Deputy chairman of al-Mustafa International University:
Rasa – Hujjat al-Islam Mahdavi-Mehr stressed on the formal position of the Holy Quran in the curriculum of al-Mustafa International University and stated, “Today several thousands of students at al-Mustafa International University study in the areas related to Quranic science.”
Rasa - A commemoration ceremony was held in memory of the Nigerian martyrs in Zaria who were massacred in an army crackdown that was also led to the detention of the Nigerian Shia leader, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaki.
Rasa - Iranians, along with Shia Muslims across the world, are celebrating the birth anniversary of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), the last messenger sent by Allah to mankind.
Rasa - The 31 International Islamic Unity Conference begins in the Iranian capital, Tehran, with 520 dignitaries, ministers, scholars, university professors, and representatives from scientific as well as cultural associations in attendance.
Rasa – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei commended the Iraqi government and nation for hosting millions of pilgrims during Arbaeen, hailing the huge turnout in the event as a sign of the Muslim world’s growing willingness to pursue sacred goals.
Ayatollah Najafi:
Rasa - An Iraqi source of emulation described the revival of Ashura rituals as revival of pure Islam.
Rasa - Muslim and civil rights groups challenged a Quebec ban on officials or anyone receiving public services from covering their faces, arguing it infringes on women's and Muslim religious rights.
Rasa - Iran’s Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi says more than two million people have crossed the country’s border into Iraq to attend the upcoming Arba’een religious rituals.
Rasa - The trusteeship of the holy shrine of Imam Ali in Najaf announced daily distribution of more than 240,000 meals inside the shrine of Imam Ali (AS).