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Baqir al-Uloum University receives Canadian scholar

Baqir al-Uloum University receives Canadian scholar

Press Shia – Professor Brice Balmer, a Mennonite Christian scholar and researcher at Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada, visited Baqir al-Uloum University in Qom, Iran in order to become familiar with the centre’s activities.Press Shia – Professor Brice Balmer, a Mennonite Christian scholar and researcher at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, paid a visit to...

Iraqi parliament outlaws alcohol sale, import, production

Iraqi parliament outlaws alcohol sale, import, production

Press Shia - The Iraqi legislature has voted to ban the sale, import and production of alcohol, imposing a fine on those who breach the law. Press Shia Agency - The measure was passed during a parliamentary session in Baghdad on Saturday, but some opponents said that they would appeal against the decision in courts.   Supporters, however, hailed the ban as justified by the Iraqi...

Islamic Center of Hawthorne’s Open Mosque Day seeks to ease tension, build community

Islamic Center of Hawthorne’s Open Mosque Day seeks to ease tension, build community

Press Shia - Like many local Islamic schools and mosques, the Islamic Center of Hawthorne upgraded security after it was vandalized and threatened following the 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino. Press Shia Agency - Like many local Islamic schools and mosques, the Islamic Center of Hawthorne upgraded security after it was vandalized and threatened following the 2015 terrorist...

Community Shows Support After Mosques Are Vandalized

Community Shows Support After Mosques Are Vandalized

Press Shia Agency - Two local mosques are seeing an outpouring of support from the community after they were vandalized with spray paint.Press Shia Agency - Two local mosques are seeing an outpouring of support from the community after they were vandalized with spray paint.   "I opened this , and I'm surprised," Islam Board Member Hisham Yasin said....

Muslims protest mosque closure in Italy’s Rome

Muslims protest mosque closure in Italy’s Rome

Press Shia - Hundreds of Muslims in Italy have held a demonstration in Rome to express their outrage at recent mosque closures in the capital.   Press Shia Agency - Protesters gathered in front of the Colosseum, an ancient oval amphitheatre, in central Rome on Friday, kneeling on prayer mats and tarpaulin on the pavement.   Holding placards reading, "Peace" and...

al-Mustafa International University’s developments ‘admirable’

al-Mustafa International University’s developments ‘admirable’

Press Shia Agency – Professor Tamroung Taniaveng of Thailand stressed on deepening scientific ties between al-Mustafa International University and Thai academic centres, “The scientific and cultural ties between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Thailand must be enhanced,” he said.Press Shia Agency – During a meeting with officials from al-Mustafa International University in Qom,...

Major US Quran exhibit to fight Islamophobia

Major US Quran exhibit to fight Islamophobia

Press Shia - The first major Quran exhibition in the U.S. will play an important role in the fight against increasing islamophobia in the U.S., one of the Turkish sponsors of the exhibit said Thursday.Press Shia Agency - The first major Quran exhibition in the U.S. will play an important role in the fight against increasing islamophobia in the U.S., one of the Turkish sponsors of the exhibit...

A U.S. Census proposal to add category for people of Middle Eastern descent makes some uneasy

A U.S. Census proposal to add category for people of Middle Eastern descent makes some uneasy

Press Shia Agency - After more than 30 years of lobbying, people of Middle Eastern and North African descent are finally poised to get their own classification in the U.S. Census. But at a time of rising Islamophobia and calls by presidential candidate Donald Trump to ban people from Muslim lands, some are now questioning whether the new designation could lead to profiling or otherwise put them...

Iranian Zoroastrians fully support the Islamic Republic of Iran

Iranian Zoroastrians fully support the Islamic Republic of Iran

Press Shia – Rashid Khorshidian said that Zoroastrians have participated in the process of the Islamic Revolution alongside our people and offered many martyrs to the Revolution and have been present on the scene of the Revolution from the time of its victory until today and we are supporters of the Supreme Leader.Press Shia – In an interview with Press Shia News Agency, Rashid...

University of Religions and Denominations boost cooperation with Ryukoku University

University of Religions and Denominations boost cooperation with Ryukoku University

Press Shia – The First Secretary of the Japanese Embassy in Iran paid a visit to the University of Religions and Denominations in Qom and became familiar with its ongoing activities.Press Shia – Hideyuki Adachi, the First Secretary of the Japanese Embassy in Iran, held a meeting with Hujjat al-Islam Sayyed Abolhasan Navvab, the head of the University of Religions and Denominations in Qom,...