Shii News and Resources

Shii Communities World Wide

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World-wide Communities

Ahlul Bait (a.s) Foundation of South Africa
The Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna Asheri Jamaats of Africa

Australian Shia Gathering Place
Imam Hasan Centre, Sydney

website of Shaykh Isa Ahmad Qasim (in Arabic)
Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (English and Arabic)
Bahraini opposition web site (in Arabic):
Bahrain Interfaith Centre
Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB)
Bahrain Shia News Agency

Al Wefaq Party English section
UK-based Bahrain Justice and Development Movement
‘Religion and Politics in Bahrain’ blog, Dr Justin Gengler

Akhbari sites in Bahrain

Mumbai Dawoodi Bohra Jamaat
Dawat-e Hadiyah
Dawoodi Bohra site

Akhbaris in India

North America
Islamic Educational Centre of Orange County
Shia Muslim Council of Southern California
NYU Center for Dialogues, their report ‘The Growing Divide between the Sunni and Shia Worlds’,
Imam al-Khoei Foundation, New York
Ahl al-Bayt Islamic Seminary (Chicago, Ill.)

South America


Akhbaris in Pakistan

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Shia
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information

United Kingdom
Edinburgh Ahlul Bayt Society
Al-Mahdi Institute (Birmingham)
Shii centre in Middlesex
Shia in Wessex
Husaini Islamic Centre, Peterborough
Masjid al-Husayn, Leicester
Centre for Academic Shii Studies (London)
Centre for Islamic Shi`a Studies (London)
The Muhammadi Trust of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Islamic Thought
The Islamic College of Advanced Studies (London)
Publishers of Journal of Shi‘a Islamic Studies
Jurisprudence Center of Pure Imams (London)
Ahlulbayt Islamic Mission (London)
Institute of Ismaili Studies (London)
The World Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Muslim Communities
Khoja Studies
Online Shia Studies