“Khums” literally means “one-fifth” (or 20%). In Islamic legal terminology, it means “one-fifth of certain items which a person acquires as wealth, which must be paid as an Islamic tax”. The Qur’an mentions this tax in Surah Anfal verse number 41: “Know that whatever thing you acquire as profit, a fifth of it ...
Latifa Abouchakra, a Muslim Teacher’s powerful response to OFSTED’s attempts to ban young Muslim students from wearing the hijab at NEU-NUT Section Annual Conference 2018.
Ayatollah Sayyid Hassan Modarres was born in 1870 in a village near Ardestan, a city in Isfahan province. His had a poor but religiously devoted family...
Muslims around the world celebrate the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad (Peace Be Upon Him) during the Islamic Unity Week festivities...
Hawza Ilmiyya Ja’fariyyah of Samarra was originally a religious seminary founded by the late Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Mirza Muhammad Hassan al-Hussaini al-Shirazi known as Mirza Shirazi in 1890 in...
After the holy Prophet passed away the Muslims faced a dilemma, what do we do now? One group said after the Prophet we have to follow his successor –Imam Ali (P.B.U.H)- this is the principle of Shia school of thought. Another group claimed that...
Today -both among Sunnis and among Shias- there are some elements/hands that are working at separating Muslims from one another, if you trace these elements/hands, you will see that all of them are connected to espionage and intelligence services of the...
Iranians are holding mourning rituals nationwide to mark the anniversaries of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)’s passing as well as the martyrdom of his grandson, Imam Hassan (PBUH), the...
A group of Sunni scholars and seminary students paid a visit to the holy mausoleum of Imam Reza (AS) in Mashhad, northeast Iran, a few days before the martyrdom anniversary of...
Anam Kazim, member of the legislative Assembly of Alberta, Canada during an official session represented the ceremony of Arbaeen to the Canadian Assembly and talked about the Great Arbaeen walk in Iraq...