Activist in Indian-Occupied Kashmir:
Saif Ali Budgami described the events that took place in Kashmir on the occasion of International al-Quds Day.
Deputy head of the Islamic Development Organization of Iran’s Coordination Council:
The deputy head of the Islamic Development Organization of Iran’s coordination council announced on Sunday that this year’s demonstrations marking the International al-Quds Day will not be held because of the coronavirus outbreak and the health restrictions to contain the epidemic.
The Supreme Leader ordered the Iranian Army to launch an inquiry into an accident in a recent naval training exercise that resulted in the martyrdom of 19 servicemen on board ‘Konarak’ support vessel in the Sea of Oman.
Representative of Bahrain’s Haqq Movement for Liberty and Democracy:
Professor Abdul-Ghani al-Khanjar said, “Islamic ummah and elites support the slogan of the Islamic Resistance Axis of this year’s International al-Quds Day, ‘al-Quds: The Path of the Martyrs’ and the Arabic hashtag القدس_درب_الشهداء.”
“Hajj, Spirituality, Solidarity and Islamic Power” has been chosen by Iranian Hajj authorities as the motto of this year’s pilgrimage.
On April 30th, Iranians marked National Persian Gulf Day, which is the anniversary of the victory over Portuguese troops during a war in the Persian Gulf in 1622.
“We have witnessed in the last forty years that the Islamic Revolution has grown from a green sapling into a mighty strong tree which no storm can ever uproot,” Sayyid Shahryar Naqvi said facing an assembly of international seminary students from more than a dozen countries, including those from the US, UK, Australia and Canada.
On the martyrdom of the daughter of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, Fatimah al-Zahra, mourning ceremonies were organized in Islamic centres around the world.
Thousands of Iranian Christians convened at churches across the country in the early hours of Wednesday to celebrate the start of the New Year on the Gregorian calendar.