Archive "Cultural"

Huge rise of 200% in UK tour sales to Iran

Huge rise of 200% in UK tour sales to Iran

Press Shia - The media in the UK say the resumption of direct flights to Iran by major airlines has already made the Islamic Republic as one of the hottest tourism destinations with one travel agency already reporting a whopping rise of 200 percent in sales of tours to the country. Press Shia - The Irish Independent said in a report that Iran is being viewed by tourists as the second most...

American university suspends Palestine history course

American university suspends Palestine history course

Press Shia Agency - A top-ranking university in the United States has suspended an academic course on Palestinian history midway through the semester, following accusations that it propagated anti-Semitic viewpoints and indoctrinated students against Israel. Press Shia Agency - The University of California at Berkeley cancelled the course "Palestine: A Settler Colonial...

German Restaurant Throws Muslim Woman out 'for Refusing to Remove Veil'

German Restaurant Throws Muslim Woman out 'for Refusing to Remove Veil'

Press Shia - A restaurant owner in Germany has provoked outrage after reportedly ordering a Muslim woman wearing a niqab to leave the premises. Press Shia - Christian Schulz, manager of a Seekrug restaurant in Bielefeld, western Germany, reportedly asked the woman to remove the full-face veil as she sat in the busy beer garden during an annual light festival.   The woman is said...

Britain’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia performs Hajj rituals

Britain’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia performs Hajj rituals

Press Shia Agency - Britain's ambassador to Saudi Arabia has performed Hajj rituals after converting to Islam, becoming the first ever British ambassador to do so. Press Shia - Simon Collis, completed the Hajj with his wife Huda al-Mujarkech, a Syrian Muslim, this week, according to Arab media reports.   As the first British ambassador to the kingdom, Collis converted to Islam in...