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Celebrating Ghadeer and forgetting Wilayat is not fair

Celebrating Ghadeer and forgetting Wilayat is not fair

Introduction One of the biggest and prevalent of the several Eids is the Eid of Ghadeer. It is a very important day which is unfortunately only celebrated as a Jashn (function). Imam Baqir (AS) is reported to have said, “Whenever the day of Eid arrives, our sorrow gets rejuvenated.” The narrator having heard this asked [&hellip

Nigerian cleric condemns Saudi oppression on Shia

Nigerian cleric condemns Saudi oppression on Shia

Islamic Scholar in Nigeria Sheik Yakubu Yahaya has strongly condemned the atrocities of Saudi Arabian Authority of death sentence to Saudi Shia scholar Sheik Nimr Al Nimr and for persecuting of its citizens for practicing Islam best on their ideological believe. In an interview with our correspondent in Suleja town of Niger state, the Scholar [&hellip

Iran Supreme Leader: US efforts against ISIL not real

Iran Supreme Leader: US efforts against ISIL not real

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei says efforts by the US and its allies against the ISIL Takfiri terrorists are not genuine. Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei says efforts by the US and its allies against the ISIL Takfiri terrorists are not genuine. “If anyone fuels the fire [&hellip

Top Saudi Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr ‘sentenced to death’

Top Saudi Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr ‘sentenced to death’

A court in Saudi Arabia has upheld a death sentence given to prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, the cleric’s brother says. A court in Saudi Arabia has upheld a death sentence given to prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, the cleric’s brother says. A Saudi court had recently sentenced Sheikh Nimr to death. However, [&hellip

‘US must ban people from W. Africa’

‘US must ban people from W. Africa’

US House Speaker John Boehner has called on President Barack Obama to “absolutely consider” travel ban on passengers coming to the United States from West African countries. “A temporary ban on travel to the United States from countries afflicted with the virus is something that the president should absolutely consider along with any other appropriate [&hellip

Hong Kong open to talks with protesters

Hong Kong open to talks with protesters

Hong Kong’s top executive official has expressed the government’s openness to talks with student protesters, who have been demanding his ouster as well as the revocation of a new election law. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said on Thursday that government authorities want to hold talks on potential democratic reforms. “Over the last few days, including [&hellip

Asia and Europe meet in Milan

Asia and Europe meet in Milan

​ASEM, the Asia-Europe Meeting, has been taking place for the past 18 years, but it has rarely been in the spotlight. Concrete decisions are rare. Ukraine is one of many issues set to be discussed on the sidelines. “Milan will be a bridge between Europe and Asia,” trumpeted the Milan-based newspaper Corriere della Sera ahead [&hellip

Merkel urges dialogue with Russia

Merkel urges dialogue with Russia

​Ahead of a key meeting of European and Asian leaders, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for dialogue with Russia. Merkel is set to meet her Russian and Ukrainian counterparts at the Milan summit. In a 20-minute address to the German parliament on Thursday, covering a range of policy issues, German Chancellor Angela Merkel placed [&hellip

Bianchi reports ‘anger’ Marussia

Bianchi reports ‘anger’ Marussia

​Marussia are “shocked and angered” by reports from some media outlets that suggest Jules Bianchi did not slow down under caution flags at the Japanese GP. Bianchi, 25, is in hospital with severe head injuries after he crashed in wet conditions at the same point where Adrian Sutil had spun off a lap before. Marussia also [&hellip

UN demands intl. action against Ebola

UN demands intl. action against Ebola

The UN Security Council has called on the international community to step up its efforts to curb the spread of the deadly Ebola outbreak. The 15-member council issued a unanimous statement on Wednesday, saying that the world “has failed to date to adequately address the magnitude of the outbreak and its effects.” Warning that Ebola is [&hellip