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Hispanic Muslims Gathering for Worship and Maduros in New Jersey

Hispanic Muslims Gathering for Worship and Maduros in New Jersey

Press Shia - This past Sunday, the North Hudson Islamic Educational Center, a mosque and community center in Union City, New Jersey, held its sixteenth annual Hispanic Muslim Day. Those in attendance traced their heritage to Colombia, Puerto Rico, and El Salvador. Though it was the intersection of two groups targeted by the president-elect, spirits were high. After all, these Muslims had...

Millions of Muslims marching to Iraq’s Karbala for Arba’een rituals

Millions of Muslims marching to Iraq’s Karbala for Arba’een rituals

Press Shia - Millions of Muslims from across the world are marching toward the Iraqi holy city of Karbala to perform the rituals of Arba’een, one of the most revered religious occasions on the Islamic calendar. Press Shia - Arba’een marks 40 days since Ashura when Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad, was martyred in the desert plains of Karbala along with...

As anti-Muslim attacks skyrocket, interfaith leaders demand denunciation from Trump

As anti-Muslim attacks skyrocket, interfaith leaders demand denunciation from Trump

As anti-Muslim attacks skyrocket, interfaith leaders demand denunciation from Trump In Trenton, a passer-by threw hot coffee on a female college student wearing a hijab. At a Philadelphia hospital, a patient refused to be treated by a Muslim doctor. On one West Philadelphia block, someone threw a rock through a Muslim family’s window, and on another, four men shouted out their car windows...

Muslims converge on Karbala for mourning procession

Muslims converge on Karbala for mourning procession

Press Shia - Defying terrorists, Muslims from many regional countries and beyond continue to descend on the holy city of Karbala in Iraq for the culmination of a 40-day mourning period for an infallible Shia imam. Press Shia - Tens of thousands from Iraq, Pakistan, India, Iran, Bahrain, Lebanon, Azerbaijan and Turkey on Wednesday were trekking a key road between Najaf...

Millions of Muslims marching to Karbala for Arba’een

Millions of Muslims marching to Karbala for Arba’een

Press Shia - Millions of Muslims have been marching toward the shrine of the Third Shia Imam, Imam Hossein (PBUH), in the holy Iraqi city of Karbala, to mark the 40th day to follow the anniversary of his martyrdom back in the seventh century. Press Shia Agency - The faithful continued their procession on Tuesday with hearts brimming with his love.   The passion has made them...

Pilgrim Departures for Iraq Hit 1.4mln

Pilgrim Departures for Iraq Hit 1.4mln

Press Shia - The number of pilgrims travelling to Iraq from Iran to perform religious rituals on Arbaeen has surpassed 1.4 million, an Iranian official announced. Press Shia Agency - Speaking to reporters at Chazzabeh border crossing in the southwestern province of Khuzestan on Monday, Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Saeed Ohadi said more than 1.4 million pilgrims have...

al-Mustafa International University, a model for top Muslim schools

al-Mustafa International University, a model for top Muslim schools

Press Shia Agency – Exploiting valuable experience of al-Mustafa International University to develop and evaluate a model for top Muslim world’s schools was emphasized in a meeting attended by Managing Director of the Razavi Cultural Foundation and the head of al-Mustafa International University.Press Shia Agency – Following the initiation of operational procedures of the Tenth...

Yemeni Artillery Destroys Gathering Centers of Saudi Army in Jizan Province

Yemeni Artillery Destroys Gathering Centers of Saudi Army in Jizan Province

Press Shia - The Yemeni army's artillery units pounded and destroyed the military positions and concentration centers of the Saudi army in several regions in the Southern part of the kingdom.Press Shia - The Saudi military positions and hardware in al-Hamra (Red) Hill and al-Khashal military position in Jizan province in Southern Saudi Arabia came under heavy artillery fire by the Yemeni army and...

Hujjat al-Islam al-Shahristani visits Paris universities

Hujjat al-Islam al-Shahristani visits Paris universities

Press Shia – During his European tour, Hujjat al-Islam al-Shahristani, a senior Shi’ah cleric, arrived in the French capital where he paid visits to Paris’ Sorbonne and Catholic universities.Press Shia – On his first day of visit to Paris, Hujjat al-Islam Sayyid Jawad al-Shahristani, the representative of Ayatollah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani in Iran, paid a visit to the Catholic University...

North Hudson Islamic Educational Center to hold Hispanic Muslim Day

North Hudson Islamic Educational Center to hold Hispanic Muslim Day

Press Shia - The North Hudson Islamic Educational Center will host its annual Hispanic Muslim Day.Press Shia Agency - The North Hudson Islamic Educational Center will host its annual Hispanic Muslim Day on Nov. 13 from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m.   IslamInSpanish, an organization that educates Latinos about the beliefs and practices of Islam through media and online education, will participate. ...