• Right of Fasting by Imam al-Sajjad (AS)

    Since sins are usually committed via the tongue, the eyes, the ears, the stomach or the unleashing of sexual desires, Imam Sajjad considers the philosophy behind fasting to be restraining oneself from committing sins.

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    Taliban: 7 months of rule, 11 cases of violations

    Following the developments in Afghanistan last year and the President Ashraf Ghani's fleeing from the country and the fall of the Kabul government and Taliban takeover of the power and the announcement of the Islamic Emirate foundation in this country, there have been different approaches among Afghan and foreign experts about the discourse and policy the group ...

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  • Analysis: Two-month Yemen Truce, reactions and outcomes

    Eight years after the Saudi-led coalition's aggression on Yemen and amid President Joe Biden administration's efforts to make peace in Yemen, the UN envoy to Yemen crisis Hans Grundberg on Friday announced that the Yemeni sides agreed to a UN-proposed two-month ceasefire and that it would take effect on Saturday morning.

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  • Brain death in Islamic Jurisprudence by Abdulaziz Sachedina

    Although the Muslim scripture, the Qur’an, contains various death themes that add significantly to our insight into the meaning of death, the concept is left undefined and always portrayed in close relationship with the concepts of life, creation, and resurrection.

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  • Political independence: A great achievement of the Islamic Revolution

    On the occasion of the 12th of Farvardin–the anniversary of the formal establishment of the Islamic Republic due to winning 98.2 percent of the votes in the national referendum in the year 1979–Khamenei news is publishing the following op-ed on the status of political independence in Iran before and after the Islamic Revolution.

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  • Report: Noam Chomsky, Cornel West, Naomi Klein Join over 100 academics denouncing Israel lobby’s attempt to cancel Lowkey

    The worldwide campaign of support for hip hop artist and political campaigner Lowkey is growing. Following the publication of Monday’s open letter backing the British-Iraqi rapper’s right to freedom of speech, more than 100 academics, journalists and other public figures have signed a letter of public support, denouncing what they see as a “coordinated smear campaign to demonize, defame and deplatform him.”

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  • Analysis:

    Tel Aviv’s six party meeting; goals, topics

    The foreign ministers of Egypt, the UAE, Bahrain and Morocco attended a meeting on March 27, 2022 attended by Israeli foreign minister Yair Lapid and US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken in the occupied Negev. The Israeli Foreign Minister called the six-party meeting a historic meeting in which various political issues, especially the Iranian nuclear issue, were discussed.

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  • Mercenaries in Yemen: Nationalities, numbers & horrors

    Another reason is accountability. Because mercenaries operate outside the scope of direct military command – or, at least that’s what we know – Abu Dhabi benefits from zero accountability. Mercenaries can kill, maim and commit other war crimes with no investigation from a legitimate governmental body. They’re bought and sold like a commodity, where corporates, on the long run, can transform into superpowers like states in the new world.

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  • Ziad al-Nakhalah;

    Islamic Jihad SG: Iran is Paying the price for supporting Palestine

    On the other hand, al-Nakhalah points out that "in this world that is crowded with everything except justice, the Islamic Republic of Iran stands by the Palestinian people, supporting them. I can say that it is the only one that is paying the price for its support for the Palestinian people."

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  • Analysis: What are the goals of Iranian FM’s visit to resistance states?

    The main foreign policy approach of administration of President Sayed Ibrahim Raisi of Iran revolves around maintaining and expanding ties with the countries of Axis of Resistance as it knows that regional influence is one of the pillars of national security and strategic depth of the Islamic Republic and the plans of the enemies...

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  • What legal reference do we have for Nowruz?

    There is a hadith from Imam Sadeq (as) in hadith sources regarding Nowruz which the popular vote has verified it to be reliable and therefore they have given the fatwa to the fadhilah (recommendation) of ghusl (ritual washing) on the day of Nowruz, however some have objected and seen it to be unreliable.

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  • Analysis: Why Yemen’s Ansarullah cautious about responding to Arab Peace Dialogue Invitation?

    Yemen is close to the eighth year of the Saudi-led Arab aggression that was launched on March 26, 2015. During all these years, despite appalling war crimes of the Arab coalition under a choking siege and daily bombardment, the international pressures on Riyadh have been far below detterent to stop the bloody war due to covert and overt Western support to the aggression.

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  • Analysis - Iran’s IRGC attack on Mossad spy base in Erbil: Messages and strategic implications

    The Sunday missile strikes of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) on the Mossad spying site in the capital of Iraq's Kurdistan region once again reflected the Iranian intelligence, security, and military might in defense of national interests against international foes. Iran once again proved in practice that the hit-and-run era has gone and any attacks on Iranian interests would be met with harsher and more painful swift responses.

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  • Late Ayatollah Alavi Gorgani’s view on Takfirism

    There are takfiri groups who, because of their hostility to other sects, especially the Shi‘is, use whatever pretence to kill and terrorise Muslims in many places such as Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and Indonesia.

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  • Analysis: Hosting Israeli President Erdogan’s Gamble with Personal Credit

    Since late 2020, Turkey several times expressed readiness to resume ties with the Israeli regime and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a meeting with the Jewish community of Turkey and the members of Alliance of Rabbis in Islamic States called the relations with Tel Aviv vital and vowed to normalize Israeli-Turkish ties. Erdogan's green light...

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  • Analysis: Bin Salman shows his true colors executing 81 in a single day

    Amnesty International has already condemned the death penalty in Saudi Arabia, saying that a large number of trials, including of political dissidents and critics of the government, have resulted in death sentences in very unfair circumstances. Amnesty International said some of those executed had done nothing but peacefully expressing their criticism of the government.

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  • Eleventh of Shaban birth anniversary of Ali Akbar (peace be upon him)

    He (peace be upon him) was born in the house of the perfect faith and piety, and his status is great as stated by Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them). In Karbala the day of Ashura, while sending Ali al-Akbar to the battlefield, Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) raised his hands and said: "O Lord! Bear witness on those people for he who emerged to them is bearing a strong likeness to Your Prophet in all departments -

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  • Birth Anniversary of Hazrat Ali Akbar: The Day of Youths

    Heartiest congratulations to you all on a very auspicious day commemorated as Day of Youths. It is the day that is celebrated every year in the Islamic Republic of Iran as the Day of the Virtuous Youths, for it was on this day on the 11th of the month of Sha'ban that God had granted the Martyr of Karbala, Imam Husain (A.S.), with a meritorious son, who bore a striking resemblance to his grandfather, Prophet Mohammad (S.A.W.) in both appearance and, as he grew up, in excellence of character. If you are ready we have prepared a special feature for you in this regard as motivation for all virtuous youths, please stay with us.

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  • Analysis: Arab states defying US, Russian oil irreplaceable in short run

    As the clashes intensify in Ukraine, the US-led West has unveiled new sanctions on Russia, adding they would go even further with more restrictions. The anti-Russian sanctions are described as unprecedented and massive. Alwaght News arranged an interview with Sayyed Reza Sadralhusseini, asking him for comments on Ukraine war developments and the sanctions against Russia and their implications.

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  • Analysis: What’s behind Iraq border wall with Syria?

    While Iraq is busy with government formation debate and all of its developments in the past few months revolved around this issue, Lieutenant General Qais al-Muhamadawi, the deputy chief of staff of army, on March 3 announced a Baghdad plan to build a wall along the western borders with Syria.

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