• 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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  • On fifth of Shaban world enlightened by birth of fourth Shiite Imam 'al-Sajjad'

    On the fifth of Sha'ban of the year 38 AH, the house of the Prophecy, all their Shiites and lovers, received with joys and delights one of the bright moons of Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them). The world was enlightened with the birth of Imam as-Sajjad Zayn al-Abideen (peace be upon him) who blew the springs of science and wisdom on earth, and gave to the people the finest examples and lessons in selfless, asceticism and devotion to God.

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  • On fourth of Sha'ban, universe illuminated by birth of the moon of Bani Hashem

    In the fourth of the holy month of Sha'ban, the moon of Bani Hashem, al-Abbas son of Ali (peace be upon both of them) was born, and with his birth loyalty and brotherhood have seen light, the banner of the Hashemi pride and Alawi ardour has flattered and the joy and happiness waves filled the homes of the prophecy house. Their bright moon has enlightened the world with his virtues and exploits,...

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  • Analysis: Why’s Barzani seeking Salih removal from Iraqi presidency at any cost?

    On March 5, the Iraqi parliament voted to reopen the door for nominating presidential candidates. The decision came as earlier the speaker and his aides had joined the Shiite Coordination Framework (SCF) in rejection of allowing the parties to name new candidates. The argument was referred to the Federal Court, which made a decision in its session on March 1.

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  • Auspicious Birth Anniversary of;

    Ali ibn al-Hussein Zaynul-Abidin (Imam al-Sajjad)

    The holy Imam 'Ali Zaynu 'l-'Abidin is the Fourth Apostolic Imam. His epithet was Abu Muhammad and was popularly titled as "Zaynu'l-'Abidin". The mother of this Holy Imam was the royal personage, Shahr Banu, the daughter of King Yazdgerd, the last pre-Islamic Ruler of Persia. Imam Zaynu'l-'Abidin spent the first two years of his infancy in the lap of his grandfather 'All ibn Abi Talib ...

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  • 4th Shaban Birth Anniversary of Hadrat Abul Fazl Al-Abbas

    Hadrat Abul Fazl Abbas (A.S.), the brave and valiant son of Imam Ali (A.S.), the Shining and Radiant Moon of Bani Hashim and the Standard Bearer of Imam Husayn's army in the historical Battle of Karbala who sacrificed his life to safeguard Islam was born in the holy city of Madinah on the 4th day of the month of Shaban in the year 26 Hijrah. On the Auspicious and Solemn occasions of the Birthday Anniversary of "Great Saviors of Islam" We extend our Joyous and Happy Greetings to all the followers and lovers of Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) in the world.

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  • Analysis - UNSC’s Yemen war addressing: deterring or fueling?

    While the world is busy watching Ukrainian crisis, the UN Security Council at a Tuesday meeting voted to renew arms embargo on Yemen. The resolution, adopted with 11 affirmative votes and 4 abstentions, says all of body of Yemen's Ansarullah resistant movement will be covered by the arms sanctions. The movement has been under weapons sanctions since 2015 according to UNSC 2216 resolution, with the UN every year extending the restriction.

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  • Analysis: Ukraine crisis, expectedly, caused free fall of trust in US

    When Donald Trump in the election competition of 2016 talked about decline of the US power and image globally, capitalism's media outlets dismissed his remarks as invalid and unjustified. But few in the American political arena can deny this fact presently. Now more than ever Trump and new right's view about the US fall as a hegemonic power looks more acceptable.

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  • Celebrating Birth of Imam al-Hussain (A)

    Hussein ibn ‘Alī ibn Abī Ṭālib (a s) (Arabic: حسين بن علي بن أﺑﻲ طالب (ع)‎)‎ (3rd Sha‘bān 4 AH - 10th Muharram 61 AH; 8 January 626 AD - 10 October 680 AD) was the grandson of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad (s a), and the son of ‘Imam Alī ibn Abī Ṭālib (a s) first Shia Imām and Hazrat Fātimah Zahra (a s) ,daughter of Prophet Muhammad (s a). Hussein (a s) is an important figure in Islām as he is a member of the Ahlul Bayt, the household of Prophet Muhammad (s a), and Ahlul Kisā, as well as being a Shia Imām, and third Infallibles Imam of Shias.

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  • Birth of Imam Hussain on 3rd of Shaban and Related Dua’a

    Abu’l-Qasim ibn `Al’ al-Hamadany, the representative of Imam Imam Hassan Askari (a.s), received a document telling that our master, Grandson of the Holy Prophet (PBUH), Imam Hussein (a.s), was born on the third of Sha’aban; therefore, you should observe fasting on this day and recite the following supplication...

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