World Muslims Flock to Hajj

World Muslims Flock to Hajj

As clock ticks towards the start of the annual hajj rituals, thousands of Muslims from across the world have been flocking to the holy city of Makkah, getting ready for the world's largest annual human ...

Lebanese cleric warns of precarious security situation in Sidon

Lebanese cleric warns of precarious security situation in Sidon

Lebanese Sunni scholar warned over the actions of the supporters of Ahmad al-Assir, saying "some supporters of al-Assir are trying to turn a Palestinian refugee camp into a hotbed of terrorism."

World Unites to Help Syria Refugee Family

World Unites to Help Syria Refugee Family

An online donation campaign has crowd-funded $130,000 for a Palestinian refugee from Syria who was spotted selling pens, with his sleeping daughter hung over his shoulder in the streets of Lebanon’s Beirut....

Majidi’s movie ‘Muhammad

Majidi’s movie ‘Muhammad' received well in Canada

Iranian film ‘Muhammad (PBUH), the Messenger of God’ premiered as the opening film of Montreal World Film Festival (MWFF), where Majid Majidi’s biopic attracted a huge number of fans.

Two dozen militants slain in Syria infighting: Report

Two dozen militants slain in Syria infighting: Report

More than two dozen militants have been killed in clashes between Takfiri Daesh terrorists and rival terror groups in a southern district of the Syrian capital, Damascus, a monitoring group says.


'Iran, LatAm states must boost ties'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic and Latin American countries need to improve their relations in various fields.


'Fight between Muslims to lead to corruption'

In a meeting with a group of Sunni scholars from Pakistan, Ayatollah Ka'abi mentioned that the Holy Prophet Muhammad strongly condemned fighting between Muslim brothers, and that it will inevitably lead ...

Israel forces attack anti-apartheid wall Palestinians in West Bank

Israel forces attack anti-apartheid wall Palestinians in West Bank

Clashes have broken out between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian demonstrators in the West Bank village of Beit Jala during a protest against the apartheid separation wall.

Iran supports voluntary return of refugees

Iran supports voluntary return of refugees

Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi said it is the duty of the world to facilitate return of refugees to their countries so that they can play a role in reconstruction ...

Boy killed in bomb attack in southeast Turkey

Boy killed in bomb attack in southeast Turkey

A teenage boy has been killed along with several other people in southeastern Turkey as clashes between Turkish forces and Kurdish fighters continue.

I Chose Islam Instead

The truth is, I was born into a Christian family. Then I chose to leave. I chose Islam instead. "So you're Muslim? But wait, where are you from?"

Zarif comments on President Obama remarks

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif commented on the remarks made by President Barack Obama about the Vienna deal while addressing a academic gathering.

Steps for Uniting the Ummah

{This ummah of yours is a single ummah, and I am your Lord, so worship me. But they were cut off from one another in the matter of their unity, and yet they will all return to Us.} (21: 92-3)

The Quran and the Environment

According to scientists and philosophers man is considered as the major factor in disturbing the natural balance of the universe.

What are the scientific tricks and hidden hypothesis in western humanities?

  Transition in humanities is a classical discussion. Formation of community is based on knowledge and once we intend to form a community then we have to be facilitated with the necessary knowledge for that.   Knowledge for community building obliges us to have the humanities proper for ...

Quran Interpretation in Russian Published in Moscow

The first Tafsir (interpretation) of the entire Quran in the Russian language was published in Moscow.

Books on dialogue and unity a big hit

The 20th Muscat International Book Fair (February 26-March 7) has offered a rich treat to visitors with titles on Oman and other countries, vision on interfaith dialogue, worldwide unity and brotherhood in the light of His Majesty the Sultan’s policy of “Friendship with all and enmity to none”.

Translation of 40 Hadiths released in Thailand

A new translation of the book “40 Hadiths” in Thai language has been appeared in print in Thailand.

Translations of Ayatollah Javadi Amoli’s ‘Mafatih al-Hayat’ will be released

English and Arabic translations of the book ‘Mafatih al Hayat’ will soon be released as its preparation process has been well in progress.

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.

Why does the world remain tight-lipped in face of Myanmar

Social theorists and postcolonial critics may call them “the Other:” the objectified creatures against which the so-called normal empowered self constructs their identity. Such is the story of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, one of the world’s most discriminated, persecuted and “vulnerable” minorities.

Iran statement following UNSC resolution

The Islamic Republic of Iran issued a statement on Monday following the Adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 2231 endorsing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Report: Russian Energy Firms Eyeing Iran

A large number of Russian companies are taking action to boost cooperation with Iran as several large delegations from European states are due to arrive in Iran in coming weeks to win a major share of the country's market after the recent agreement in Vienna.

Obama’s gamble with the Iran talks in Vienna

As nuclear talks between the P5+1 and Iran in Vienna extend past yet another (largely U.S.-imposed) deadline, the dysfunctionality of the Obama administration’s approach becomes increasingly apparent.

Trust deficit in Vienna

Two years ago when Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei gave the go-ahead to nuclear negotiations with the West it was for one reason only: To prove to the international community that the United States suffers from trust deficit and has no interest in international diplomacy.