Books about Ahl-ul-bayt as published in Austria

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SHAFAQNA- Iqna: The Imam Ali (AS) Islamic Center in Vienna, Austria, has published a series of books about the Ahl-ul-Bayt (AS) for children and teenagers. According to the center, the 14-volume collection titled ‘Lasst uns die Ahl-ul-Bait…

Ayatollah Sistani emphasized on documenting crimes of ISIS and punishment of its perpetrators

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SHAFAQNA- During a meeting with British Lawyer Karim As'ad Khan, Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Sistani emphasized on the necessity of documenting the crimes of ISIS and punishing its perpetrators. The Supreme Religious Authority greeted Karim…

Photos: the Martyrdom anniversary of Lady Fatima Al-Zahra in Najaf

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SHAFAQNA- Shia scholars lead a march towards Imam Ali shrine in Najaf to remember the martyrdom of Lady Fatima Al-Zahra, the daughter of Prophet Mohammed. Read more from Shafaqna: Hazrat-e-Fatima (S.A.) In Picture: Commemoration…

Cultural project launched by Imam Hussain Holy Shrine in Iraqi universities

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Imam Hussain Holy Shrine's Women's Religious Preaching Division announced the continuation of the ‘University Preaching Project’ organized by the Division in a number of Iraqi universities. The project aims at…

Photos: Shrine of The son of Hussain and grandson of Abbas (A.S)

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: In Mahaweel District , Northern part of the city of Babylon, it is located the shrine of sayyid Ali, the son of Hussain, the son of Qasim, the son of Hasan, the son of Abdullah, the son of Abbas, the son of Ali, the…

Tunisian Ambassador to Iraq: We will cooperate with Najaf city at all economic, cultural, and religious levels

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Ibrahim Rizqi, the Tunisian ambassador to Iraq, and his accompanying delegation had the honor of visiting the Imam Ali Holy Shrine in Najaf, Iraq. "I commend and thank all the officials at the Imam Ali Holy Shrine…

Pakistani Shiites in Fatimiyah mourning days

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SHAFAQNA- The mourning ceremony of the Fatimiyah period has started in the Hussainiya, mosques and the seminaries of the city of Quetta, Pakistan. This ceremony which coincides with the mourning days of Hazrat Fatima Zahra (S.A)'s martyrdom,…

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: Completion of new expansion project of Sefeer Hospital in Iraq

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Completion of new expansion project of Sefeer Hospital affiliated with the Imam Hussain Shrine.

Supreme Religious Authority warns of social and religious obloquy

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: In Friday’s sermon held at the Imam Hussain Shrine on January 18, 2019, the representative of the Shia Muslim Supreme Religious Authority, sheikh Abdul-Mehdi ElKerbela’i, talked about the types of obloquy. ElKerbela’i…

Video: What practical lesson can we learn from Prophet Yaqub (A.S)?

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SHAFAQNA- What practical lesson can we learn from Prophet Yaqub (A.S)?, according to Shaykh Azhar Nasser.   Read more from Shafaqna: Video: A portion of your money belongs to poor people Video: What you should say to a…

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…

Photos: Imam Ali Holy Shrine supervises renovations of schools in Najaf

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: The field staffs in the Volunteers Division at Imam Ali Holy Shrine is supervising renovation campaigns for schools in different quarters and districts of Najaf. "Under the auspices of the Secretary-General of Imam…

European Union Advisory Mission in Iraq visited Imam Ali (A.S) Holy Shrine

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain:  Imam Ali Holy Shrine was visited by Markus Ritter, head of the European Union Advisory Mission in Iraq (EUAM Iraq). The official expressed his deep respect and pride of being in an archaeological and religious place…

Iran’s Zarif in Imam Hussein (A.S) Holy Shrine

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SHAFAQNA- Karbala has been host to Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. He converges on the holy city of Karbala in southern Iraq to honor Imam Hussein and, attend Iran-Iraq economic conference. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad…

French FM visits holy shrine of Imam Ali (A.S) +Photos

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SHAFAQNA- During his two-day trip to Iraq, France’s Jean-Yves Le Drian visited holy shrine of Imam Ali (A.S) and also met with Ayatollah Mohammad Said al-Hakim, one of Iraq's top four Shiite clerics in Najaf on Tuesday, the first visit to…

Imam Ali's sermon about the division of community into factions

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SHAFAQNA- What follows is a part of the book Nahj al-Balagha, the most famous collection of sermons, letters, tafsirs and stories attributed to Imam Ali (A.S). It was collected by Al-Sharif al-Radi, the Shiite scholar of the tenth century.…

Religious tourism establishment to introduce Shiism in Germany

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SHAFAQNA- The international group of MC Group in Germany is considering launching of the religious tourism to introduce Shiite culture. Iranian Counselor in Germany, Seyyed Ali Mojani visited Harald Zulauf, head of the MC Group advertising…

UNICEF representative in Iran quoted a speech by Imam Ali (A.S) at a conference

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SHAFAQNA- Will Parks, the representative of UNICEF in Iran at the National Conference on Child Friendly City, held in Isfahan, cited the words of Imam Ali (A.S) who said that "Treat children with a kind of feelings of respect and personality." He…

Beirut to host conference on Bahrain uprising

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SHAFAQNA- Iqna: An international conference is planned to be held in the Lebanese capital on Wednesday on the popular uprising in Bahrain. The Ramada Plaza Hotel in Beirut will host the conference, named “8 Years of Repression in Bahrain…

Supreme Religious Authority to fathers: The easier or more difficult matters become in world of technology, the more family relationships disintegrate

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: In Friday’s sermon the representative of the Shia Muslim Supreme Religious Authority, sayyid Ahmed EsSafi, delivered on January 11, 2019, he talked about technology and the crucial role of the family in the society. EsSafi…

Video: A portion of your money belongs to poor people

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SHAFAQNA- A portion of your money doesn't belong to you, it belongs to poor people, according to Shaykh Azhar Nasser.   Read more from Shafaqna: Video: What you should say to a Muslim suffering from Depression Video: Islam…

Photos: Zarif meets Ammar al-Hakim

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SHAFAQNA- Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, arrived in Baghdad this afternoon on a 5-day visit for talks with the neighboring state’s officials. In the first day of this trip, Zarif had a meeting with the Head of the National…

Video: Islamic Movement in Nigeria rally to condemn Zaria massacre

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SHAFAQNA- Pars Today: Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria have staged yet another peaceful protest to demand the immediate release of their Leader Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky.   Read more from Shafaqna: Zaria massacre: How…

MEMORIAL OF SHEIKH NIMR BAQIR AL-NIMR IN LONDON+Photos

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SHAFAQNA- An international group of Bahraini activists presented images of Arab Cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr at the Marble Arch Square in London, commemorating the third anniversary of his execution by Saudi government. Also, pictures…

Lady Zainab (S.A) propounded Justice 1400 years ago

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SHAFAQNA- The subject of women and Ashura has been a matter for Shiite scholars in the last half century. This group of scholars has introduced prominent religious women to demonstrate religious patterns of attracting Muslim women to spaces.  In…

Hazrat Zainab (S.A.), the Untaught Sage

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SHAFAQNA-“They said, ‘Immaculate are You! We have no knowledge except what You have taught us. Indeed You are the All-Knowing, the All-Wise.” (Holy Qur’an 2:32) The above ayah of God’s Final Revelation to mankind, is the helpless…