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‘British Shia tool against true Islam for political interests’

‘British Shia tool against true Islam for political interests’

TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – A British based satellite TV station promotes a ritual (banned by Shia clerics) to be done during the processions of the Islamic Month of Muharram. The interview addresses various dimensions of the issue.A group of Shias who persist on bloodletting for the mourning of Imam Hossein in the Islamic months of Muharram and Safar, are supported by the British...

Pres. Rouhani attends Ashura mourning at Shah-Abdol-Azim shrine

Pres. Rouhani attends Ashura mourning at Shah-Abdol-Azim shrine

TEHRAN, Oct. 01 (Press Shia) – President Rouhani attended Ashura mourning ceremony at Shah-Abdol-Azim holy shrine and mourned for Imam Hossein (AS).In the ceremony held on Sunday, President Rouhani was welcomed by Ayatollah Mohammadi Reyshahri, the Custodian of Shah-Abdol-Azim (AS) Holy Shrine. Rouhani made pilgrimage to the graves of His Holiness Abdul Adhim al-Hassani (AS), His...

Release 'prisoners of conscience' immediately

Release 'prisoners of conscience' immediately

TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (Press Shia) – IHRC has called on the Nigerian authorities to immediately release scores of people detained last week during events commemorating the Islamic occasion of Ashura.The detained were among supporters of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) targeted by security forces across several states in northern Nigeria in a continuing crackdown on the organization and it’s...

Iran slams attacks to innocent Afghan mourners

Iran slams attacks to innocent Afghan mourners

TEHRAN, Oct. 13 (Press Shia) – The Spokesperson of Iran’s Foreign Ministry, Bahram Ghasemi, condemned the two terrorists attacks of Tuesday to Muslim worshipers and mourners in Afghan cities of Balkh and Kabul.“The murder of innocent mourners in Afghanistan demonstrates the terrorists’ and the terror-supporters’ endless hostility and animosity toward Muslim’s unity which leads them to...

Nigerian gov't. responsible for ‘security of Ashura procession’

Nigerian gov't. responsible for ‘security of Ashura procession’

TEHRAN, Oct. 13 (Press Shia) – Foreign ministry spokesperson has said Nigerian government is responsible for providing security of Shia procession of Ashura on Wednesday.Bahram Ghasemi told reporters on Thursday that Nigerian government was to be blamed for any invasion by country’s army on procession of mourners who marked the anniversary of Ashoura in some cities. There has been some...

Rouhani prays for region’s liberation from terror, violence  

Rouhani prays for region’s liberation from terror, violence  

TEHRAN, Oct. 12 (Press Shia) – Attending Ashura mourning processions on Wed., President Rouhani expressed hope that people of Yemen, Syria and Iraq would soon be liberated from the clutches of terrorists and aggressors.Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attended Ashura mourning processions held at the holy shrine of Hazrat Abdolazim in Rey County, southern Tehran, on Wednesday. “The beloved...

Pres. Rouhani attends Ashura mourning processions

Pres. Rouhani attends Ashura mourning processions

Pres. Rouhani attends Ashura mourning...

Ashura culture could promote stability in Asia

Ashura culture could promote stability in Asia

TEHRAN, Oct. 11 (Press Shia) – Iran’s President has called for taking advantage of the blessed month of Muharram and Ashura culture in favor of improving both the Muslim world and Asia.Hassan Rouhani made the remarks upon arrival at Mehrabad International Airport of Tehran following his six-day tour of Southeast Asian counties during which he held talks and exchanged views with...