Nowruz is the traditional Iranian festival of spring which starts at the exact moment of the vernal equinox, commencing the start of the spring. It is considered as the start of the New Year among Iranians. The name comes from Avestan meaning “new day/daylight”. Noruz is celebrated March 20/21 each ...
In their millions, Iranians have filled the streets countrywide to relive the day 38 years ago when the nation’s hard-fought Islamic Revolution against the former US-backed regime became victorious...
Al-hikmah institute of Al-Mustafa International University organizes a summer program which provide a format for introducing and discussing Shi‘a history, thoughts, beliefs, demography, Shi‘a governments, education system, branches and denominations, as well as ideological roots of Islamic revolution in...
The Shi’a Intensive Course endeavors to enhance scholarly attention to Shiʿi Islam and offer an original and insightful understanding of its history, doctrines and practices. Combining the classical Shiʿa thought and the..
For 25 years, millions of Iranians were held hostage by the United States. That’s right: from August 19, 1953 to February 1, 1979—9,037 days in all—over 17 million Iranians were essentially hostages of the ṭaghut (evil, corrupt and deviant) government of the United States. That these hostages managed to free themselves from U.S. oppression due to the victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran is indeed a miracle...
First Halal International Conference Iran, was held in the holy city of Mashhad, Iran on December 22 and 23, professors and researchers from 8 countries presented their articles...
International Conference on Islamic and Christian Model of Inter-religious Dialogue (Based on Prophet Muhammad (S) Model and the Second Vatican Council) will be held on 17 to 19 December in Qom, Iran...
The Women and Family Research Center Intensive Course endeavors to enhance scholarly attention to Gender and Women’s Studies based on Islamic Shi’a point of view and seeks to offer an original and insightful image of women in...
The book “Twelver Shiism” provides a historical account of the development of this sect, from the conflicts over the successors of the Prophet Muhammad following his death in 632 to the fall of the Safavid dynasty in 1722...
The current inheritor of Caliph Yazid bin Mu’āwīyya’s political mantle is Mohammed bin Salman (MbS), the impetuous crown prince of Saudi Arabia, who is also thirty-three years old. He seems intent on repeating the story of Karbala and promoting a fight to finish the Shia in the Middle East just as...