Malaysia hosts seminar on religious coexistence

Malaysia hosts seminar on religious coexistence

Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur has hosted international seminar on coexistence of religions coexistence with focus on lifestyle of Imam Reza (AS) eighth Shia Imam.

 
Iran to open bunkering terminal in blow to UAE

Iran to open bunkering terminal in blow to UAE

Iran will start bunkering operations at a newly-built ship fueling terminal on the Persian Gulf island of Qeshm by next month, the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) said Wednesday....

 

Canada asks China for clemency for drug-smuggling citizen

Canada has asked China to grant clemency to a Canadian citizen given capital punishment for drug trafficking in China, after Beijing urged Ottawa to respect its judicial sovereignty.

 
Palestine takes over G77 chairmanship, raps occupying Israel

Palestine takes over G77 chairmanship, raps occupying Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has been appointed as chairman of the largest bloc at the UN slamming occupation of Palestinian lands by Tel Aviv regime.

 
Saudi military base in Jizan comes under Yemeni forces attack

Saudi military base in Jizan comes under Yemeni forces attack

Yemeni forces have targeted Saudi military base in southwestern region of Jizan retaliating atrocities by the Arab kingdom on the impoverished Yemeni nation.

 
Defense ministry lauds Iran

Defense ministry lauds Iran's successful space mission

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami hailed the efforts of scientists of Iran's Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO), who successfully launched a domestically-built 'Payam' satellite ...

 
15 displaced Syrian kids die of freezing temperature, UNICEF

15 displaced Syrian kids die of freezing temperature, UNICEF

More than eight Syrian children displaced due to the war have lost their lives in freezing temperatures and shortage of medical supplies at refugee camp, the United Nations International Children’s Fund ...

 
Qom seminary sternly warns joining FATF favors enemies

Qom seminary sternly warns joining FATF favors enemies

A host of elites from Qom seminary wrote a letter to the head of Expediency Council, warning that Iran’s joining FATF leads to enemies’ complete dominance over the country’s banking affairs.

 
Iran and Iraq holding business forum in Karbala

Iran and Iraq holding business forum in Karbala

A business forum between the Iranian side and representatives from Iraq’s central and southern provinces was held Wed. morning in Karbala in the presence of Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif.

 
Iran government gets clearance for $5 billion Russian loan

Iran government gets clearance for $5 billion Russian loan

The Iranian government has been allowed to get a $5 billion loan from Russia for infrastructure projects, a parliamentary spokesman said on Tuesday.

 
 
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Italy’s security approach to Islam

Italian state’s security and counter-terrorism-oriented approach prevents it from adopting collaborative policies on Islam that do not criminalize Italian Muslims but aim at working with them hand-in-hand toward mutual benefits

Isfahan seminary introduces Imam (As) Hussein to tourists

International seminary in Iran’s historical city of Isfahan welcomes foreign visitors with bottles of water and multilingual guides who introduce the third Shia Imam for tourists amid the mourning month of Muharram.

Democracy in the Light of Imam Hussain’s (PBUH) Movement

One of the questions that arises about Imam Hussain’s (PBUH) movement, which is of great importance especially in the modern days, is whether he desired to form an Islamic community, and if so whether the people willingly wanted to accept his leadership or not.

Is establishing an Arab NATO possible?

As tensions between Iran and the United States continue to heighten under America’s hawkish President Donald Trump, latest reports have indicated that Trump's administration has been quietly pushing ahead with a plan to create a NATO-like security and political alliance between Arab countries to confront ...

Who’s in Charge? The Israel Lobby Ten Years Later

The Summer of 2017 marked the tenth anniversary of the publication of Stephen Walt and Mearsheimer’s book The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy.

 
“Khomeini, God’s Revolutionary” published in Italy

Italian translation of book on the high character of Imam Khomeini (RA), the late Iranian leader, is published ahead of the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in the country.

“Open Your Eyes” published

A group of Iranian authors have collected remarks by prominent Shia cleric in their new book with the theme of Islamic ethics.

“Political Thoughts of Ayatollah Khamenei” published

Major publication in Iran has released the latest book on the Supreme Leader of Islamic Republic detailing the political thoughts by Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.

“Introduction to Bibliography of Nahj al-Balagha” published

New book by publication of the University of Islamic Denominations is released to provide the readers with book on bibliography of Nahj al-Balagha, major Shia reference.

First volume of “Qur’anic Encyclopedia of Hajj” published

The first volume of Qur’anic encyclopedia of Hajj is published by research center of culture and Qur’an studies co-authored by a group of Iranian researchers in a bid to compile the studies on the Islamic pillar.

 
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China defends draconian camps enslaving Muslim minorities

China will not back down on what it sees as a highly successful de-radicalisation programme in Xinjiang that has attracted global concern, but fewer people will be sent through, officials said last week in allowing rare media access there.

Highlights of global energy market in 2018

The global energy sector in 2018 largely featured the U.S.’ decision to impose sanctions against Iran, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)'s decision to lower oil output, extensive oil price fluctuations and climate concerns.

Rights group says concrete steps must be taken for Rohingya crisis resolution

The international community should put forward concrete plans to resolve the Rohingya crisis, head of a Rome-based human rights group said.

Turkish fleet sails sea as part of 12-year-old ‘Mediterranean Shield’ op

Turkish forces deployed in the Eastern Mediterranean as part of “Operation Mediterranean Shield” are monitoring developments at sea. The fleet’s duty is to protect Barbaros Hayrettin Paşa, a Turkish seismic vessel working in the Eastern Mediterranean which has previously been the target of a Greek frigate ...

East Mediterranean energy equation heats up

Among the quadrilateral of Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, and Israel, it is possible to identify four different groups of three. The geometry of any emerging cooperation on energy development and export, if it does not include Turkey, will be in the East Mediterranean, from these states.