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Azizah Magazine provides positive representation of Muslim-American women

Azizah Magazine provides positive representation of Muslim-American women

Tayyibah Taylor, Editor-in-Chief of Azizah Magazine, honored by Religious Freedom and Business Foundation for her interfaith work .Press Shia - Azizah Magazine isn’t named after its Chief Operations Officer, Azizah Kahera. But the name is no coincidence.    In the United States, women’s magazines sometimes boast common names of Western women, such as Marie Claire...

Ayatollah Ka’bi praises enthusiastic participation at the funeral of Hillah bombing

Ayatollah Ka’bi praises enthusiastic participation at the funeral of Hillah bombing

Press Shia – The member of the Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom said that the passionate participation of people in the funeral of the martyrs of terrorist attack in Hillah is an expression of their adherence to the guardianship of Imam Husayn and these martyrs.Press Shia – In an interview with Press Shia News Agency, Ayatollah Abbas Ka’bi, a representative of the people of...

Iranians commemorate martyrdom anniversary of 8th Shia Imam

Iranians commemorate martyrdom anniversary of 8th Shia Imam

Press Shia Agency - Millions of Iranians are attending mourning processions to mark the martyrdom anniversary of the eighth Shia Imam, Imam Ali ibn Musa al-Reza (PBUH). Press Shia Agency - Black-clad mourners from various social classes and age groups have come together in mosques, places of worship and religious sites nationwide to observe the rituals. Eulogies are given and sermons delivered...

Muslims mark passing anniversary of Prophet Muhammad

Muslims mark passing anniversary of Prophet Muhammad

Press Shia – Millions of Muslims in Iran and across the world are observing the passing anniversary of Islam’s holy Prophet Muhammad.Press Shia – The 28th day of the month of Safar (the second month in the lunar calendar) marks the passing away of Prophet Muhammad as well as the martyrdom of his grandson Imam Hasan, the second Shi’ah Imam.   Large groups of Iranians,...

Cardinal Touran: We should prevent the spread of religious disease

Cardinal Touran: We should prevent the spread of religious disease

Press Shia – During the opening ceremony of the 10th round of religious dialogue between Iran and the Vatican, the President of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue emphasized on the continued and deep friendly relations between Islam and Christianity and stated: “We should prevent the spread of religious disease.”Press Shia – According to the Public...

16 Memorizers of Quran in Palestinian Family

16 Memorizers of Quran in Palestinian Family

Press Shia - All members of a family in the Gaza Strip, Palestine, are memorizers of the entire Quran.Press Shia‌ - Wael al-Hams, one of the boys, says his mother, herself a memorizer, encouraged all members of the family of 16 to learn the Quran by heart. "I started memorizing the Quran when I was in first grade and learned the entire Holy Book by heart in four years.” He...

Iran, Vatican Call for Efforts to Counter Extremism

Iran, Vatican Call for Efforts to Counter Extremism

Press Shia - Participants in the 10th round of Iran-Vatican Interfaith Dialogue underlined the need for efforts to counter extremism in the world.Press Shia Agency - Issuing a statement at the end of the forum on Wednesday, they also stressed the need for a rational approach to religion in order to promote religious values and prevent extremism, the website of the Islamic Culture and Relations...

Qom to Host Int’l Quran Contest for Seminary Students

Qom to Host Int’l Quran Contest for Seminary Students

Press Shia Agency - Director of Iranian Seminaries’ Quran and Etrat Department said planning is underway for holding the first international Quran competition for Islamic seminary students.Press Shia - Hojat-ol-Islam Mostafa Razavi told IQNA that it will be jointly organized by Al-Mustafa International University and with support from the Awqaf and Charity Affairs Organization. He said...

A group of Chinese Muslims visit Imam Reza Holy Shrine

A group of Chinese Muslims visit Imam Reza Holy Shrine

Press Shia - 23 Chinese Muslims, attended the Razavi Holy Shrine and visited the Imam Reza (A.S.) Holy Court. Press Shia - Sufio Fulmae from Linxia city of Gansu province of China, about the Shrine of Imam Reza (A.S.) said, “I feel very good in this place, and I understood the religion of Islam and Shi'ism in the Razavi Holy Shrine and I could have a great sense of a religion,...

Seminar on 'Islam and extremism' launched in Madrid, spain

Seminar on 'Islam and extremism' launched in Madrid, spain

Press Shia - Iran's mission in Spain in cooperation with the Spanish Federation of Islamic Religious Entities has launched a seminar on Islam and extremism. Press Shia Agency‌ - The seminar on Islam vis-à-vis extremism was held in the Ateneo Cultural Institute in Madrid on Wednesday.  Present at the event were Alireza Esmaeili Iran's Cultural attaché to Spain,...