• Demise Anniversary of Hadrat Zaynab Daughter of Imam Ali

    The Daughter of Imam Ali (A.S.) and Hadrat Fatima Zahra (A.S.) and the Greatest Messenger of the Husaini Revolution, Hadrat Zainab bint Ali (A.S.) who universalized the message of Hussaini Revolution and laid the foundation of Mourning of Imam Husain(A.S.) was dead on 15th Rajab 62 A.H. in Damascus(Syria) by the ruling Umayyad caliph. On this Sorrowful and Mourning Occasion we extend our Heartfelt Condolences to all the Lovers Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) in the world

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  • Is Saudi Crown Prince lobbying against US President Biden?

    According to persons familiar with the situation, Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law and former senior advisor, met with Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler and top Saudi Aramco officials in recent weeks as part of a regional tour that mingled personal travel and business.

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  • Paper:

    Bahrain Uprising: 11 Years On

    In 2011 when the young Tunisian street vendor Mohammad Bouazizi set himself on fire, he triggered strong waves of anti-government protests in his country and inspired others in the Arab world. These protests with a popular nature were insistent on toppling the dictatorships and forming democratic political systems. Dubbed Arab spring, Arab uprisings, and Islamic awakening, these movements seriously questioned the credibility of theory about Middle East exception from reaching democracy and thus grabbed regional and international attention.

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  • Analysis: What’s behind Mossad chief’s secret Turkey visit?

    Although the Israeli-Turkish relations have been at their lowest level due to recurrent tensions in recent years, they are going to improve with an expected visit to Ankara of the Israeli president. Over the past few days, reports said, an Israeli delegation including Mossad chief David Barnea, visited Turkey. The presence of the Israeli spy chief means security and intelligence negotiations and this raises questions about the goals of the trip.

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  • Analysis: US leaning to further Yemen war involvement

    While the seventh year of war on Yemen is reaching its end, the Saudi-led Arab coalition is stepping up its bombardment campaign, closing the door to prospects of end of the conflict in the near future. Meanwhile, as the international efforts to settle the crisis have run into an impasse, the slogans Biden made during his election campaign about the need for immediate end of war and end of support to the Arab aggression are losing their sense, with Washington sending out signals it is itself increasing its military involvement in Yemen in favor of the alliance forces.

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  • 13th of Rajab: Birth anniversary of the commander of Faithful Ali Ibn Abi Talib inside holy Kaaba

    One of the important and unique incidents that occurred in the holy Ka'aba is the birth of the Commander of the Faithful; Imam Ali Ibn Abi Taleb (peace be upon him) in the midst of this holy place on Friday 13th of Rajab thirty years after the year of the elephant. This incident is for sure has unique and clear implications showing the distinctive status of the Commander of the Faithful...

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  • Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (A), His Life, Achievements, and Merits

    Ali bin Abu Talib (A.S.) was the cousin and son-in-Law of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.). It is outside the scope of this presentation to record the numerous achievements and merits of Imam Ali (A.S.). His exalted personality is such that even the most learned scholars are at a loss to fathom his greatness.

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  • Analysis: Independence, missing of Arab States

    Along with the Axis of Resistance power gain in the Muslim world in recent years, one of the key strategies of the opposite axis, led by the US, to counter a growing resistance discourse has been use of media propaganda to prevent deepening influence of Iranian Islamic Revolution in other Muslims communities.

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  • Analysis:

    Yemen’s general people’s congress history: From opposition to revolution to alliance with Ansarullah

    Yemen is an important West Asian state which over the past three decades, specifically from the unification of the south and north in 1994, has had a history of many ups and downs in its developments. Meanwhile, the popular revolution of 2011 and the 2014 protests movement which witnessed rise of a powerful new player in the nation's politics marked a turning point in the country’s contemporary history and the calculus of power and security system in the Arabian Peninsula.

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  • The Soldiers of Ruhollah 'Martyr Imad Mughniyeh'

    Imad Mughniyeh is now a martyr but his legacy lives on. Fourteen years after his martyrdom, Mughniyeh’s legacy continues to serve as a guiding principle for millions of fighters in the Resistance Axis across the West Asia region.

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  • Analysis: Normalization with Tel Aviv can foist a heavy political price on Erdogan

    On Wednesday, Israeli newspaper the Yedioth Ahronoth reported a visit to Turkey of the Israeli Foreign Ministry Director-General Alon Ushpiz in preparation for next month visit of the Israeli President Issac Herzog's visit to Ankara. His meeting with the Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin comes as earlier Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had said that the Israeli president would travel to Turkey in early February. Many political observers agree that as part of a de-escalation policy he has embarked on over the past months, Erdogan is normalizing with Tel Aviv.

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  • What kind of civilization does Leader of Islamic Revolution pursue?

    Throughout history, human beings have always built civilizations in the hope of attaining peace and tranquility in the context of a just, humane community. However, this pleasant state has still remained an unattainable utopia to a large extent. The following op-ed tries to shed light on what Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, means by a “New Islamic Civilization.”

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  • Imam al-Rida declares al-Jawad as the Imam after him

    Imam al-Rida (a.s) declared the imamate of his son al-Jawad and appointed him as the successor after him and the general authority to whom Muslims would refer in their religious affairs. Many narrators have narrated the appointment of al-Jawad as the imam after his father. We mention here some of these narrations:

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  • Intellectual Accomplishments of Imam Muhammad al-Jawad

    One day Imam Muhammad Taqi (a.s), then aged nine, was standing with some boys in a lane of Baghdad. Seeing the entourage of Mamun all the others ran away, but as was his habit, Imam (a.s) continued to stand at his place. Mamun came forward and asked him, "Boy! Why did you not run away?"

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  • Exemplary Life of 9th Shia Imam 'Muhammad al-Jawad'

    Our 9th Imam (as) lived a very short life. He (as) was born in the year 195 AH and was poisoned and killed in the year 225 AH. Thus his lifespan was only 30 years. But if we carefully study his short life, we will find that he (as) made enormous contributions to Islam and in addition, our Imam (as) has taught us through his behaviour, a very important lesson of self-control despite all riches.

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  • Birth Anniversary of Imam Muhammad al-Jawad / Biography

    Imam al-Jawad (PBUH) was born on 10th day of the month of Rajab, in the year 195 A.H. in Madina - the city of his grandfather, the Messenger of Allah (S.A.W.), under the care of his father, Imam Ali bin Musa al-Reza (PBUH) who was qualified with the leadership (Imamate) and its qualifications, a lofty status, the position of leadership in the ummah and in the sciences of Islamic Shari'a and its laws.

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  • Program for the establishment of an Islamic Government by Imam Khomeini

    You, the younger generation in the religious institution, must come fully to life and keep the command of God alive. Develop and refine your thinking, and lay aside your concern with the minutiae and subtleties of the religious sciences, because that kind of concentration on petty detail has kept many of us from performing our more important duties. Come to the aid of Islam; save Islam! They are destroying Islam! Invoking the laws of Islam and the name of the Most Noble Messenger (s)...

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  • Islamic Revolution and its view on ethnic diversity

    How do the Islamic Revolution and the Islamic Republic view ethnicity? This is an important question for many people and institutions that are curious about the Islamic Revolution, the Islamic Republic and its overall policies including the ruling system in Iran today. Many want to know what approach Iran has taken after the Revolution in its system of rule with regard to ethnic identities considering its particular slogans and features and they wonder what approach it has taken toward ethnic groups.

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  • Analysis: What’s behind US elimination of ISIS leader?

    The US president Joe Biden in a statement on Friday published on the White House website talked about the death of the ISIS top leader, adding: "Last night, operating on my orders, United States military forces successfully removed a major terrorist threat to the world: the global leader of ISIS, known as Hajji Abdullah."

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  • Challenge of lab-grown meat among Muslims and Jews

    While efforts to produce meat from stem cells in laboratories are increasingly being given much attention due to the growing population of the world and food producers in Muslim and Jewish markets are facing the challenge of ḥalāl and kosher meat.

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