Iraqi forces retake two more neighborhoods in Mosul

Iraqi forces retake two more neighborhoods in Mosul

Iraqi government forces, allied forces from Popular Mobilization Units have retaken two more neighborhoods in western Mosul, the last urban stronghold of the terrorist group.

 
Palestinian minister warns against destruction of Al-Aqsa Mosque by Israel

Palestinian minister warns against destruction of Al-Aqsa Mosque by Israel

Palestine’s Minister of Religious Affairs, Sheikh Yousif Ideis, warned against Israel’s attempt to destroy Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem and sparking religious war among the people.

 
Bahraini protesters demonstrate in support of Shia cleric

Bahraini protesters demonstrate in support of Shia cleric

Bahraini protesters have held massive demonstration across the country in protest against al-Kalifa regime and support for prominent Shia cleric, Sheikh Issa Qassim.

 
Iran MPs pass legislation in response to Trump travel ban

Iran MPs pass legislation in response to Trump travel ban

Iranian lawmakers have added a new article to the proposed budget bill for the next fiscal year (starting March 21, 2017) to attract investment by the country’s nationals living in the United States.

 
UN calls for more Syria peace talks before any deal

UN calls for more Syria peace talks before any deal

UN Special envoy to Syria, Stephen de Mistura, has addressed participants to peace talks in Geneva calling for more peace talks on the war torn country before any final deal is made.

 
Asghar Farhadi wins another Oscar for

Asghar Farhadi wins another Oscar for

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman has won the 2017 Academy Award for best foreign-language film.

 
Indonesia to purchase oil from Iran

Indonesia to purchase oil from Iran

Indonesia says it is looking into the prospects of purchasing crude oil from Iran through long-term supply agreements.

 
Rouhani to partake in 2017 presidential election: VP

Rouhani to partake in 2017 presidential election: VP

The Iranian vice president for parliamentary affairs says President Hassan Rouhani is to partake in the country’s 2017 presidential polls.

 
Hezbollah to remain in Syria until final triumph

Hezbollah to remain in Syria until final triumph

Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement’s second-in-command, Sheikh Naim Qassem, made assurances that the movement’s military forces will remain in war-hit Syria until a political agreement is reached ...

 
No diplomatic ties with US government: Iran

No diplomatic ties with US government: Iran

Iran’s Foreign Ministry says the Islamic Republic has no relations with the new administration in the United States.

 
 
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The Problem with Thinking on Your Knees

Somewhere in Thinking the Twentieth Century (2009), a book, which is based on a series of conversations between the historians Tony Judt (1948-2010) and Timothy Snyder, Judt says—and I’m paraphrasing—Intellectuals around the world share a common frame of reference because they tend ...

The Necessity of Reviving Regionalism in Iran

The Islamic Republic of Iran's foreign policy has been subject of many disputes. Some of these disputes have reached a final conclusion and have guided Iranian diplomats in the form of consensual policies. Some other disputes, however, are still far from a domestic consensus despite the fact ...

From Compromise to Partnership: The Impact of the Trump Administration’s Policy towards Russia on Iran

There are serious doubts over the exact route of the US domestic and foreign policies under Donald Trump due to his controversial positions on various issues. In the meantime, one of the important issues that attracted the attention of observers and analysts even before the election of Trump and during ...

Ignorant Teachers of Mr. President: Trump Not Aware of American History

One week after his inauguration at the White House, Donald Trump, the new president of the United States, signed a controversial executive order, which bars citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries as well as other immigrants from entering the United States for a period of 90 days. Prior to that,...

US Misrepresents Iran

"Ballistic missiles designed to be capable of delivering a payload of at least 500 kilograms to a range of 300 kilometers are inherently capable of delivering nuclear weapons."  This is a quote from a top US official, dated February 1, 2017, who has portrayed Iran's missile program ...

 
“An American Dream” published in Persian

Persian version of “An American Dream” by prominent American author, Norman Mailer, is unveiled by Iran’s Qoqnous (phoenix) Publication in Tehran.

“Hollywood and Islamophobia” published

An old scenario in the west, Iranian thinkers have carried out a research leading to publication of a new book on Islamophobia in Hollywood movies.

“Woman in View of Qur’an” published

Much disputed among non-Muslims, women in view of Qur’an is the theme for the latest book by Iranian author Mohammad Moradi shedding more light on the Islamic attitude on the female members of the community.

“Islamic unity in view of Ahlul Bayt (AS)” published

“Islamic unity in view of Ahlul Bayt (AS)” is the title for latest book published by bureau of publication of Islamic teachings written by Saudi scholar and translated by Iranian university professors.

“Family in Islam” by Mohammad Sadr published

A collection of quotes by prominent Shia cleric, Mohammad Sadr, on features of a family in view of Islam is published.

 
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Yemeni forces target Saudi boat in Red Sea

Yemeni army has reportedly targeted, destroyed Saudi gunboats with missiles in its southwestern coast in the Red Sea.

Analysis: Egypt under El-Sisi; Inside Out

Egypt has taken advantage of the West Asia’s wide-ranging disorder. Cairo has strongly returned to consistence with the US and the Israeli regime in joint security partnership. But the growing Cairo’s dependence on the Persian Gulf Arab states’ financial resources, especially those of Saudi Arabia, ...

Saudi executes 47 in 1 day, sits on UN Human Rights Council

The execution of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr in Saudi Arabia represents another assault by Riyadh on the forces of reform and political empowerment in the Muslim world, warned the London-based Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC).

Annual Report of The Global Association of Moslem Women

What follows here is the annual report of the Global Association of Moslem Women Unity conference 2014 to Unity Conference 2015

Annual report of programs advanced by Iran Top unity center

What follows here is the annual report of the programs and activities advanced by World Forum for Proximity of the Islamic Schools of Thought from the 28th edition of Int’l Unity Conference to its 29th Edition