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Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh: “There is no word of excommunicating Shia in Islam”

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh: “There is no word of excommunicating Shia in Islam”

Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar adopted a tough stance on excommunicating Shia and said: “If we let these futile thoughts become dominant in our minds, then, we will not be Arab with Arabic culture and Muslim with Muslim culture, anymore.”   “We need to unite Muslims in Islamic countries; unity of Muslim nations is what we need, [&hellip

Iraq’s Two Main Shi’ite Parties Form ‘Strategic’ Alliance

Iraq’s Two Main Shi’ite Parties Form ‘Strategic’ Alliance

Sadr Movement leader Moqtada Al-Sadr has announced a new alliance with the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI) led by Ammar Al-Hakim, describing it as a “strategic” alliance. In reply to a question from one of his followers about doubts in the alliance between the Sadrist Al-Ahrar Bloc and the ISCI’s Al-Muwatin Bloc, Sadr said: [&hellip

Hezbollah blames Israel for Beirut bombing

Hezbollah blames Israel for Beirut bombing

Hezbollah’s Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement says Israel was behind the July 9 bombing, which injured dozens of people in a southern suburb of Beirut. “The blast is part of the ongoing targeting of the resistance, and the beneficiary of the blast is the system … that serves the Israeli [&hellip

Ramadhan Lectures

Ramadhan Lectures

Stay tuned to IBNTV every night at 20:15 hrs and watch Shk Tahir Ridha Jaffer’s lectures on  “Self awareness and understanding in light of Islamic teachings&#

Dar to compete in EA cricket league

Dar to compete in EA cricket league

Kazim Nasser Tanzania is expected to field one team in the third edition of the East African cricket league scheduled to be staged in Nairobi later next month. The Tanzania Cricket Association’s official Kazim Nasser said a total of eight teams will feature in the league. The tournament has so far attracted one team echo [&hellip

British minister to visit Tanzania today

British minister to visit Tanzania today

British Foreign Office Minister for Africa, Mark Simmonds, arrives in Tanzania today to further deepen its bilateral relations with Tanzania. According to a press release, Simmonds’ visit follows the UK’s Secretary of State for International Development’s visit to Tanzania in last month. UK is already the largest investor and second bilateral donor. His visit will [&hellip

517.94bn/- to revamp power, road projects

517.94bn/- to revamp power, road projects

The government has received 517.94bn/- from the Swedish government for the rehabilitation of Hale hydropower plant in Tanga region and construction of the multinational Arusha-Holili/Taveta-Voi Road Project. Of the amount, 231bn/- is a grant provided by the Swedish government of which 202bn/- will contribute to economic growth and poverty reduction in the country while 29bn/- [&hellip

Dar water crisis to continue-Dawasco

Dar water crisis to continue-Dawasco

Dawasco Public Relation Manager, Irene Makene Dar es salaam Water and Sewerage Corporation (Dawasco) has warned that the city will continue to face shortage of the precious liquid as experts work to resolve the technical hitches. The Corporation’s Public Relations Manager, Irene Makene told The Guardian in an exclusive interview that the problem was at [&hellip

Dr Mengi: Grand corruption holding country back

Dr Mengi: Grand corruption holding country back

IPP Executive Chairman Dr Reginald Mengi, speaks at a dialogue on Taxation and Corruption in Dar es Salaam IPP Executive Chairman Dr Reginald Mengi has said that the nation will survive and thrive if it distances itself from grand corruption operators who are also linked with the illicit drug trafficking business. Dr Mengi was speaking [&hellip

Southampton sign Victor Wanyama

Southampton sign Victor Wanyama

Southampton have signed Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama for £12.5m. The 21-year-old, who joined Celtic from Belgian club Beerschot for £900,000 two years ago, has agreed a four-year-deal at St Mary’s. Kenya international Wanyama was the Scottish Premier League’s young player of the year last season and scored a header in the 2-1 Champions League win [&hellip