Integration, class and secularism: the marginalization of Shia identities in the UK Iranian diaspora
Despite ongoing debates about the nature and role of multiculturalism in the UK, the idea of integration remains significant in British immigration policies and community relations, and it orients…
Analysts have expressed scepticism about previous Bahraini allegations of Iranian and Hizballah involvement. Bahrain’s attorney general charged nearly 170 people on Tuesday with forming a Shia “terrorist organisation” named for Lebanon’s famed militant group Hizballah.
The Scottish Ahlul Bayt Society was pleased to have held a fellowship Eid Dinner for the 4th consecutive year in commemoration of Eid al-Adha, a rememberance of the Prophet Abraham and a feast for Muslims at the end of the Hajj. It is the etiquette of the Holy Prophet [s] and his Noble Family [a] to build neighbourly relations.
Long satisfied to attempt to dominate pan-Arab media and battle it out with Qatar’s state-owned Al Jazeera television network, Saudi Arabia has now set its hegemonic sights on influencing the media landscape of the non-Arabic speaking greater Middle East.
Africa Federation Archives – Murrabi Hassanalibhai Suleman “Chacha” – The Founder of Hyderi Imambara South London
SECRETARIAT AFRICA FEDERATION ARCHIVES SECTION 20th July 2018 (6th Zilkaad 1439 AH) Download: Africa Federation Archives – Murrabi Hassanalibhai Suleman “Chacha” – The Founder of Hyderi Imambara South London (PDF, 280KB) Download: Africa Federation Archives – Murrabi Hassanalibhai Suleman “Chacha” – The Founder of Hyderi Imambara South London (PDF, 276KB)
9 July 2018 – Today, Bahrain’s most prominent Shia cleric, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, arrived in London to receive medical treatment. He landed at 3:31pm at Heathrow Airport from Bahrain International Airport on Gulf Air flight GF003. It appears that Sheikh Isa Qassim has been suffering from an “undisclosed illness” and recently fell and hurt himself….
The Scottish Ahlul Bayt Society and its Director-General Imam Razawi were privileged to have invited a senior United Nations official to Scotland for a 2-day visit to engage religious, civic, governmental and political actors on an issue of crucial concern for the international community, and the people of Scotland by the same token.
The “reformist” face of the Saudi crown prince, Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) that appears to the West is a camouflage to a more sinister face of repression, dictatorship and state terrorism. The real face of the Saudi regime was laid bare this week when regime’s troops stormed the Eastern city of Qatif, raided many houses and detained scores of innocent people.
The following interview with Professor Abdulaziz Sachedina was conducted in 2016 and presented here after his editorial interventions for purposes of accuracy. We hope that scholars of all age cohorts will benefit from this interview on Professor Sachedina’s life and scholarship. Ahmet Selim Tekelioglu (AT): Thank you, Professor Sachedina for agreeing to speak to Maydan.