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Iran to build 540-MW power plant in Sistan and Baluchestan prov.

Iran to build 540-MW power plant in Sistan and Baluchestan prov.

Minister of Energy Reza Ardakanian said that a 540-megawatt power plant will be constructed in Sistan and Baluchestan province later o August 6.

 
I am Palestinian in my heart, Maradona tells Abbas in Moscow

I am Palestinian in my heart, Maradona tells Abbas in Moscow

Soccer legend Diego Maradona once again reiterates support for Palestine, embracing Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during a meeting in Moscow and telling him that he is Palestinian in his heart.

 
After nearly a week of demonstrations, Iraq

After nearly a week of demonstrations, Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, expressed solidarity with residents, saying they faced an "extreme lack of public services" such as electricity in the suffocating summer heat. "We can only

Most people think the world is more dangerous today than it was two years ago as concerns rise over politically motivated violence and weapons of mass destruction, according to a survey released on Tuesday....

 
Iran, Azerbaijan to promote health coop.

Iran, Azerbaijan to promote health coop.

In a meeting between Iranian Health Minister Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi and Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev, the officials of the two country expressed readiness to further expand ties in health sector....

 
Yazdani wins silver in World University Powerlifting Cup

Yazdani wins silver in World University Powerlifting Cup

Iranian powerlifter Navid Yazdani has exhibited admirable displays of physical strength and athletic prowess at the World University Powerlifting Cup in the Czech Republic, and won a silver medal at the ...

 
US sanctions targets Iran

US sanctions targets Iran's tourism

​The US government announces it has sanctioned a Malaysia-based tourism agent for Iranian private airline Mahan Air which is already under American sanctions.

 
World population may reach 10 billion by 2050

World population may reach 10 billion by 2050

The current world population of 7.7 billion is expected to reach 10 billion in 2050 and 11.2 billion in 2100, according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

 
Chinese province considers incentives for couples to have more children

Chinese province considers incentives for couples to have more children

China's northeastern rustbelt province of Liaoning is studying ways to reverse its declining population and could offer financial incentives to encourage couples to have more children, the official China ...

 
Iran extends sympathies to Canada over heat wave victims

Iran extends sympathies to Canada over heat wave victims

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman extended sympathies to Canada’s nation over recent heat wave-linked death tolls.

 
Saudi woman’s car set on fire by men opposed to driving reform

Saudi woman’s car set on fire by men opposed to driving reform

A car belonging to a Saudi woman was set on fire yesterday by a group of men who it is alleged were angry over the female motorist’s purchase of the vehicle.

 
Riots erupt following French police killing of youth

Riots erupt following French police killing of youth

Violence erupts in the French city of Nantes following protests over death of a 22-year old youth by French officer during a police check.

 
American human rights approves might as right

American human rights approves might as right

Prominent Iranian cleric denounced the western countries and the United States for basing human rights on might saying there is no rationality in the version of human rights approved and followed by the ...

 
YouTube campaign to counter Islamophobia in Germany

YouTube campaign to counter Islamophobia in Germany

United campaign on major video sharing website YouTube is demanding the public to voice their hatred for discriminating the Muslim community.

 
Burning Fossil fuels Even Causes Diabetes! Air Pollution and Blood Glucose

Burning Fossil fuels Even Causes Diabetes! Air Pollution and Blood Glucose

Air pollution caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016, according to a US study, which found even low levels raised the chances of developing the chronic disease.

 
Australian archbishop gets 1 year in prison for hiding sexual child abuse

Australian archbishop gets 1 year in prison for hiding sexual child abuse

An Australian archbishop has been sentenced to 12 months in detention for covering up sexual child abuse by another priest.

 
“Rectitude, best promoter for Islam”, cleric

“Rectitude, best promoter for Islam”, cleric

Senior Iranian jurisprudent referred to tendency of the western people for Islam stressing that the good behavior of Muslims is the best element which has promoted the holy religion.

 
Iranian rowers awarded 4 medals in Asian junior Champ.

Iranian rowers awarded 4 medals in Asian junior Champ.

Young Iranian sportsmen and women have exhibited admirable athletic skills at the 2018 Asian Rowing Junior Championships in South Korea, and clinched four medals, including three gold ones, in the continental ...

 
Saudi, US among top 10 dangerous places for women: Study

Saudi, US among top 10 dangerous places for women: Study

A survey of 550 international experts has placed Saudi Arabia and the United States on the list of 10 most dangerous places in the world for women.

 

63 percent Syrian children in Turkey attend school

Some 63 percent Syrian children in Turkey attend school, the education minister said .

 
Trump’s immigration policy irks US public

Trump’s immigration policy irks US public

As the new decision by US President Donald Trump starts much controversy across the world as he faces criticism over ‘zero tolerance’ policy which separates children from their migrant families.

 
Some 1.7 million Iraqi pilgrims, tourists visit Iran annually

Some 1.7 million Iraqi pilgrims, tourists visit Iran annually

"Some 1.7 million Iraqi pilgrims and tourists visit Iran annually, while a larger number Iranians travel to Iraq," Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization stressed.

 
Van hits people, kills one injures three near Dutch concert

Van hits people, kills one injures three near Dutch concert

A van has run over pedestrians near concert hall in southern Netherlands killing one and injuring three others, Dutch police has announced.

 
Nearly 5’000 families displaced in Hudaydah: UN

Nearly 5’000 families displaced in Hudaydah: UN

Almost 5’000 Yemeni families have been reportedly displaced in Yemen’s western province of Hudaydah, a constant target of recent attacks by Saudi-led coalition.

 
Muslim goalkeeper turns down beer-sponsored trophy at World Cup  

Muslim goalkeeper turns down beer-sponsored trophy at World Cup  

Egyptian team goal keeper Mohamed el-Shenawy has declined player of the match trophy sponsored by the beer production company, Budweiser, at World Cup.

 

Israel arrests 20 Palestinians over alleged Hamas membership

Israeli forces have arrested 20 Palestinians in the West Bank claiming that the detainees are members of Hamas resistance movement.

 
Ethiopian Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Ethiopian Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Ethiopia’s capital of Addis Ababa on Friday saw hundreds of thousands of joyous people performing prayers as part of nationwide Eid al-Fitr celebration in the horn of African country, whose Muslim population ...

 
Eid reminds Rohingya refugees of happier times at home

Eid reminds Rohingya refugees of happier times at home

Eid is always better when one gets to celebrate it with loved ones, a fact that one can see in the teary eyes and heavy hearts of the persecuted Rohingya Muslims living at dilapidated refugee camps in ...

 
Turkish-origin footballer

Turkish-origin footballer's car vandalized in Germany

The car of German footballer of Turkish descent Ilkay Gündoğan was vandalized in German city of Cologne, local police reported on Saturday.

 
World Cup spirit reaches United Nations Security Council

World Cup spirit reaches United Nations Security Council

The United Nations Security Council, usually a venue for serious business concerning global peace and security, suffered an invasion of sorts on Thursday (June 14), as World Cup fever gripped the sitting ...

 
EU callas on Manama to maintain human rights

EU callas on Manama to maintain human rights

The European Union has issued a resolution on Thursday calling on Bahrain for immediate end of prosecuting human rights activists in the Arab country.

 
 
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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.

US Supreme Court Violates International Law

The US Supreme Court has handed down a ruling based on which about 2 billion dollars of Iran's frozen assets will be paid as remuneration to families of Americans killed in terrorist attack on a US Marines base in Beirut in 1983. Two points are worthy of mention here: 1. Judicial immunity of ...

 
“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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The Massacre of Inn Din: How Rohingya Are Lynched and Held Responsible

“In my four years as High Commissioner, I have heard many preposterous claims. That claim is almost in its own category of absurdity. Have you no shame, sir, have you no shame? We are not fools.”

Afghan peace march wins hearts of many

The peace march of peasants, students and farmers from Afghanistan’s restive Helmand province has already won hearts and minds of many war-weary Afghans halfway through their destination, Kabul.

Deaths by Israeli fire darken Eid al-Fitr holiday in Gaza

Israel's killing of at least 125 Palestinians during protests at the Gaza border is casting a shadow in the enclave on its celebration of Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

Pakistan: Asia’s largest necropolis is losing sheen

A narrow, battered road leads to a hilly plain peppered with magnificently built funerary complexes, tombs, and graves in various sizes -- many fully or partially damaged, while others have started to crumble.

PKK, racists find common target in Europe: Mosques

Although they may have placed themselves on the opposite side of the ideological spectrum, the supporters of the PYD/PKK terror group and racist organizations have found a common target in Europe: mosques.

 
 
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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