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Hundreds join anti-racism protest outside BBC London HQ

Hundreds join anti-racism protest outside BBC London HQ

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the BBC headquarters in London on Saturday, November 17, to protest against the racism and fascism that they claim is on the rise in the UK.

 
California searches for 1,000 missing in deadliest fire as death toll rises to 71

California searches for 1,000 missing in deadliest fire as death toll rises to 71

Forensic recovery teams pressed their search for more victims in the flame-ravaged northern California town of Paradise on Friday (Nov 16) as authorities sought clues to the fate of about 1,000 people ...

 
Death toll rises to 23 in California wildfire after 14 bodies found

Death toll rises to 23 in California wildfire after 14 bodies found

The charred remains of 14 more people have been found in and around a Northern California town overrun by flames from a massive wildfire, officials said on Saturday, raising the death toll to at least ...

 
Indian Shias launch blood donation camp on Arba’een

Indian Shias launch blood donation camp on Arba’een

Members of religious society in Jammu and Kashmir have launched blood donation camp ahead of Arba’een mourning ceremony marking the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS).

 
Jewish leaders blame Trump over Pittsburgh shooting incident

Jewish leaders blame Trump over Pittsburgh shooting incident

A group of Jewish leaders have slammed the US President over the shooting incident in the Tree of Life synagogue as President Trump visits Pennsylvania paying tribute to victims of the Saturday shooting ...

 
Millions converge on Iraq’s Karbala on eve of Arba’een

Millions converge on Iraq’s Karbala on eve of Arba’een

Pilgrims from around the world continue to converge on the holy Iraqi city of Karbala on the eve of Arba’een, which marks 40 days since the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia ...

 
Arba’een pilgrims hold biggest congregational prayer en route to Karbala

Arba’een pilgrims hold biggest congregational prayer en route to Karbala

Tens of thousands of pilgrims heading to Karbala to attend Arba’een ceremonies held the biggest congregational prayer en route to the holy city.

 
Pittsburg attack likely deadliest one on Jewish community in US history: ADL

Pittsburg attack likely deadliest one on Jewish community in US history: ADL

Saturday's synagogue shooting in the US state of Pennsylvania is "likely the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in the history of the United States, " says an international Jewish non-governmental ...

 
Chicago protest draws 1000s to censure Trump

Chicago protest draws 1000s to censure Trump's 'anti-woman agenda', urge midterm voting

Thousands of demonstrators have taken part in a protest march against what was dubbed as US President Donald Trump’s anti-woman agenda in the major midwestern city of Chicago, further voicing their resolve ...

 
Iran wrestlers win 2 gold at 2018 Youth Olympics

Iran wrestlers win 2 gold at 2018 Youth Olympics

Iranian junior Greco-Roman wrestlers snatched two gold medals at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics, underway in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 
Kish Island to host 1st edition of Persian Gulf Run

Kish Island to host 1st edition of Persian Gulf Run

The 1st edition of Persian Gulf Run and third one of ‘I run Iran’ will take place on Friday 1 st of March 2019.

 
Germany to give its states 6.85 bln euros for migrant costs in 2019

Germany to give its states 6.85 bln euros for migrant costs in 2019

Germany's federal government agreed on Wednesday to distribute 6.85 billion euros ($7.87 billion) to its regions next year to help them cover the costs of housing and integrating migrants, a government ...

 
5,000 believed missing in two hard-hit Indonesian quake zones

5,000 believed missing in two hard-hit Indonesian quake zones

As many as 5,000 people are believed missing from the quake and tsunami that struck Indonesia’s Palu city, an official said Sunday, an indication that far more may have perished in the twin disaster than ...

 
Heavy rain causes floods, kills 5 in northern Iran

Heavy rain causes floods, kills 5 in northern Iran

Heavy rainfall has led to flash flood and landslides in northern provinces of Gilan, Mazandaran, and Golestan.

 
WHO: 10 die of MERS in Saudi Arabia

WHO: 10 die of MERS in Saudi Arabia

Ten people have died among 32 infected with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in Saudi Arabia since June in a series of clusters of the viral disease, Reuters reported the World Health Organisation ...

 
Najaf prayer leader calls for visa-free Arbaeen trips for Iranian pilgrims

Najaf prayer leader calls for visa-free Arbaeen trips for Iranian pilgrims

Senior Iraqi prayer leader has called in his Friday sermon for visa-free visit for Iranian Arbaeen pilgrims as a move to boost solidarity with the neighboring country.

 
Anti-islamophobia kit launched in European Parliament

Anti-islamophobia kit launched in European Parliament

In the wake of growing racism across Europe, a project to counter islamophobia was launched in the European Parliament on Wednesday.

 
Over 600,000 Syrian children schooled in Turkey: Ministry data

Over 600,000 Syrian children schooled in Turkey: Ministry data

More than 600,000 Syrian children have been enrolled in the education system for the 2018-2019 school year, according to Turkish Education Ministry data, state-run Anadolu Agency said on Sept. 26.

 
Iraqi man gets 15 years in prison for offering to sell his daughter

Iraqi man gets 15 years in prison for offering to sell his daughter

The Iraqi Central Criminal Court on Wednesday sentenced a man to 15 years in prison for offering to sell his daughter for $16,000.

 
Lebanese pay tribute to victims of Ahvaz terrorist attack

Lebanese pay tribute to victims of Ahvaz terrorist attack

Lebanese youth have held vigil to pay tribute to victims of recent terrorist attack in the southern Iranian city of Ahvaz voicing their solidarity with the Iranian nation.

 
FIVB World Championship: USA 3-0 Iran

FIVB World Championship: USA 3-0 Iran

In the volleyball world championship, Iran has suffered a 3-0 defeat against the USA in its last match in the second round of the competitions in Bulgaria.

 
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sraeli soldiers 'sexually harassed Palestinian women, stole their money at West Bank checkpoint'

Two Israeli soldiers are accused of sexually harassing Palestinian women, and stealing money and personal belongings from Palestinians passing through a checkpoint in the central part of the occupied ...

 
Iran proposes to hold tourism expo in Japan

Iran proposes to hold tourism expo in Japan

Iranian ambassador to Japan Morteza Rahmani Movahed proposed holding of an exhibition featuring Iran’s tourism potentials and handicrafts in Japan.

 
Greek PM calls for EU unity against far-right populism

Greek PM calls for EU unity against far-right populism

Europe should stand side by side to counter the "monster of chauvinism" in the upcoming EU elections next May, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday told European lawmakers in Strasbourg.

 
Iraq summons Algerian envoy over pro-Saddam chants

Iraq summons Algerian envoy over pro-Saddam chants

Iraq has summoned the Algerian ambassador over chants in support of former dictator Saddam Hussein by Algerian football fans.

 
76 pct of Islamophobic attacks target women in Belgium

76 pct of Islamophobic attacks target women in Belgium

Around 76 percent of Islamophobic attacks in Belgium in 2017 targeted Muslim women, an anti-Islamophobia association in the country revealed on Saturday.

 
Iran’s Zarif sends Jewish New Year greetings on Twitter

Iran’s Zarif sends Jewish New Year greetings on Twitter

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted Jewish New Year greetings to Jews in Iran and around the world.

 
Al-Qaradawi’s ex-wife sues Al Riyadh newspaper

Al-Qaradawi’s ex-wife sues Al Riyadh newspaper

The ex-wife of Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, the jailed Egyptian Islamic theologian, has denied recently publicised claims by a Moroccan journalist, Abdelhak Snaibi, in the Saudi Al Riyadh and decided to ...

 
Over 130,000 foreigners apply for Turkish scholarships

Over 130,000 foreigners apply for Turkish scholarships

The number of foreign students applying for financial support in Turkey in 2018 exceeded 135,000, according to the head of Turkey’s state-education institution.

 
Iraqi protesters rally against living conditions, clash with police

Iraqi protesters rally against living conditions, clash with police

Protesters in the Iraqi city of Basra take to the streets over poor living conditions and clash with the police amid efforts to break into government headquarters in the city.

 
 
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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

International Islamic Unity Conf. plays telling role in World of Islam

Each year, the World Forum for Proximity of the Islamic Schools of Thought mounts unity conference during Unity Week so as to promote bonds of fraternity among Muslim nations

Activists come together to protest against terrorism

An article that I published last week addressed a new breed of criminals committing acts of societal and political violence in a pattern of “gentlemanly” terrorism. The perpetrator seems well-mannered and civilised, not only while preparing to commit the crime, but also in daily life.

Israel’s segregation of own citizens inside Green Line

  The pending demolitions of Khan Al-Ahmar and Susiya, two Palestinian communities in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, along with the forced expulsion of their inhabitants, have been attracting international concern and protests. Similarly, the recent eviction of a Palestinian family to make ...

What is Takfirism and why you should call Daeshis Takfiris

Takfiri is frequently used in reference to Daesh (also known as ISIL or ISIS) but the term has a hidden universal applicability that surpasses our era, while exposing the dark ideology languishing in the core of the phenomenon.

 
“The Vatican, Muslim World and the West” published

Organization of the Vatican and its relations with the world has made the topic for former Iranian envoy publishing his book for the Persian-speaking readers.

Iran’s cultural research center publishes “Philosophy of Arts and Aesthetics”

Iranian research center has released its latest 48th book which is on arts and aesthetics in view of Islamic wisdom.

“Religion, Modernity and Post-modernity” published in Persian

Persian version of book by prominent authors has been published by Iranian cleric in line with shedding more light on the western views on religion.

Book “On Unity and Islamic Proximity” released

The constant concern and subject for all activities at major Iranian Islamic unity center, World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought, has published new book on Islamic proximity.

“Shia Imams and Islamic Unity” published

Publication at Iran’s University of Religions and Denominations has published book on efforts by Shia Imams for cooperation and sympathy among Muslims and also strategies for realization of the objectives as well as threats against the objective.

 
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A craftsman holds a dagger or ‘Jambiyya’ in Yemeni Arabic, made out of remains of missiles, in Hajjah, Yemen.

Sometimes, the raw material of Ali Ghomari’s work comes screaming from the sky.

Muslim minority in China

The Turkic mostly Muslim Uighur minority in China's Xinjiang region face arbitrary detentions, daily restrictions on religious practice and "forced political indoctrination" in a mass security crackdown, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.

Who are the evangelicals?

Following the recent escalation between Turkey and the U.S., the influence of evangelical groups have on U.S. foreign policy during Donald Trump's term have been brought to the fore, yet again.

Palestine’s Al-Tamimi family: A history of defiance

Teenage Palestinian resistance icon Ahed al-Tamimi, who on Sunday was released after an eight-month stint in Israeli custody, now hopes to return to her normal life.

White Nationalist Steve Bannon Moves to Europe to boost Far Right

S President Donald Trump’s controversial former advisor Steve Bannon plans to set up a foundation in Europe called “The Movement” to spark a populist rightwing revolt, according to a report.

 
 
Imam Hussein is the manifestation of resistance: Sunni cleric
 
The sacrifice made by Imam Hussein is seen as a revival of the Muslim faith and now when heinous crimes are being committed under the name of Islam, it’s ...
 
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