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October, 2017

  • 9 October

    Was the Movement of Karbala a Political Struggle?

    What is meant by this is whether the sacrifices of Imam al-Hussain (a) was a power struggle between two rival households, each seeking legitimacy and authority over the other. It is advanced by some, including Muslims, that Imam al-Hussain (a) sought leadership, and this was the...

September, 2017

November, 2016

  • 21 November

    Are Shiites substituting hajj for Arbaeen?

    Shiite jurists and scholars are of the conviction that the hajj cannot be performed anywhere else but in Mecca. Arbaeen, described as the world’s largest annual pilgrimage, is a ritual that occurs 40 days after the day the third Shiite Imam Hussain bin Ali  (A.S.)was slain by forces loyal to ...

  • 16 November

    Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi advice regarding Arba’een


    The ceremony of Arba’een is a valuable treasure for us, for it has protected the grandeur of Islam and that of the Shiite school of thought. Therefore, it must be  appreciated as  magnificent as possible. In the Name of Allah the Beneficent the Merciful The procession and the ceremonies held ...

  • 13 November

    Guidelines from Ayatollah Sistani about Arbaeen

    observes the teachings of Islam including those relating to prayer, hijab, self-reform, selflessness and...

  • 9 November

    Nigeria Plans to Attack Shias in Arbaeen

    The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) says it has received information that the Nigerian army plans to attack processions scheduled for...

  • 8 November

    Respect Sunni Sanctities during Arbaeen Ceremonies

    Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi stressed necessity of utmost respect for Sunni sanctities saying that respecting Sunni community will...

January, 2016

December, 2015

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