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British MP: Shiites are interested in Peace and Liberty

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SHAFAQNA- A member of the British Parliament said Shiites are interested in Peace and Liberty, and they are kind to even their enemies. According to almaalomah , Maurice Claasman, a Labour peer in Britain's House of Lords said  Shiites are…

Sir Percy Sykes: Hussain and his followers, the brave people who made their names inevitable forever

SHAFAQNA- Sir Percy Sykes, British orientalist, said about Imam Hussain (a.s.), “Indeed the courage and bravery that these less number of people showed was at a level that in all these centuries, everyone who heard it, unconsciously, they…

Photos: Present Atmosphere of Beyn-al-Harmian

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SHAFAQNA- Pictures of the present Atmosphere of Imam Hussain (AS) holy shrine, Beyn-al-Harmian and the shrine of Aba-al-Fadl (AS) in Arbaeen arena.   Read more from Shafaqna: All you need to know…

The Priest of the state of Georgia: I've come to Karbala to kiss its holy soil

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SHAFAQNA: Al-Khaas Sunghi Lashfili, one of the priest of the state of Georgia , who has come to Karbala to participate in the pilgrimage of Arbaeen Imam Hussein (AS) said to SHAFAQNA: Justice and Peace was won by a great man named Imam Hussein…

Thousands of volunteers assist Iraqi Red Crescent in Arbaeen

SHAFAQNA- Iraq’s Red Crescent Society said some 7,000 individuals have volunteered to help the society in serving Arbaeen pilgrims this year. It added that volunteer medical teams have also been stationed in and around the holy city…

Missing Persons Center of Imam Ali Shrine opens more centers, delivers lost and found people home

SHAFAQNA- For the Arba’een pilgrimage, the Missing Persons Center of the Imam Ali Shrine has set a program that ensures taking the lost and found people home after 24 hours. Mr. Hasan ElHasany stated to the Media Center of the Imam…

Video: Italian Catholic Woman Proud to be Arbaeen Pilgrim

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SHAFAQNA- An Italian catholic woman feels proud to be a member of a millions-strong crowd of people who march toward the holy city of Karbala, Iraq, for Arbaeen. Arbaeen comes 40 days after Ashura, the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia…

Dispatch of Imam Redha Holy Shrine servants to serve in Karbala and Shalamcheh

SHAFAQNA- Assistant of Sacred Premises and Pilgrims’ Affairs of Imam Redha Holy Shrine announced the dispatch of the servants of the Holy Shrine to Karbala and Shalamcheh to serve the walking pilgrims of Imam Hussein for Arbaeen. According…

In picture: New sanctuary prepared to receive Arbaeen pilgrims

SHAFAQNA- Fatima Sanctuary – next to the Imam Ali Shrine – was opened on 17 October 2018 to receive Arba'een pilgrims.   Photography: Charity Center of the Imam Ali Shrine Recently Added In picture: New sanctuary…

Who is Imam Husayn (AS)?

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Imam Husayn (AS) Shafaqna - The third Shiite Imam, Husayn, was the second son of Ali  and Fatima . He was born in 626 AD. He was named in a ceremony similar to the one held for his elder brother Hasan in the presence of the Prophet Muhammad…

Photos: Hamedan bazaar's vending mourning attires apparatus during Muharram

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SHAFAQNA- The most important Shi’a mourning ceremony is Muharram which commemorates the death of Imam Hussein (AS). Iranian people, every year with the arrival of Muharram, mourn for Imam Hussein (AS), Third Infallible Imam of Household of…

Fifth Infallible Sayings

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SHAFAQNA-*  O Allah what did he finds who lost you, and what did he loose who found you. * On his way to Karbala, Imam Hussain(A.S.) said: This world has changed, snubbed, and its good has turned tail. Nothing has remained from it except…

Dua for 3rd Shaban

SHAFAQNA- Its recommended to recite this dua on the 3rd of Shaban, as Imam Husain was born on this day. اَللّٰھُمَّ إِنِّی أَسْأَ لُکَ بِحَقِّ الْمَوْلُودِ فِی ھذَا الْیَوْمِ O…

Short Ahadeeth by Imam Al-Hussain (A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- 1. Imam Al-Hussain (peace be upon him) said: Sitting with the intelligent is a sign of successfulness. Disputation with other than the disbelievers is a sign of ignorance. A sign of a scholar is his self-criticism of his sayings…

Arbaeen Pilgrimage, Beautiful Symbol of Presence of Ahl-ul-Bayt (AS) Followers

SHAFAQNA- "The Arbaeen march has always existed,” Ayatollah Khamenei said on Tuesday. "But (such a) great movement that is a very beautiful and magnificent symbol of the presence of Ahl-ul-Bayt (AS) followers and devotees did not exist…

Ziyaarat al-Arbaeen

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SHAFAQNA-Ziyaarat al-Arbaeen

Over 25 Million Muslims March Against ISIS And The Mainstream Media Completely Ignores It

SHAFAQNA- In one of the largest organized marches in the history of the world, tens of millions of Shia Muslims made an incredibly heartening statement, by risking their lives to travel through war-stricken areas to openly defy ISIS. This…

Call for Fourth Arbaeen Int’l Award

SHAFAQNA- According to ICRO’s website, the theme of the works submitted to the contest include Arbaeen march to the holy city of Karbala, and respect and love for Imam Hussein (AS). Those willing to attend the competition in the photo category…

Who is Hussein?

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SHAFAQNA- Islam Comics is a group of Muslim artists who are using their art to propagate the true face of the religion – Islam. For viewing their artifacts you can follow them on the social networking sites such as Instagram, Facebook…

Imam Husayn (a) and al-Tawheed

SHAFAQNA- Importance of remembering Imam Husayn (a) in the role of a dhakir. Story of the dream of a well-known scholar that those who will easily pass through the Day of Reckoning. Story of famous poet, Jamal al-Din al-Musalli al-Hilli…

The Household of Imam Husayn (A.S.) in Kufah

SHAFAQNA- By: Shaikh Muhammad Hadi al-Yusufi al-Gharawi ‘Umar bin Sa‘d remained [there for the rest of] that day and the next day.1 He ordered the heads of the remainder [of al-Husayn’s followers who had been slain] to be cut off. He…

Ashura Encyclopedia

SHAFAQNA- By Javad Muhaddithy Detailed accounts of people, places and events surrounding the al-Taff Battle and the martyrdom of Imam Husayn (a), members of his household and companions on Ashura Day. A - Aabis Ibn Abi Shabib Al-Shakiry One…

Dua Arafah [eng subs]

SHAFAQNA- This dua is prescribed for the Day of Arafah during the Hajj pilgrimage by the grandson of the Holy Prophet Muhammad; the Master of Martyrs, Imam Husain (peace and blessings be upon them).

3rd Shaban: The Birthday Anniversary of Imam Husayn (A.S.) 4th Shaban: The Birthday Anniversary of Hadrat Abul Fazl Abbas (A.S.) 5th Shaban: The Birthday Anniversary of Imam Zainul Abedin (A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- Imam Husayn (A.S.), the Doyen of the Martyrs, the Grandson of the Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.), the Chief of the Youth of Paradise who saved Islam from complete destruction by his great sacrifice at the battlefield of Karbala was…

28th Rajab, Start of Journey of Imam Hussein (A.S) Towards Iraq

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SHAFAQNA- After hatching the conspiracy and achieving ultimate martyrdom of Imam Hassan (A.S), Muawiya started campaigning openly for the succession of his son Yazid to the office of Caliphate. Until that time he had always planned in secret…

Arrival of Jabir in Karbala

SHAFAQNA- Shaykh Tusi writes in his book entitled Misbah ul Mutahajjid that 20th of the month of Safar is the day on which Jabir bin Abdullah Ansari a companion of the Holy Prophet came from Medina to Karbala to pay homage to the sacred grave…

The Prophet's flower

SHAFAQNA- Hussain (A.S) spent his childhood with Lady Fatimah (S.A), Imam Ali (A.S), and especially with Prophet Muhammad (A.S). The love and affection Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H&H.P) had towards Hussain (A.S) was so unique that all the…