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What is the Shia-Sunni divide?

In his address in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, May 21, while calling on Muslim leaders to lead the fight against terrorism, President Donald Trump …

Shia Islam

Saudi Arabia and Syrian Uprising

It’s difficult to think of a more unlikely champion of democratic change in Syria. Saudi Arabia is one of the Arab world’s most conservative …

Middle East

Why Iran Supports the Syrian Regime

Iran’s support for the Syrian regime is one of the key elements safeguarding the survival of Syria’s embattled president Bashar al-Assad, who has …

Middle East

Shia History شیعہ: تاریخی جقائق

The religion of the Shiah was founded by a Jew from Yemen called Abdullah bin Saba', who embraced Islam. During the time of Ali ibn Abi Taleb, he …

All About Shiaism

Sunnis Vs. Shiites<p>Introduction<p>Attributing kufr to a person, shouting, and blustering are the weapon of the weak. This page is not dedicated to the …

Sectarianism

Faith for Peace<p>Sectarianism<p><i>"Say: “He is Allah, the One and Unique, Who is in need of none and of Whom all are in need"[Qur'an;112:1-2]</i><p><i>"This day I</i> …

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<b>بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ</b><p><b>This site aims to provide essential information to</b> <b>the common Muslims about Shia beliefs,</b> <b>clarify the common</b> …

Wilayat-e-Faqih ولایت فقه (شیعہ عالمی خلافت ) کا ایرانی نظریہ

Wilayat-e-Faqih doctrine, a fifth column strategy, has propagated sectarianism in the Muslim world<p>The Arab world came into the hands of non-Arab …

Why do some Catholics Christians self-flagellate? خونی ماتم کے حوالے سے امام خامنہ ای کا فتوی

<b>The late Pope John Paul II would whip himself, according to a nun who helped to look after him. So how common is this practice in the Catholic …

Syria crisis: Where key countries stand

<b>The conflict in Syria has drawn in major global powers, supporting and opposing President Bashar al-Assad and the myriad rebel groups ranged against him.</b><p>On 30 October, world powers meeting in Vienna agreed to a nine-point plan they hope will pave the way for a ceasefire in Syria - but they remain …

What does Iran get for supporting al-Assad?

In public at least, the message was defiant. Beleaguered Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, sitting alongside Iran's intelligence chief, proclaimed Tuesday "the determination of the people and government of Syria to cleanse the country of terrorists."<p>His Iranian visitor, Saeed Jalili, responded, …

Why is Iran backing Syria's Bashar al-Assad?

In this week's <i>UpFront</i>, Mehdi Hasan speaks to Iranian Vice President and Head of Iran's Environmental Protection Organisation, Masoumeh Ebtekar, on her country's support for Bashar al-Assad in Syria, and Iran's advances in the fight against climate change.<p>In the Reality Check, we look into how the …

Syria

Writings by Majid Rafizadeh (View Biography)

Writings by Majid Rafizadeh (View Biography)<p><b>Title</b><p><b>Date</b><p>2017/02/02<p>Get Free Exclusive Gatestone Content:<p><b>FREE BAHAREH HEDAYAT!</b><p>Bahareh Hedayat is a human …

Iran's Forces Outnumber Assad's in Syria

Pursuing a sectarian agenda, Iranian leaders have also fueled the conflict by sending religious leaders to Syria to depict the conflict as a …

The facts behind Iran’s involvement in Syria

News : Terrorism<p>The facts behind Iran’s involvement in Syria<p>Details<p>By INU Staff<p>INU - Since the start of the Syrian uprising in 2011, which trailed …

Syria

$6-$35 Billions Annually to Assad: Stronger Iran, Mightier Assad?

In the ongoing 4-year-long civil war, the Islamic Republic- one of the major bank-rollers for the Syrian government- has approximately spent between $6 and $35 billion a year in order to keep its staunchest regional ally, Bashar Al Assad in power.<p>This amount of spending is significant considering …

Iran

Emboldened by Rouhani’s Win, Iranians Seek Further Reforms

TEHRAN — Iranians came out in force to dance in the streets this weekend, breaking Islamic rules, to celebrate the re-election of President Hassan Rouhani by a large margin.<p>Emboldened by the election results, others gathered in the capital, Tehran, to begin demanding what they hope a second term …

Rouhani: Iran ready to promote relations with the world

Elected for a second term, Iran's president says people 'interaction with the world' over violence and extremism.<p>Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, after securing a decisive re-election, has pledged to open the country to the world and deliver freedom its people have yearned for.<p>Rouhani sealed a …

Iran

Middle East Religious Composition Map - Dareshgaft-e Olyamp257 Iran

امریکہ شام پر حملہ کیوں کرنا چاہتا ہے؟

<b>یونائیٹڈ اسٹیٹس، ایک بار پھر اپنے پسندیدہ میدان جنگ، مڈل ایسٹ میں جنگ کی طرف مائل ہے- اس حقیقت سے قطع نظر کہ 2001 سے جاری ایک طویل جنگ کے بعد اسے</b> …

غیبت کبریٰ میں نظام ولایت فقیہ ہمیں امامت سے متصل رکھے گا

مجلس وحدت مسلمین کے سیکریٹری جنرل :<p>غیبت کبریٰ میں نظام ولایت فقیہ ہمیں امامت سے متصل رکھے گا<p>نیوز نور : مجلس وحدت مسلمین پاکستان کے سیکریٹری جنرل نے …

ولی فقیہ کے جمہوری اسلامی میں عقل کا استعمال ممنوع !

مجتہد و فقیہ استاد حوزہ علمیہ آیت اللہ محمد رضا نکونام کی صاف گوئی سے جمہوری اسلامی کے اعلیٰ ایوانوں میں بیٹھنے والے ناخوش نظر آتے ہیں۔ سو سے زیادہ …

Iran

Helen Chapin Metz, ed. <i>Iran: A Country Study</i>. Washington: GPO for the Library of Congress, 1987.<p>Custom Search

Exporting the Islamic Revolution

Iran’s hegemonic model is being reproduced in Iraq, Syria and Yemen by setting up shop the same way Hezbollah did in Lebanon.

Iran

What is Wilayat al-Faqih?

The doctrine of <i>Wilayat</i> <i>al-Faqih</i> forms the central axis of contemporary Shi’a political thought. It advocates a guardianship-based political system, …