Astana-Talks-Jan-23-24-2017-Syria-Settlements

Analyst Optimistic about Syria Peace Talks in Astana

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – London-based political analyst and Islamic scholar believes that since Turkey has “removed its ambitions on Syria” and chosen to help stabilise the Middle East region, the ongoing peace talks in the Kazakh capital of Astana can yield good results. “As long as Turkey has removed its ambitions on Syria and on building up… Read more »

British Prime Minister Theresa May (L) and US President Donald Trump meet in the Oval Office of the White House on January 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP)

UK government rejects petition to stop Trump’s state visit

The British government has rejected a petition, calling for preventing US President Donald Trump from visiting the UK. Downing Street says the visit is still on. The Foreign Office says it recognises the strong views expressed but looks forward to welcoming Trump once dates and arrangements are finalised. Thousands of people have demonstrated and more… Read more »

The four flags of the Resistance Axis being waved in Tehran, with the Azadi Monument in the background

Hezbollah in Syria – The Necessary Option

This documentary examines the reasons for Hezbollah joining the War on Syria.  The documentary was originally broadcast in Arabic on the al-Mayadeen Channel in early 2016 and has since been translated and subtitled into English by The Middle East Observer in February 2017. The film breaks a number of the myths surrounding the Syria War, and… Read more »

Imam Khomeini's arrival into Tehran 1979

Imam Khomeini Re-introduced Pure, Original Islam to Humanity

After over 2500 years, the Iranian nation led by Imam Khomeini, the founder and late leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, ended the tradition of monarchy in Iran in 1979. But, the question is how, after millenniums, the sense of anti-monarchy was awakened within Iranians. It is widely believed Imam Khomeini, the characteristic spiritual… Read more »

File photo shows Saudi riot police in face-off with protesters in Saudi Arabia's eastern city of Qatif. (Photo by Reuters)

Falling Saudi regime stepping up clampdown on dissent – Analyst

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has warned about an alarming rise in Saudi Arabia’s repressive measures against peaceful dissidents and activists. In a Monday report, HRW said Saudi courts have convicted at least 20 dissident writers and human rights campaigners since 2011. The Saudi kingdom has stepped up politically-motivated arrests, prosecution, and conviction of activists and protesters because… Read more »

French National Front (FN) leader Marine Le Pen (Photo by AFP)

France’s Le Pen preying on nationalist sentiments – Activist

French far-right party leader Marine Le Pen has launched her election bid with the pledge of protecting France from quote Islamic fundamentalism, globalisation, and the EU. An activist and political commentator believes there is a chance that Le Pen becomes the French president given the rising tide of “Islamophobia, xenophobia, and pseudo-patriotism” which exists around the world… Read more »

"Lies don't become truth, wrongs don't become right, evils don't become good, even if they've become acceptable to the majority"

Syria and Siffien – Thoughts on the Repetition of History

In His Name, the Most High Over the last couple of weeks, indeed since the illegal invasion and attack on Syria various rumours and games have been in play. When this subject is discussed, it needs to be done so with responsibility and all seriousness. The lives of countless are in the balance, as well… Read more »

Arbaeen, the commemoration of the 40th day after the martrydom of Imam Husayn, an event ignored by the mainstream media

Mainstream media mouthpiece of global powers

Every year 20 million people gather in Iraq to rally from Najaf to Karbala to commemorate 40 days after martyrdom of Imam Hussein in Karbala (on Ashura); while the tradition has been going on for many years and if not the biggest, it is one of the biggest religious ceremonies on earth, Western mainstream media… Read more »

File photo showing a woman wearing hijab

Islamophobia being promoted worldwide covertly: Activist

Press TV has conducted an interview with Shabbir Hassanally, an activist and Islamic scholar in London, about attackers ripping the hijab off a Muslim woman while picking up her children after school in London. The following is a rough transcription of the interview. Press TV: First of all what do you make of this recent… Read more »

Warning Against Muslim Division - June 4, 2015 - The Debate - Press TV

The Debate: Who benefits from sowing division among Muslims?

In this edition of The Debate, Press TV conducts an interview with Shabbir R. Hassanally, an activist and Islamic scholar in London, and Lawrence J. Korb, a former US assistant secretary of defense from Washington, to discuss who benefits from sowing the seeds of division among Muslims. The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution has warned… Read more »

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  • Astana-Talks-Jan-23-24-2017-Syria-Settlements

    Analyst Optimistic about Syria Peace Talks in Astana

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – London-based political analyst and Islamic scholar believes that since Turkey has “removed its ambitions on Syria” and chosen to help stabilise the Middle East region, the ongoing peace talks in the Kazakh capital of Astana can yield good results. “As long as Turkey has removed its ambitions on Syria and on building up… Read more »

  • British Prime Minister Theresa May (L) and US President Donald Trump meet in the Oval Office of the White House on January 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP)

    UK government rejects petition to stop Trump’s state visit

    The British government has rejected a petition, calling for preventing US President Donald Trump from visiting the UK. Downing Street says the visit is still on. The Foreign Office says it recognises the strong views expressed but looks forward to welcoming Trump once dates and arrangements are finalised. Thousands of people have demonstrated and more… Read more »

  • The four flags of the Resistance Axis being waved in Tehran, with the Azadi Monument in the background

    Hezbollah in Syria – The Necessary Option

    This documentary examines the reasons for Hezbollah joining the War on Syria.  The documentary was originally broadcast in Arabic on the al-Mayadeen Channel in early 2016 and has since been translated and subtitled into English by The Middle East Observer in February 2017. The film breaks a number of the myths surrounding the Syria War, and… Read more »

  • Imam Khomeini's arrival into Tehran 1979

    Imam Khomeini Re-introduced Pure, Original Islam to Humanity

    After over 2500 years, the Iranian nation led by Imam Khomeini, the founder and late leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, ended the tradition of monarchy in Iran in 1979. But, the question is how, after millenniums, the sense of anti-monarchy was awakened within Iranians. It is widely believed Imam Khomeini, the characteristic spiritual… Read more »

  • File photo shows Saudi riot police in face-off with protesters in Saudi Arabia's eastern city of Qatif. (Photo by Reuters)

    Falling Saudi regime stepping up clampdown on dissent – Analyst

    Human Rights Watch (HRW) has warned about an alarming rise in Saudi Arabia’s repressive measures against peaceful dissidents and activists. In a Monday report, HRW said Saudi courts have convicted at least 20 dissident writers and human rights campaigners since 2011. The Saudi kingdom has stepped up politically-motivated arrests, prosecution, and conviction of activists and protesters because… Read more »

  • French National Front (FN) leader Marine Le Pen (Photo by AFP)

    France’s Le Pen preying on nationalist sentiments – Activist

    French far-right party leader Marine Le Pen has launched her election bid with the pledge of protecting France from quote Islamic fundamentalism, globalisation, and the EU. An activist and political commentator believes there is a chance that Le Pen becomes the French president given the rising tide of “Islamophobia, xenophobia, and pseudo-patriotism” which exists around the world… Read more »