The Prelude to the Martyrdom of Imam Hussain a.s

SHAFAQNA-When al-Hassan, peace be upon him, died, the Shia in Iraq began to make plans. They wrote to al-Husayn, peace be on him, about removing Mu'awiya and giving the pledge of allegiance to him. However, he refused them and pointed out that…

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

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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…

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

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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…

Martyrdom of Sayedah Fatima Zahraa (as) by Usama Al-Atar

SHAFAQNA- Sheikh Usama Al-Atar gives a lecutre in regards to the Martyrdom of Sayedah Fatima Zahraa (as)

His Martyrdom

SHAFAQNA- From the second half of 658, MUAWIYA, the governor of Syria, had been steadily escalating violence against the dominions of Ali. Some of his inroads reached Ain-at-Tamar and Anbar, only 170 miles north of Kufa. The men of Kufa were…

Holy Prophet (p.b.u.h) Reveals Fatima's Future to Her

SHAFAQNA- It was natural for the Prophet (S) who knew and foretold the future events, to reveal to his family, especially his beloved daughter Fatima (SA), the events which they would face in the future. He (S) undoubtedly informed Fatima…

Imam Hassan Al-Askari (A.S)'s Martyrdom

SHAFAQNA- We offer our deepest consolations to The Master of This Time Imam Al-Mahdi (A.S), and to all the believers and strugglers for the anniversary of Imam Hassan Al-Askari (A.S)'s martyrdom. The period of imamate of Imam Hassan Al-Askari…

Martyrdom anniversary of Maytham al-Tammar (RA); the Orator of Ahlul Bayt (AS)

SHAFAQNA- The brilliance of Maytham’s faith doesn’t fade after having replied to Ibn Ziyad’s foolish talk; rather, Maytham went on to give us more inspiration in his love for the Ahlul Bayt. While he was hanging from the very tree that…