Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Shiite Muslims

Basra Youths Symbolically Clean Iran’s Burned Consulate

A group of Iraqi youths from the southern city of Basra have symbolically cleaned up the damages inflicted by a group of attackers on the former building of Iran’s consulate in the city to show the depth of the friendship and brotherhood between the two nations.

Iraq’s Top Cleric Opposed to Premiership of Former Officials

Iraq’s top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani is reportedly opposed to the candidacy of former Iraqi officials for the post of prime minister, according to a source.

Arab Pilgrims Exchanging Currencies in Iranian Streets

The three-month closure of currency exchange offices in the holy city of Qom in central Iran has prompted many ordinary people and even foreign pilgrims to turn to the city’s streets to exchange their money and even earn a livelihood.

Iran Strongly Condemns Assassination of Afghan Shiite Cleric

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has vehemently condemned the assassination of a prominent Afghan Shiite cleric.

Iran Not Meddling in Iraq’s Internal Affairs: Sadr Movement

Iraq's Sadr Movement which has secured the largest number of seats in Iraq's parliamentary elections says unlike what is widely said by certain states, Iran does not and will not interfere in Iraq's internal affairs.

“Sadr Movement Won’t Accept US Dictates on Iran”

The US dictates on the Islamic Republic of Iran are unacceptable for the Sadr bloc, said Head of the Political Bureau of Iraq’s Sadr Movement.

Iran Condemns Deadly Attack on Shiite Mosque in Durban

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has strongly denounced the unfair attack on a Shiite mosque in Durban, South Africa.

Popularity of Iranian Friday Prayers Imam Growing in Tabriz

The popularity of the Friday Prayers Imam of the city of Tabriz in northwestern Iran is on the rise as he continues to show that he is a man with the common touch.

Extremist Shiite Community behind Attack on Iran Embassy in London

Iranian Ambassador to the United Kingdom Hamid Baeidinejad says the Shirazi cult, whose followers raided the Iranian embassy in London on Friday, is an extremist Shiite group that insults grand Sunni leaders.

IRGC Chief-Commander Praises Shiite-Sunni Unity in Iran

The chief commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has hailed the peaceful coexistence among Iranian Shia and Sunni Muslims, saying all plots hatched by enemies to undermine national unity and solidarity in the country have been thwarted.

Leader Praises Peaceful Coexistence of Shiite, Sunni Muslims in Iran

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has lauded the peaceful coexistence of Shiite and Sunni Muslims in Iran, describing them as a role model for all Muslims in the world.

Fire at Iraqi Hotel Kills Two Iranian Pilgrims (+Video)

At least two Iranian women have been killed and another injured in a fire at a hotel in the holy city of Najaf in Iraq.

Iran Calls for Formation of Anti-Terror Coalition with Iraq, Pakistan

A top military aide to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said that Iran should build an anti-terrorism coalition with Pakistan and Iraq to counter US threats against the Middle East.

How Much Iraqis Spend to Host Arba’een Pilgrims

Millions of Shiite pilgrims from around the world annually visit Iraq on Arba’een, the world’s largest religious gathering which marks the fortieth day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS).

2.5m Iranians to Take Part in Arba’een Pilgrimage

About 2.5 million Iranians are expected to take part in this year’s Arba’een pilgrimage, one of the world’s largest religious gatherings, in the holy city of Karbala in Iraq, according to an official.

Iranian Shiite Muslims Set Out on World’s Longest Arba’een Pilgrimage Walk

A huge number of Iranian Shiite Muslims have set out on the world’s longest Arba’een pilgrimage walk to the city of Karbala, 62 miles southwest of Baghdad, after a farewell ceremony was held on Friday to mark the beginning of the religious march.

Ottawa ‘Deeply Concerned’ about Riyadh’s Use of Canadian Equipment against Saudis

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland’s department says she is “deeply concerned” about the reports that Saudi Arabia is deploying Canadian-made armoured vehicles in an escalating conflict with Saudi citizens.

Iraq’s Political Parties Need Sea Changes: Analyst

A political commentator has discussed the latest developments in Iraqi parties, saying the Arab country’s political landscape requires drastic changes.

Snipers Injure Scores of Civilians in Saudi Arabia’s Qatif

Saudi snipers have opened fire at unarmed women and children in their houses in al-Awamiyah village in the kingdom’s oil-rich and Shiite-populated Eastern Province.

Car Bomb Hits Shiite-Majority City in Saudi Arabia

A car bomb has exploded in the predominantly Shia city of Qatif in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province, with initial reports of casualties.

Children of Syria’s Foua, Kefraya Not Attractive to World Media

Western media run coverage of deadly attacks in Syria only when they can make political capital out of the incidents, and play down the massacres which do not serve their interests.

Religious Ceremony of Carpet Washing Held in Central Iran

The religious Carpet Washing Ceremony, one of the rituals of Shiite Muslims, is annually held in Mashhad-e Ardehal, near the central city of Kashan.

Ayatollah Shahroudi raps Riyadh for irrational stance on Nigeria

Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi said killing innocent Shiites in a country that has about 15 million Shiites and an apparent Muslim government is a painful crime against Islam.

Iran urges justice for perpetrators of Nigeria Muslim killings

Ali-Akbar Velayati expressed “deep regret and sorrow” over the Nigerian army’s recent “brutal attack” on Shiite Muslims in that country.

Iranians Stage Rally in Protest at Shiite Killings in Nigeria

A group of Iranian people held a rally in front of the Nigerian embassy in Tehran on Tuesday to condemn the heavy crackdown against Shiite Muslims in the African country in recent days and the Nigerian army’s massacre of dozens of Shiites.

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