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Search continues for trapped Iranian firefighters

Search continues for trapped Iranian firefighters

Iranian rescue workers are digging tunnels to reach the underground stories of the ageing high-rise that collapsed in downtown Tehran amid ongoing search operations to retrieve those trapped.

 
Iran in shock after deadly high-rise collapse

Iran in shock after deadly high-rise collapse

Iran's oldest high-rise in downtown Tehran collapsed on Thursday morning following a major fire in the building, leaving many firefighters buried under rubble, some of who are presumed dead.

 
Iranians mourn passing of Ayatollah Rafsanjani in shock

Iranians mourn passing of Ayatollah Rafsanjani in shock

Iranians mourn the passing of former Iranian president, Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, in shock and sorrow.

 
Two suspected ISIL members killed in Saudi capital

Two suspected ISIL members killed in Saudi capital

Two Saudi nationals suspected of affiliations with ISIL terrorist group have been shot dead in Riyadh, Saudi interior Ministry has announced.

 
German’s vice chancellor calls for closure of Salafist mosques

German’s vice chancellor calls for closure of Salafist mosques

Germany’s Vice Chancellor, Digmar Gabriel, demands closure of Salafist mosques across the country as well as disbandment of the gatherings by the community.

 
Turkish police hunting night club attacker

Turkish police hunting night club attacker

Police in Turkey is searching for man who went on a shooting spree at a nightclub in Istanbul leaving 39 dead and over 70 injured.

 
Iran Army to hold air defense drill

Top commander:

Iran Army to hold air defense drill

Senior Iranian commander said the country’s army is scheduled to hold massive five-day maneuver in three southern provinces to manifest its might and integrity.

 
More inclination for social justice in Muslims, Hindus: poll

More inclination for social justice in Muslims, Hindus: poll

A new poll has shown that Muslims and Christians are more likely to intervene if a social victimization happens.

 
ISIL claims Berlin Xmas market attack

ISIL claims Berlin Xmas market attack

ISIL Takfiri terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the deadly attack on a Christmas market in the German capital of Berlin.

 
Without supporting Palestine, one can’t claim advocating unity

Without supporting Palestine, one can’t claim advocating unity

Deputy Secretary General of Lebanese Hezbollah underlined, "in order to prove true unity and solidarity we should support Palestine and without such support we can’t claim unity.

 
Egyptians hold massive rally against church explosion

Egyptians hold massive rally against church explosion

Thousands of Egyptians have held demonstration voicing anger at the bombing of Coptic Church which has led to death of several worshipers.

 
Nigeria church collapse kills scores of worshipers

Nigeria church collapse kills scores of worshipers

160 Nigerian worshipers have been killed in church collapse in Uyo in Akwa Ibom state many more in critical condition.

 
Merkel calls for Islamic full-face ban

Merkel calls for Islamic full-face ban

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for ban on Muslim women’s full face coverage, burqa, highlighting the precedence of German law over Sharia.

 
Palestinian teen shot dead by Israeli soldiers

Palestinian teen shot dead by Israeli soldiers

Israeli forces in the occupied east Jerusalem al Quds have shot dead a Palestinian teenage boy as there seems to be no alleviation of tensions between Palestinian protesters and illegal settlers.

 
‘Iran escorted over 3,800 ships in Gulf of Aden’

‘Iran escorted over 3,800 ships in Gulf of Aden’

Iran’s Navy chief says its forces have escorted 3,844 commercial ships to ensure their safe passage in the Gulf of Aden, where pirates are active.

 
Israel sentences Palestinian teenager to 18 years in prison

Israel sentences Palestinian teenager to 18 years in prison

An Israeli court has sentenced Palestinian teenager, Subhi Abu Khalifa, to 18 years in prison on the allegation of carrying out stabbing attack in a rail station in Jerusalem al-Quds in 2015.

 
Firefighters fight Qayyarah oilfields amid flames

Firefighters fight Qayyarah oilfields amid flames

Firefighters are battling flames in oilfields near the town of Qayyarah, near Mosul, sparked by ISIL while withdrawing the region.

 
Iranians mark 40 days after Imam Hussein (AS) martyrdom anniversary

Iranians mark 40 days after Imam Hussein (AS) martyrdom anniversary

Iranians commemorate Arba'een, 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS) third Shia Imam and grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).

 
Nigeria razes Muslim group

Nigeria razes Muslim group's constructions

Nigerian government has razed down constructions belonging to the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) as a continuation of its heavy crackdown on the group.

 
Muslims head to Karbala for Arba’een procession

Muslims head to Karbala for Arba’een procession

Millions of Muslims from different countries are on their way to arrive the holy city of Karbala as a culmination for forty days of mourning for Imam Hussein (AS).

 
King Salman’s brother dies at 83

King Salman’s brother dies at 83

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has died at the age of 83.

 
Bahrainis voice support for Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim

Bahrainis voice support for Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim

Bahraini protesters in the village of Diraz, Shakhoura and Abu Saiba have staged rally on Friday expressing support for prominent Shia cleric, Sheikh Isa Qassim.

 
Iran’s carpet exports to US at $50mn

Iran’s carpet exports to US at $50mn

Iran says its exports of hand-woven carpets to the United States have reached around $50 million since the removal of sanctions in January.

 
58 killed in Gunmen raid on Pakistani police academy

58 killed in Gunmen raid on Pakistani police academy

Over 58 police cadets have been killed and more than one hundred wounded as Taliban-affiliated gunmen attacked a police academy in southern Pakistan.

 
20 injured in Israel’s offensive on protesters

20 injured in Israel’s offensive on protesters

More than 20 Palestinians have been seriously injured as Israeli forces opened fire to disperse a protest in the city of Ramallah.

 
Suicide attacker targets Shia gathering in Baghdad

Suicide attacker targets Shia gathering in Baghdad

A suicide bomber has detonated explosive vest in the middle of Shia gathering in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad killing over 31 people wounding more than 30 others.

 
Rouhani congratulates Futsal team on world title

Rouhani congratulates Futsal team on world title

President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Iran’s Futsal team on winning the third title in the 2016 Futsal World Cup in Colombia.

 
Bahrain police attacks Shia Muslims

Bahrain police attacks Shia Muslims

Bahraini police attacked Shia citizens in Manama who were getting ready for the mourning month of Muharram to commemorate martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia Imam, Imam Hussein (AS).

 
Javanmardi wins Iran’s first gold medal

Javanmardi wins Iran’s first gold medal

Sareh Javanmardi claimed a gold medal at the women’s 10m air pistol SH1 event at the Paralympic Games on Friday.

 
French illustrator collects guides on dealing Islamophobic harassment case

French illustrator collects guides on dealing Islamophobic harassment case

Following the growing number of troubles created for Muslims living in France after a series of terrorist attacks across the country, French illustrator has created a guide on ways to deal with an Islamophobic ...

 
 
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What is Takfirism and why you should call Daeshis Takfiris

Takfiri is frequently used in reference to Daesh (also known as ISIL or ISIS) but the term has a hidden universal applicability that surpasses our era, while exposing the dark ideology languishing in the core of the phenomenon.

US Supreme Court Violates International Law

The US Supreme Court has handed down a ruling based on which about 2 billion dollars of Iran's frozen assets will be paid as remuneration to families of Americans killed in terrorist attack on a US Marines base in Beirut in 1983. Two points are worthy of mention here: 1. Judicial immunity of ...

No true freedom of expression in US

If narrow minds continue to support the totalitarian government of the US and its allies as champions of “democracy,” we must try to understand how anyone could be so mistaken.

Iran

The facts of the Islamic Revolution in Iran are undisputed. A popular, peaceful and long-standing uprising against a US-backed dictator-king succeeded in overthrowing him in 1979. From that time till now, the Islamic Republic formed since the overthrow of the Shah has stood the test of time.

 
“About Arts”: philosophical book with religious approach

Iranian cleric has published book on truth of arts and relations of the arts with religion, geography, Qur’an and other topics in the field of the philosophy of arts.

Works by Imam Khomeini Released in Paris

Almost 35 years after the victory of the Islamic Revolution of Iran two works penned by the supreme founder of the Islamic Revolution Imam Khomeini have been published in Paris by Alboraq Publications.

 
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Sister of Chapel Hill Victim Decries Islamophobia

Long hours and days of grief could not ease the heavy heart of Dr Suzanne Barakat, the sister of slain young American Muslim who was killed last month in Chapel Hill with his young wife and sister-in-law.

Chapel Hill shooting victims in US - Deah Shaddy Barakat , age 23 and his wife Yusor Mohammad, 21

Just as I was getting my kids ready for school this morning, I heard my phone beep. I glanced down, and saw the words "Muslims Shot Dead in Chapel Hill". I froze, and felt a familiar chill run down my back. I rushed to Twitter in a desperate attempt to find out more. Who were these three people?...

Saudi new King Salman (R) stands alongside US President Barack Obama (2nd from L) after the Obamas arrived on Air Force One at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh on January 27, 2015.

The Mufti of Saudi Arabia was right on the mark when he recently said that Twitter was a source of “evil” and a “scourge” for his kingdom. Secret Saudi documents from the interior and defense ministries were leaked on Twitter on Tuesday.

Indian Muslims, Christians Seek Obama’s Help

Facing growing persecution at the hands of Hindu extremists, India Muslims and Christians have shared hopes that the US President Barack Obama would raise the issue with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his ongoing visit to India.

An Iranian demonstrator holds a satirical poster cover mocking the French weekly Charlie Hebdo in Tehran.

Terror attacks by French Islamist extremists should force the country to look inward at its “ethnic apartheid,” the prime minister said on Tuesday as four men faced preliminary charges on suspicion of links to one of the gunmen.

 
 
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