The latest news and views about Shiite Muslims
Home Tags Shiite Muslims
Tag: Shiite Muslims
Special musical instruments, flags, banners, and equipment are annually used by Shiite Muslims in Iran and other countries during the lunar month of Muharram, when the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, a grandson of Prophet Muhammad, is mourned.
Iraqi Interior Minister has arrived in Tehran to discuss issues related to Arba'een, one of the world's largest religious gatherings annually held at the fortieth day after the martyrdom of third Shiite Imam, Hussein ibn Ali (AS).
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has offered condolences to the Afghan nation and government on the demise of top Shiite cleric, Ayatollah Asif Mohseni.
A High Court in Nigeria’s Kaduna has granted a leave the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky, to go to India for medical treatment.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson has denounced the execution of Bahraini protestors as a “sectarian measure” and part of a “wrong policy”, calling on the Manama regime to behave rationally and address the self-inflicted crisis through reconciliation with people of Bahrain.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has expressed deep concern over the recent unrest and clashes in the Nigerian capital Abuja.
Iran’s Prosecutor General has called on the Nigerian government to release top Shiite cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky and send him to the Islamic Republic of Iran for treatment.
Shiite Muslims from Iran and many other countries on Sunday celebrated the birthday anniversary of their eighth imam, Ali bin Mousa al-Reza (PBUH), in his Holy Shrine in Mashhad and other parts of the world.
Following arrangements made between the Nigerian government and the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), leader of the movement, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife are set to be released soon for medical treatment abroad, an informed source told the Iran Front Page.
From now on, an equal amount of blood money (diyah) will be paid to male or female victims or their heirs in cases of murder, bodily harm, or property damage, in a major shift from the age-old Sharia-based law that the blood money for women is half the amount set for men.