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November, 2017

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...

  • 7 October

    Shia Global – New App Connects Muslims during Muharram

    Shia Global app is your everyday tool to be informed of all the Shia events from Majlis to Jashan, Juloos to Demonstrations, Seminar to Picnic/campfire, Shabe Juma to Friday Prayers and...

  • 3 October

    Ashura Rituals Trapped in Cultural Baggage

    For centuries religions have tried to make sense of the sufferings humans endure during the course of this worldly life. Illnesses, accidents, corporal pain and mental anguish are but a few of these conditions...

  • 3 October

    Imam Hussein’s Mourning in Nigeria

    Members of Islamic movement in Nigeria under the leadership of his Eminence Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) joined humanity in marking ASHURA DAY with procession in different towns and cities across the country some of which include...

  • 3 October

    Philosophy of Muharram Commemorations

    Imam Husain’s (AS) uprising on the desert plains of Karbala 1400 years ago was not a struggle for paltry political gains or one-upmanship. It was the beginning of a movement for Islamic awakening and social reformation...

  • 1 October

    Nigerian Police Disrupt Shia Muslim Ashura Procession

    Nigerian police have disrupted Muharram ceremonies in the northern city of Sokoto, arresting at least six of the participants...

September, 2017

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