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Why Is Najaf So Holy?

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SHAFAQNA - slate | Brendan Koerner : Najaf is considered so sacred because it's the site of the tomb of Ali, ʿAli b. AbiṬāleb, the first imam of the Shiites with graves attributed to Adam, Nuḥ (Noah).  Muslim who revered Ali (a.s) …

Besieged Shiite towns in Syria are finally free

SHAFAQNA - The Syrian army broke the terrorists' four-year-long siege of the Shiite-populated towns of Nubl and Al-Zahra in Northern Aleppo province a few minutes ago. The siege of the strategic towns was removed after four years in an army…