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Paris attack same as plight of Syria

President Bashar al-Assad received on Saturday a French delegation, including a number of parliamentarians, intellectuals, and media men, headed by member of the French National Assembly Thierry Mariani. President al-Assad affirmed that the terrorist attacks which targeted Paris couldn’t be separated from those that took place in Beirut, and what has been happening in Syria since 5 years and in other regions, adding “terrorism is one field in the world ... Read More »

Over 800,000 Iranians Register for Pilgrimage to Iraq on Arbaeen

The head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization said more than 800,000 Iranians have registered for pilgrimage to Karbala, Iraq, on Arbaeen, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shiite Imam, Imam Hussain (AS). Saeed Ohadi highlighted the measures taken in preparation for the influx of the country’s pilgrims to the holy city of Karbala to attend Arbaeen mourning ceremonies in early December. “Regarding the development of ... Read More »

500 Kyrgyz fighting for ISIS in Syria

Authorities in Kyrgyzstan say hundreds of nationals from the Central Asian country have joined the ranks of extremist militant groups operating in Syria. Speaking at a press conference in the capital, Bishkek, on Friday, Kyrgyz Defense Council Secretary Temir Dzhumakadyrov said about 500 Kyrgyz citizens are currently fighting for militants in Syria. He added that security forces have managed to detain 50 people who either fought in Syria for extremist ... Read More »

Iran FM condoles French government, people on Paris terrorist attacks

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed condolences to the French government and nation on the terrorist attacks in Paris Friday night which claimed lives of scores of civilians. Talking to reporters here on Saturday prior to his leaving Tehran for Vienna, he condemned “terrorist operations at any forms” and said that the Iranian nation, as victims of terrorism, have always been against all kinds of terrorist activities. He said Iran ... Read More »

Enemies continue their efforts to fight Islamic resistance in region

During his Friday prayer sermon to a large and fervent crowd of believers in Qom, Ayatollah Ali-Reza Arafi stated that the most important issue after the implementation of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action is the establishment of a committee to oversee the compliance of the nine recommendations mentioned by the Supreme Leader in his letter to President Hassan Rouhani. The head of Qom’s al-Mustafa International University said that the Iranian ... Read More »

ISIS executes Head of Physics Department for refusing to develop bioweapons in Mosul

A local source in Nineveh province said that ISIS has executed the head of the Department of Physics at the University of Mosul because of his refusal to develop biological weapons. The source said: “militants belonging to ISIS executed the president of the Department of Physics at the Faculty of Science in the University of Mosul,” adding that, “the execution came on the back of his rejection to cooperate with ... Read More »

Ayatollah Rafsanjani: Fighting terrorism requires global firm determination

Chairman of the Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on Saturday said ‘For many times I have underlined that fight agianst terrorist groups requires firm determination at global level.’ Expressing regret over recent catastrophic terrorist attacks carried out by Daesh Takfiri terrorist group, he said danger of terrorism spilling over in the world mainly to industrial countries is very serious and the recent incident in Paris is a good proof of ... Read More »

Martyrdom Anniversary of Imam Sajjad (AS)

Name : Ali (a.s.) – the 4th Holy Imam Title : Zain-al-Abideen, Syed as-Sajideen, Sajjad Agnomen : Abu-Mohammad Father : Imam Hussain(a.s.) – the 3rd Holy Imam Mother : Bibi Shahr Bano Birth : At Madina on 15th of Jamadi-al-Awwal 38 AH (658 AD) Death : In Madina at age 57, on 25th of Moharram 95 AH (713 AD) Cause of Death/Burial : Martyred by means of poison and buried ... Read More »

UN WGAD Requests Bahrain to Release Sheikh Ali Salman Immediately

The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention concluded that Bahrain’s breaches of articles 9, 10 and 11 of the UDHR and articles 9 and 14 of the ICCPR in the case of Sheikh Ali Salman are of such gravity as to give his deprivation of liberty an arbitrary character. In its opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its seventy-third session, from 31 August– 4 September 2015 said, ... Read More »

Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Woman in West Bank / Photos

Israeli occupation forces on Monday shot dead a Palestinian woman at a checkpoint in the north of the occupied West Bank. The woman attempted to attack Israeli security guards with a knife at the checkpoint near the city of Qalqilya, Israeli occupation defense ministry said in a statement. Palestinian police identified her as Rasha Uweisseh, 23 and from Qalqilya. The incident is the latest in a weeks-long wave of attacks ... Read More »