Photos: Martyrdom Anniversary of Imam Muhammad al-Taqi (A.S.) in London

, , , , , ,
SHAFAQNA: A ceremony was held in London's Imam Ali (A.S) Institute, to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Muhammad al-Taqi (A.S.).   Source: Shafaqna Persian   Read more from Shafaqna: Martyrdom…

Muslim Walls of Madrid

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA - Atlas Obscura : Among the oldest structures in Madrid, these Moorish walls once guarded the medieval city of Mayrit. The remains of the Muslim Walls of Madrid (Muralla Islamica de Madrid) are among the oldest structures…

Photos: Takht-e Soleyman archaeological and touristic site

, , ,
SHAFAQNA - Mehr News Agency : Situated in the southeastern highlands of West Azarbaijan province and in Takab county in Iran, Takht-e Soleiman encompasses a lake roughly 80 by 120 meters and a Sassanid-era Zoroastrian temple complex dedicated…

Photos: Wester Mosque in Amsterdam - Netherlands

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA - Beautiful Mosques : Westermoskee (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌʋɛstərmɔsˈkeː]; Turkish: Ayasofya Camii; English: Western Mosque) is a mosque in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. It is situated on the bank of the canalized river Schinkel…

Photos: cleaning works of the dome and minarets of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas's shrine

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA - Al Kafeel : In order to maintain the sheen and luster of the shrine's dome of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him) and to protect it from the erosion of its golden tiles, the servants of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him)…

The Religious Affairs Department in the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali (PBUH) Completes the Virtual Haj Project

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA - Imam Ali Network : The Propagation Division in the Religious Affairs Department completed the virtual Haj project. They erected shapes resembling the Kaaba, Safa and Marwa, al-Aqaba, etc. in the Pilgrims City of the Holy Shrine of…

Photos: 12000-year-old Arnan petroglyphs

, , , , ,
SHAFAQNA - Mehr News Agency | by Abolfazl Mohammadi : Eighty kilometres southwest of Yazd city, in the slate rock of the Arnan height, thirty one rock art petroglyphs (scraped or scratched rock art) figures dating to the stone ages (the Neolithic)…

The floor of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (p) holy shrine has covered with an art piece

, , , , , ,
SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel Global Network: The completion of covering the floor of the holy shrine of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him) with alabaster and its doors open to receive the visitors. An art piece designed with rare alabaster on…

Photos: Green Lane Mosque in Birmingham

, , , , ,
SHAFAQNA - Beautiful Mosques: The Markazi Jamiat Ahl-e-Hadith UK, commonly referred to as Green Lane Mosque, is one of Birmingham’s and Britain’s major mosques. Established in the 1970s, the Masjid occupies a prominent corner site in…

Old Photos of Imam Reza (A.S)'s Holy Shrine

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA - A rare collection of old pictures of Imam Reza's holy shrine selected by Shafaqna. Photos by Luigi Pesce (Italian, 1818-1891): Photos by Sir Percy Molesworth Sykes (British, 1867-1945) Read more from Shafaqna: The…

Photos: the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali (P) Receives the Banner of Imam Ridha Holy Shrine

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA - Imam Ali Network : The Secretary General of the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali (PBUH) the engineer Mr. Yusuf Sheikh Radhi received the delegation of Imam Ridha Holy Shrine. Mr. Yusuf welcomed them hospitably and sent his congratulations…

Photos: The unusual design of Shah-Do Shamshira Mosque

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA - Islamic Arts : The Shah-Do Shamshira Mosque, the “Mosque of the King of Two Swords”, is located in downtown Kabul along the edge of the Kabul River. It was built in the 1920s by Amanullah Khan (r. 1919-29), who attempted to introduce…

Photos of Iraq Captured in the Second Half of 20th Century

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA: Mr. Latif Al Ani is regarded as the founder of Iraqi photography. His pictures are mostly in black and white from everyday moments of Iraqi life, in a time between the revolutions, coups and wars that shaped modern Iraq, to show the…

Photos: Badarak Ritual Ceremony at Saint Titus Church

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA: The annual ritual ceremony of Holy Liturgy or Soorp Badarak, held at Saint Titus Church in Iran's Chaldoran city of Western Azerbaijan Province. This ceremony held on Saturday, with the presence of many Christians from Iran, Frence,…

Photos: A Historical Photo of Hazrat Masoumeh (sa) Holy Shrine in Qom

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA: A Historical Photo of Fatima Masoumeh's (sa)  Holy Shrine in Qom.   Read more from Shafaqna: Old Photos of Al-Askari Holy Shrine Photo: Kazemayn in 20th Century Photos: Prophet Muhammad(pbh)'s tomb from ins…

Photos: Turkmen customs

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA - IRNA : These pictures show the Turkmen people's customs and culture in Turkmenistan on July 6, 2018.         Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: Gilan and Ardebil provinces’ superb scenery Iran…

Photos: Martyrdom of Imam Jaf'ar al-Sadiq commemorated in Mashhad and Shah-Abdol-Azim Shrine

, , , , ,
SHAFAQNA - Mehr News Agency : Countless number of followers of the Ahl al-Bayt (Household of the Prophet) converged in Tehran’s Shah-Abdol-Azim shrine and in the streets of Iranian northeastern city of Mashahd to mark the martyrdom of the…

Photos: Gilan and Ardebil provinces’ superb scenery

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA - ISNA : These beautiful landscapes are along the Asalem-Khakhal road, which connects Gilan province with Ardebil province of Iran. With this breathtaking scenery, this place is known as the most beautiful road of Iran. It contains…

Photos: the tomb of Imam Sadiq (a.s) in Jannat al-Baqi‘ 

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA - Jannat al-Baqi‘ (Arabic: جَـنَّـة الْـبَـقِـيْـع‎) is cemetery in Medina, the Hijazi region of present-day Saudi Arabia. It is located to the southeast of the Prophet's Mosque, which contains the grave of Muhammad…

Indian visitors arrive at the holy shrines of Karbala after a journey lasting more than 6 months.

, , , , , , ,
SHAFAQNA- Al Kafeel : The love and attachment to the imams of the Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them) are embodied in countless images. One of them is the experience of a group of lovers of Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them) from the city of Hyderabad,…

Photos: Happy atmosphere in Moscow

, , , , ,
SHAFAQNA - ISNA : FIFA World Cup 2018 has begun since June 15 in Russia and it has created a happy atmosphere for football fans, especially in Moscow. Russia has provided an excellent service for football fans, therefore, many people from…

Photos: Historical city of Seimareh in western Iran

, , ,
SHAFAQNA -IRNA : The historical city of Seimareh in Ilam Province is considered as one the largest historical cities in the western part of the country, waiting to be inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Seimareh is one of the…

Top 5 Muslim Honeymoon Destinations You Have To Consider!

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA - MVSLIM | by Huda and Zain : As newly-weds, choosing a place to celebrate the start of your new life together can be both exciting and overwhelming. As Muslims we have a variety of travel needs, and alhamdulillah, there are plenty…

Photos: Paragliding adventure in northern Iran

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA - IRNA  : Paragliding adventure in the northern Province of Golestan.                      Read more from Shafaqna: Naghsh-e Jahan Square: a prime tourist destination in Iran Photos:…

Photos: Stages of building the tomb of Imam Al-Hussayn (as)

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA - Alkafeel: After the fall of the tyrant former regime in the year 2003, the holy shrines witnessed a comprehensive renaissance in various fields, including intellectual, cultural and urban field. In the intellectual and cultural fields,…

Iraqi Universities supply Alkufa Grand Mosque Library by Cultural, Scientific Researches

, , , , ,
SHAFAQNA -  Masjed-Alkufa  : The cadre's of Alkufa Grand Mosque Library efforts and the sponsorship of Secretary–General Sayed. Muhammad Almussawee, fructified in getting a lot of scientific and intellectual researches written by the specialist…

Photos: New Quranic façade inside the courtyard of Moslem Bin Aqeel

, , , , ,
SHAFAQNA - Masjed-Alkufa  : The Engineering Cadre finished the works of renovating the Quranic façade inside the courtyard of Moslem Bin Aqeel(AS).                      Read more from Shafaqna: Photos:…

AlKafeel Museum for Treasures and Manuscripts participates in "Mulabboon" Festival

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA - Alkafeel Global Network :  AlKafeel Museum for Treasures and Manuscripts of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine participates in the exhibition of the "Mulabboon" Festival held by the holy shrine of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him)…