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Tens of thousands of pilgrims flock to Baghdad shrine despite IS threat
Middle East Eye

Tens of thousands of pilgrims flock to Baghdad shrine despite ...

Imam Kadim's is the 7th imam of Twelver Shia Islam who his followers believe was poisoned in the 8th century Tens of thousands of Shia worshipers converged on a north Baghdad shrine on Tuesday for the peak of an annual pilgrimage, braving the ... Middle East Eye, 3 weeks ago

'Why can't I be a Sushi?' Making sense of the Sunni-Shia divide

A new documentary by British-Iraqi director Hoda Yahya Elsoudani tackles the Sunni-Shia divide from the perspective of two young sisters As the voices around them grew louder and angrier, the decision was quickly made to get the two young girls ...
 Middle East Eye3 weeks ago

S. Nasrallah: Imam Mahdi (P) Meetings with Certain Personae Vital to Shia

In an exclusive interview with Al-Manar Channel on the late Grand Ayatollah Mohammad Taqi Bahjat, Sayyed Nasrallah asserted that he has learned from authentic sources that the Iranian cleric met with Imam Mahdi (PBUH) several times for his deep ...
 Al Manar TV1 month ago Imam al-Mahdi meets with certain personae vital to Shiism  Rasa News Agency1 month ago
IQNA

University of Chicago to Host Shia Studies Symposium

TEHRAN (IQNA) The University of Chicago plans to hold a Shia Studies Symposium on Friday and Saturday, April 1-2. Organized by the university's Shia Studies Group, it is said to be aimed at providing an interdisciplinary, non-area-specific forum ...
 IQNA1 month ago
Family Security Matters

Misrepresenting the Threat of Islam

"Exclusive to Accuracy in Media." One of the worst things that political and military leaders of a country at war can do is to misrepresent, or not understand, the threat doctrine and objectives of the enemy. Like it or not, America has been at ...
 Family Security Matters16 hours ago

Tensions date way back

View Comments back The historical, religious and geopolitical issues that keep the Middle East off-kilter. READ MORE: When taxation is revolutionary Relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia remain very fragile. The two countries are viewed ...
 EastOnline.eu3 days ago

This Day in History (May 21)

Today is Saturday; 1st of the Iranian month of Khordad 1395 solar hijri; corresponding to 14th of the Islamic month of Shaban 1437 lunar hijri; and May 21, 2016, of the Christian Gregorian Calendar. 1138 solar years ago, on this day in 878 AD, the ...
 Kayhan International6 days ago This Day in History (April 12)  Kayhan International1 month ago This Day in History (April 6)  Kayhan International1 month ago

Iran to mark Molla Sadra Day today

May 21 is observed as Molla Sadra Day in Iran to commemorate the great scholar. Sadr al-Din Muhammad ibn Ibrahim ibn Yahya Qawami Shirazi (1571-1640), known as Molla Sadra, is an influential Islamic philosopher, theologian and mystic who led the ...
 Iran Daily1 week ago
EA WorldView

Iran Analysis: Tehran is Not the Puppet-Master in Yemen

PHOTO: Houthi fighters in Yemen's capital Sanaa, January 2015 Thomas Juneau, an assistant professor at the University of Ottawa, writes for The Washington Post : For years, mounting instability had many predicting the collapse of Yemen. These ...
 EA WorldView1 week ago
Washington Post

No, Yemen's Houthis actually aren't Iranian puppets

For years, mounting instability had many predicting the collapse of Yemen . These forecasts became reality in 2014 when years of accumulated tension pushed the country into civil war. On one side is an alliance of the Houthis , a northern movement ...
 Washington Post1 week ago
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