The World Through a Lens Every year, millions of pilgrims descend on the central Iraqi city of Karbala to commemorate the Shiite holiday of Arbaeen, one of the largest organized gatherings in the world. Credit…
Victims included 12 civilians and two traffic police officers, with 45 others suffering wounds.
The terms “Sports Whitewashing” or “Sports Washing” are used to qualify a technique whereby states with poor human rights records cover their negative international reputations by associating themselves with diverse sport events or competitions of international importance. The boxing match between Andy Ruiz and Anthony Joshua for the World Heavyweight Championship which took place in…
51 people have been convicted in a mass trial by Bahrain’s High Criminal Court; At least 27 of the 51 convicted were sentenced in absentia; Defendants accused of establishing a militant group under guidance of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and plotting to commit acts of sabotage; Convictions come amidst recent escalation of government crackdown…
Fifty-seven people also wounded in blast in area of capital that is home to many from Afghanistan’s Shia community. The death toll from a suicide bomb attack at an education centre in Afghanistan’s capital has risen to 24, officials have said, with many of the victims being teenage students.
Islamic Centre of England has Organised Online:
International Islamic Unity Conference
Date: 1st November (Sunday)
Time: 1pm to 3pm
Topic: How to develop strong relations between Sunni and Shia Scholars?
Special Message: Grand Ayatullah Makarem Shirazi
Tribute to: Late Ayatullah Taskhiri
1. HIWM Seyed Hashem Moosavi of London
2. HIWM Shaykh Hamid Shahriari of Tehran
3. HIWM Sayed Mohammad Rizvi of Toronto
4. Shaykh Muhammad Umar of Manchester. UK
5. Dr. Mohammed Khalid of Birmingham.UK
6. Shaykh Zeeshan Qadri of East London
Host: Shaykh Mohammad Zakaria of London
Discussion Panel with above said Scholars.
Don’t forget to watch Live on: Zoom ID: 5764759555/ passcode:110
Ahlebait TV (sky-745)
Ali Fadhel Abbas, a 21-year-old garage worker, was arbitrarily arrested in 2019 at the Bahrain International Airport while returning from Iraq, where he visited the shrine of Imam Husain on the 40th day of his martyrdom. He is currently detained in Dry Dock Detention Center, where he has been for almost a year, awaiting the…
October 6, 2020 Washington DC – The Institute for Gulf Affairs is releasing a report revealing the extremist, Anti-Semitic, Anti-Shia & Anti-Christian contents of senior Saudi officials and literature in schools and military publications. Just like the Saudi Monarchy’s state was built on the extremist Wahhabi ideology, so is the Saudi military and educational system as shown in this and other publications.
Ashura is a time of mourning and remembrance for the Shia Muslims. In Bahrain, its observance serves as both a symbol of their religion and a marker of their religious freedom. However, this year, Bahraini authorities have continued the systematic discrimination against the Shia citizens by curtailing their freedom of religious observation, citing COVID-19 as…
Between 2001 and 2018, approximately 4847 Shias were killed in incidents of sectarian violence. Some databases estimate over 10,000 innocent lives were lost during this time. The statistics are evidence of the blatant disregard for Shia lives, the complacency of State institutions and their failure to protect minorities.