• Anniversary of victory of Prophet Muhammad and Imam Ali in Battle with Jews of Khaybar

    Battle of Khaybar (Arabic: غزوة خیبر) was a battle or ghazwa by the Prophet Muhammad (s) against Jews of Khaybar region that began in Muharram of 7/628 and ended with the victory of Muslims in Safar of the same year. The battle started because Jews in Khaybar had given refuge to Jews who were expelled from Medina and incited some Arabian tribes against Muslims.

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  • The Conquest of Khaybar

    Long before the time of the Prophet of Islam, the valley of Khyber and other valleys in its north and south, were colonized by the Jews. As noted before, these Jews were not only the best farmers of the country, they were also its leaders in industry and business, and they enjoyed a monopoly of the armaments industry.

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  • Demise Anniversary of Hadrat Zainab 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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  • 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 Imam Muhammad al-Jawad

    AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA) - 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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  • Aspects of Imam Ali al-Hadi Personality

    The qualities of Imam al-Hadi (a.s.) were like the qualities of his fathers who were distinguished by them over all people. All elements of honor and dignity met together in him. He possessed all virtues and excellences.

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  • Imam Ali al-Hadi who explained Islamic Laws of Jurisprudence

    ‘When people shall be resurrected on the day of Judgement, a caller will call me: ‘O Messenger of Allah! Allah has permitted you to reward your lovers and the lovers of your progeny who have followed them for your sake; and opposed their enemies for your sake.

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  • Imam Ali al-Hadi weapon 'Prayer'

    During the rule of Motawkel, Imam Hadi had to face hardship. He was always under the control of the spies of the rulers. Nevertheless he discharged his duties as the Imam of Muslims.

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  • Vain attempt to assassinate 10th Shia Imam 'Ali al-Naqi al-Hadi'

    Al-Mutawakkil was unable to bear Imam al-Hadi (a.s.) any more. It bothered him that people talked about the virtues, vast knowledge, piety, and asceticism of Imam al-Hadi (a.s.) and that the Shia believed in his imamate and believed that he was worthier of the caliphate than him (al-Mutawakkil).

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  • Debate of Imam al-Baqir with Christian scholar

    AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA) - The Fifth Shi'ite infallible Imam, Imam al-Baqir's (a) debate with a Syrian Christian scholar is a set of questions and replies between Imam al-Baqir (a) and a Syrian Christian scholar. The Christian scholar asked different questions, all of which were answered by the Imam (a).

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  • Happy Birth Anniversary of Imam Mohammad Baqir;

    An introduction to the infallible Imam Baqir

    AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA) - Sheikh Mufid writes about Imam, "he had access to and acquaintance with all the branches of knowledge and intuitive learning. He led his life busy in the obedience of God. He was strong and balanced at the station of piety and rigidly honored his word, promises, and commitments. ..."

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  • The Tasbih (Rosary) of Lady Fatimah al-Zahra

    It is quoted from Imam Ali (AS), saying: “Fatima (SA), the apple of the Prophet’s (peace be upon him and his household) eyes was in my house. She ground with the mill so much that her hands formed calluses, and drew water from the well with the bucket so much that the rope marked her chest, and swept the house so much that her clothes became dusty.

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  • The Prophet's Love for Lady Fatimah

    It is difficult to define the extent of the Prophet's love for Fatima (A) for she occupied a special place in his heart like no other person did. The Prophet's love for Fatima was mixed with respect and exaltation; and in addition to being motivated by the father/daughter relationship, this love was granted to her for the special talents and noble traits Fatima enjoyed.

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  • Sayyida Fatimah's Knowledge

    Fatima (A.S.) acquired her divine knowledge from the clear spring of Prophethood and received the excellence of truth from the house of revelation. So her attentive heart was embellished with wisdom and her brilliant reason together with her brightness realized to the fullest extent the real meaning of every fact.

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  • Lady Fatimah in the Verse of Mubahala

    This event is famous and is known to all Muslims. Islamic scholars are united on the fact that it was revealed in regard to the Christian delegation who came from Najran to dispute the issue of Isa Ibn Maryam (A.S.) with the Prophet (peace be upon him and his household).

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  • Glimpses Into Family-Life of Lady Fatimah al-Zahra

    There is no doubt that to a very large extent, the future of a child depends greatly on the mental and psychological influence that he is exposed to, through people closest to him in his childhood. And naturally since a mother is the closest to a child during his growing years, her role in his upbringing is of the utmost importance.

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  • The luminous Birth of Lady Fatimah

    It was in the fifth year, or the end of the fourth year of Hegira, that the Archangel Gabriel, appeared before our Prophet [Peace be upon Him!] and announced to him: "O Mohammad! God has sent thee His Greetings, and He orders thee to keep thyself away from Lady Khadijeh for forty days!"

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