Photos: Advanced Stages of the Decoration and Engravings of the Qibla gate of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (A.S.)

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The work of decoration and engravings of the Qibla gate of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him) from inside, reaches advanced stages. The expansion project of the gates of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine aims to creating…

The 2019 Global Hussainian Documentary Competition to begin

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: The Preparatory Committee of the 2019 15th Annual Global Peak of Martyrdom Conference has announced launching the Annual Global Hussainian Documentary Competition – one of the activities of the conference held…

Photos: New upgrades to the shrine of the camp site of Imam Hussain in Karbala

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SHAFAQNA- New upgrades to the shrine of the camp site of Imam Hussain in Karbala.   Read more from Shafaqna: Manuscripts about Imam Ali (A.S) in Tehran Exhibition Thousands of antique and invaluable manuscripts on Quran…

Video: An Egyptian artist creates masterpieces using his mouth to paint

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SHAFAQNA- This Egyptian artist creates masterpieces using his mouth to paint.

Video: Unveiling new lattice-enclosed tomb of martyrs of the Taf Battle after installation

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Unveiling the new lattice-enclosed tomb of the martyrs of the Taf battle after installation.   Read more from Shafaqna: The Supreme Religious Authority: Reviewing the Taf tragedy is important historically,…

Photos: Painting Exhibition "Al-Haq-ma'-Ali"

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SHAFAQNA- Mehr News: Opening ceremony of "Al-Haq-ma'-Ali" Painting Exhibition, new works by Hassan Rouhol Alamin, held at Niavaran Cultural Center on Friday.   Read more from Shafaqna: Persian and Islamic…

Photos: Imam Hussain Shrine's Stunning designs and arabesque

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Imam Hussain Shrine's Stunning designs and arabesque.

Video: The sequence of Jesus Christ birth in Iranian Movie of "The Holy Maryam"

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SHAFAQNA- The Prophet Isa Bin Maryam (A.S.) was born in Bethlehem, Palestine, on December 25, the first year of Christ, 622 years before the emigration of the prophet Muhammad (S.A). The Prophet Isa is the fourth Prophet Ulu'l-Azm. In addition…

Photos: The completion of the project of handwriting the Noble Quran in Iraq

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: The National Center for Quranic Science, in a stately ceremony, affiliated with the Shia Endowment Bureau, has announced the completion of the project of handwriting the Noble Quran. Bureau Chief Ala’ ElMoseawei,…

Iraqi universities held Museum-management workshops

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: A number of workshops on museum management has conducted by Imam Hussain Museum in Iraqi universities. Imam Hussain Museum's curator Dr. Ala’ Dheya-EdDeen said, “Within Imam Hussain Museum’s program of conducting…

Participation of Imam Hussain Holy Shrine in international theatrical festival

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Imam Hussain Shrine’s Department of Child Care has participated in Neopolis 33rdInternational Festival of Children’s Theater held in Tunisia. Department Director Mohammed ElHesnawei said, “Our participation…

Photos: Tobafi in eastern Iran

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SHAFAQNA- IRNA: This photo shows Tobafi (towel weaving), an art in eastern Iran that has been registered by World Crafts Council in 2018. Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: Meet 80 year old Turkmen jeweler Photos:…

Persian and Islamic art (painting) exhibition in London

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SHAFAQNA- According to the Shafaqna correspondent, Persian and Islamic art (painting) exhibition took place in London early December. Maryam Mirzaei, an Iranian painter, exposed her artworks to the public in this exhibition. Maryam…

Photos: "Les Miserables" play in Espinas Palace Hotel in west of Tehran

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SHAFAQNA- IRNA: Iranian director Hossein Parsai is staging a musical based Victor Hugo's French historical novel “Les Misérables” in Espinas Palace Hotel in west of Tehran on Dec 4, 2018. Read…

Photos: Meet 80 year old Turkmen jeweler

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SHAFAQNA- Mehr News Agency: Gholam Agh is the name of a 80-year-old artist who has devoted 60 years of his life to creating Turkmen jewelry and teaching the art to next generations in Gonbad Kavus, northern Golestan province. Currently, he…

Iraqi project to reinforce Iraq's history and culture to be launched in cooperation with Oxford University

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SHAFAQNA- Museum expert Paul Collins from the Oxford University has announced that the Oxford University is determined to launch a joint project with UNESCO and museum experts to devote a section at the Iraqi museums on Iraq’s history and…

Sheikh Zakzaki’s Life Documentary at International Resistance Film Festival

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SHAFAQNA- The documentary of three decades of life and struggles of Nigerian Shiite Leader Sheikh Zakzaki presents in the fifteenth International Resistance Film Festival, which will be held in Tehran and Isfahan from December 5 to 9. The…

Mirror works on Men's mosque in Imam Hussain (A.S) holy shrine

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Covering the interior walls of the Men’s Mosque, which is inside the Imam Hussain Shrine, has been completed by the Maintenance Department of the Imam Hussain Shrine with pieces of decorative mirrors. Kereem ElEmbari,…

Photos: First prize of the photojournalism dedicated to a photographer from the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: A photographer from the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine won three awards in the Andrei Stenin International Contest, and the Russian government hosts the child Qassem; the hero of his picture. Taisir Mahdi Khudair Kazem…

Video: A French artist paints the homes of Refugees all over the world

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SHAFAQNA: A French artist paints the homes of Refugees all over the world. Each murals give a voice to refugees. Read more from Shafaqna: Video: Incredible path of Syrian boy from refugee to red carpet Video: Employment, training…

Video: Incredible path of Syrian boy from refugee to red carpet

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SHAFAQNA- Zain Al Rafeaa and his family find new beginning in Norway, when he was discovered by film director Nadine Labaki in the streets of Beirut. Syrian refugee Zain Al Rafeaa barely knew how to write his name. He was discovered by…

Photos: Tazi'eh performance in Iran

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SHAFAQNA - ISNA : Every year, on the occasion of Arbaeen Hosseini, the Tazi'eh of the Day of Ashura holds at Imam Zadeh Shah Karam, the descendants of Imam Reza (AS), in the historic village of Arisman, which is located in the city of Natanz,…

Fashion World make a More Inclusive Space for Muslim Women

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SHAFAQNA- Designers and international brands in last few years have taken notice to the significance of Muslims in the fashion industry by creating Muslim clothing line featuring hijabs that allow Muslim women to express themselves while still…

Video: Syria’s National Museum Reopens After Six Years

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SHAFAQNA- On Sunday, Syria's National Museum of Damascus opened its rich trove of antiquities to visitors again, seven years after war forced it to close and months after the government recaptured all rebel areas near the capital. According…
AL-BAQI’ RECONSTRUCTION IN VIEW OF AN AMERICAN RESEARCHER

Al-Baqi' reconstruction in view of an American researcher

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SHAFAQNA- Zoheir Hossein, the Afghan-American researcher, commented on Al-Baqi's restoration in the last panel of the second Shiite study at the University of Cologne, Germany, by providing a report on the architectural and building features…

Farshchian Islamic Art University opened in Tehran, Iran

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SHAFAQNA- The opening ceremony of Farshchian Islamic Art University was held in Tehran, on October 22, 2018. Farshchian University on traditional arts and handicrafts, proposed several years ago by master of Persian painting and miniature…

Photos: the Historical Saveh Grand Mosque

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SHAFAQNA-  These pictures show the Saveh Grand Mosque in Markazi Province, central west of Iran. The mosque is valuable as its architecture goes back to pre-Islamic and Safavid eras.     Read more from Shafaqna: Erdogan…

Photos: Twice-stolen Ancient Iranian relic in National Museum of Tehran

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SHAFAQNA- These photos are about the ancient Iranian relic which was planned to be sold in an auction in New York for $2.5 m and was returned to Iran with legal follow-ups. It was unveiled in National Museum of Iran on Oct 7, 2018.   …