Palestine submits UN resolution against Israeli occupation

Palestine submits UN resolution against Israeli occupation

Palestinians have submitted a draft UN Security Council resolution in an effort to end Israeli occupation by the end of 2017.

 
Russian economy will recover from crisis: Putin

Russian economy will recover from crisis: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country’s economy will recover from the current financial crisis, which he says is “provoked” by several external factors.

 
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Israel's 'worst nightmare' is Obama: Edward Corrigan

Israel’s worst nightmare is an American president, who is not pressured by the powerful Zionist lobby and can act without any restraints, says a political commentator.

 
Majority of Russians support Putin: Poll

Majority of Russians support Putin: Poll

A recent opinion poll shows that support for Russian President Vladimir Putin has not declined despite economic difficulties and US sanctions against the country.

 
UK vows to keep Hamas on EU blacklist

UK vows to keep Hamas on EU blacklist

The British government says it will try hard to keep Palestinian resistance movement Hamas on the EU blacklist, despite a high court ruling for its removal.

 
Palestinian UN draft against Israel act of war: Intelligence min.

Palestinian UN draft against Israel act of war: Intelligence min.

The Israeli intelligence minister describes as an “act of war” a Palestinian draft submitted to the UN Security Council to end Israeli occupation by the end of 2017.

 
Iran raps terrorist attack in Pakistan

Iran raps terrorist attack in Pakistan

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has denounced the recent terrorist attack on a school in Pakistan, saying that the perpetrators of such crimes seek to harm Islam’s image.

 
‘Iran backing war on terror across Iraq’

‘Iran backing war on terror across Iraq’

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran supports the fight against terrorism in all regions of Iraq.

 
Standing difference among takes should not lead to showdown

Standing difference among takes should not lead to showdown

Amicable gathering of Poets was held in the holy city of Qom with Secretory General of the World Forum for Proximity of the Islamic Schools of Thoughts in attendance.

 
‘Saudi petrodollars sponsoring ISIL’

‘Saudi petrodollars sponsoring ISIL’

A high-ranking Iranian military commander says Saudi Arabia through its petrodollars has financed the rise of terrorist and Takfiri militant groups, including ISIL, in the Middle East.

 
 
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Why We Trek to Karbala

At the grand Arba’een commemoration in Zaria on Saturday, Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Yaqoub Zakzaky says, the Arab’een trek has historical antecedent and religious precedence in Islam.

Muslims Remember Babri Mosque Demolition

Remembering one of the blackest days in India, thousands of Muslims protested on Saturday, December 6, to mark the 22nd anniversary of the demolition of Babri mosque in Ayodhya, reiterating calls to rebuild the centuries-old monument.

Saudi Plans Grand Mosque in Afghanistan

Afghani Muslim scholars have praised plans by the Saudi Kingdom to build the country’s largest Islamic Center in Kabul, a project that has raised both hopes and fears in this landlocked country.

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It's not the Muslim Hajj, or the Hindu Kumbh Mela.. Known as Arbaeen, it is the world's most populous gathering and you've probably never heard of it! Not only does the congregation exceed the number of visitors to Mecca (by a factor of five, in fact), it is more significant than Kumbh Mela, since the ...

One of the World

One of the biggest pilgrimages in the world is underway, with millions of Shia Muslims risking their lives to travel through Iraq.

 
Journal of Religious Sciences Published in Belgrade

A new edition of “Kom” scientific-research journal has been published in Belgrade, Serbia, by Qom Center of Religious Sciences.

Dubai Showcases World

The world's first ever copy of herbal Qur'an has been revealed in Dubai, three decades after its creation by a Turkish doctor.

Imam Reza’s biography translated into Armenia

The thoughts of the eighth Shiite Muslim leader Imam Reza have been published in Armenian.

Mystical Whispers to be in print

A book by the late Founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini will be unveiled to mark the Imam’s demise anniversary.

Ancient Iran books offered to UNESCO

Iran has submitted six ancient linear treasures to the United Nations to be registered on the organization’s Memory of the World register list.

 
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UK Imams Fight Online Extremism

Combating extremism online, British imams have launched a website that aims at dissuading young Muslims form joining the so-called Islamic State (ISIL) fighters in Syria and Iraq.

Qur’an is Book of Peace: Pope

Concluding his three-day visit to Turkey, Pope Francis has confirmed that Islam is a religion of peace, rejecting rants targeting Muslims over acts committed by a minority group.

Germany Pays Tribute to Hero Muslim Student

Thousands of Germans have participated in silent candle vigils to pay tributes to Tuğçe Albayrak, a young Muslim girl of Turkish origin, who lost her life after rushing to help two women who were being harassed in a restaurant in the city of Offenbach in Main.

Australia Imams Fight Domestic Violence

An Islamic initiative to denounce domestic violence during Friday's sermons at Australian mosques has been praised by Muslim women groups, considering the move a “good start” to tackle the problem in the Muslim community.

Kosovo Muslims attend a Friday prayers on June 21, 2013 at the Grand Mosque in the town of Pristina.

Using Islam in the service of politics is not limited to Arab nations and communities, or individuals in Europe who broke with their societies to join the takfiri groups in the Middle East. There is a real threat to the society and the state in Kosovo, where a ‘tolerant’ brand of Islam, which is becoming ...