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Birth anniv. of Imam whose arising protected Islam

The third of the Sha’ban month in the lunar calendar coincides with the birth anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH) whose arising has protected Islam.
News ID: 84500    Publish Date : 2024/02/13

Leader condoles demise of prominent Shia historian

TEHRAN (defapress) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution has expressed condolences over the demise of Seyyed Jafar Morteza Ameli, a prominent Shia cleric and historian.
News ID: 79105    Publish Date : 2019/10/28

Leader condoles demise of prominent Shia cleric

TEHRAN (defapress) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution has expressed condolences over the demise of Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Muhammad Hussaini Shahroudi, a prominent Shia Marja.
News ID: 78021    Publish Date : 2019/07/09

Zarif commiserates over demise of grand Afghan Shia Marja

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed condolences over the demise of Grand Ayatollah Mohaqiq Kabuli – a prominent Afghan Shia scholar.
News ID: 77731    Publish Date : 2019/06/12

Bahrain Steps up Crackdown on Shia Mourning Rituals

TEHRAN (defapress)- Bahraini regime forces stepped up their crackdown on Muharram mourning ceremonies, disrupting Shia Muslim gatherings and making arrests among clerics.
News ID: 72528    Publish Date : 2018/09/19

UN: Iraq Vote Recount Credible, Transparent

The United Nations commended the "credible and transparent" manual recount of votes from Iraq's parliamentary elections held in May, calling for further steps towards the formation of a government in the country.
News ID: 71636    Publish Date : 2018/08/07

Tens of Right Groups Call on Bahraini Regime to Drop Charges against Opposition Leader

More than 30 independent rights groups called on the Bahraini regime to drop all charges against prominent Shia and opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman as the ruling Al-Khalifah dynasty does not shy away from its heavy-handed clampdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy campaigners in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.
News ID: 70853    Publish Date : 2018/06/21

Bahrain Sentences 3 Shia Clerics to Death

Manama regime officials have handed down death sentences to three Shia clergymen and condemned eight others to life imprisonment as the ruling Al-Khalifah regime continues with its repressive measures and heavy-handed crackdown on members of the religious community.
News ID: 70805    Publish Date : 2018/06/18

Qatar appoints its new ambassador to Iran

In a decree, Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani appointed Mohammed Saad Al Fuhaid Al Hajri as the country’s ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Islamic Republic of Iran.
News ID: 70759    Publish Date : 2018/06/15

EP condemns human rights violation in Bahrain: media

The European Parliament issued a draft of a resolution against the Al Khalifa regime, said Aljazeera .
News ID: 70757    Publish Date : 2018/06/15

Sadr Movement stance toward US unchanged: Iraqi Politician

Iraqi Shia leader Moqtada Al Sadr underlined the fact that Sadr Movement’s position toward the US will not change.
News ID: 70377    Publish Date : 2018/05/26

Bombing kills 7, injures 16 in north of Iraqi capital

People gather at the site of a bomb attack that hit a Shia district north of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, on May 23
News ID: 70328    Publish Date : 2018/05/24

Sheikh Bilal Sha'ban, in an interview with Defense Press:

"Iran" is a prominent example of the unity of the Islamic world /we must confront the root of "sedition."

The secretary general of the Islamic “tohid”movement of Lebanon, emphasizing that Iran plays a significant role in counteracting t akfiri movements, said:
News ID: 66473    Publish Date : 2017/10/16

Iraq's Shia forces reach Syrian border in anti-ISIL offensive

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iraq's Shia Popular Mobilization Force reported reaching the border with Syria during their offensive against the ISIL terror group .
News ID: 65117    Publish Date : 2017/05/30