With most eyes set on what mainstream media has architected as “pressing issues”: Iraq’s alleged mistreatment of Daesh militants, Qatar-would-be declaration of war against the kingdom over the hajj management, or US President Donald Trump’s latest twitter rant, those news which reflect most the nature of...
The editors and bloggers at World Shia Forum are writing to you to express their increasing concern at recent developments at UMAA. Whilst we support, encourage and admire much of the work UMAA does, we are worried that the organisation is...
The campaign of “Save Pakistani Shia Muslim from the terror” organized by Pakistani Shia Muslims who are under terrorist attack for...
In the classical period of Islam, the term ijtihad was part of a longer formulation, namely: ijtihad bi al-ra’y, which means ‘putting in utmost effort in the exercise of...
This article will initially examine the origins and contemporary experience of the Shi‘i community in America. It will also discuss how Shi’is can better represent themselves in...
The University of Chicago Shiʿi Studies Group Symposium will host a conference on “Shiʿism and Governance” on...
Top Bahraini clerics have warned the regime against attempts to undermine Shia Islam...
Ulama considered the recent developments as a war declaration on the peaceful political opposition...
The history of the Jaʿfarī Shiʿa Islamic School of Law from its Inception to the Occultation...
Born in Madina on 7th Safar 128 Hijri (10.11.745AD). Martyrdom in Baghdad Iraq 25th Rajab 183 Hijri (4.9.799 AD) Period of Imamate was 35 years. Imam Musa Ibn Ja’far (745-799) was born during the struggle between the Ummayads and the Abbasids. He was only four years old when Abul Abbas ...