What is the Love of Ahl al-Bayt?

We are Muslims, and people of morality are not permitted to follow a pathway of “pragmatism” – where pragmatism is defined as “by any means necessary” – rather for us, we must utilise the concept of by any *permissible/halal* means possible. Now, regarding coming together as Shias – this is honourable I’m sure – but… Read more »

Saudi Arabia is Daesh in a Suit, Activist says

The administration of US President Donald Trump has approved the resumption of weapons sales to Saudi Arabia which critics have linked to Riyadh’s killing of civilians in Yemen. An activist and Islamic scholar believes that the US move is “farcical” and a “strategic mistake”, adding that Washington should realise it cannot continue to do business with… Read more »

Wilayah, doesn’t just provide a political solution, but a universal solution

Wilayah, doesn’t just provide a political solution, but a universal solution

As people start to read and hear the words of the Leader, a simple and inspiring Truth becomes clear; that this leadership, that this idea of Wilayah, doesn’t just provide a political solution, but that it provides a universal solution, a universal rope of God, that if adhered to, will prevent humanity from being fragmented…. Read more »

Western media ignore Muslims’ gestures of goodwill - Scholar

Western media ignore Muslims’ gestures of goodwill: Scholar

Muslim activists have launched an online fundraising effort to repair two vandalised Jewish cemeteries in US states of Missouri and Philadelphia. Organisers of the fundraiser have succeeded in collecting over $130,000 in less than a week. It is interesting that “the mainstream media [in the West] is so quiet about this” fundraising effort when it comes to Muslims’… Read more »

File photo showing armed police in London (Courtesy Press TV)

UK must cut ties with Mideast allies to avert terror threat: Activist

The United Kingdom is facing a terror threat at a level not seen since the 1970s, a newly appointed independent reviewer of terrorism laws has warned. Speaking to British media for the first time since being assigned to the role, Max Hill said Daesh was planning “indiscriminate attacks on civilians” regardless of race or colour… Read more »

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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 »

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  • What is the Love of Ahl al-Bayt?

    We are Muslims, and people of morality are not permitted to follow a pathway of “pragmatism” – where pragmatism is defined as “by any means necessary” – rather for us, we must utilise the concept of by any *permissible/halal* means possible. Now, regarding coming together as Shias – this is honourable I’m sure – but… Read more »

  • Saudi Arabia is Daesh in a Suit, Activist says

    The administration of US President Donald Trump has approved the resumption of weapons sales to Saudi Arabia which critics have linked to Riyadh’s killing of civilians in Yemen. An activist and Islamic scholar believes that the US move is “farcical” and a “strategic mistake”, adding that Washington should realise it cannot continue to do business with… Read more »

  • Wilayah, doesn’t just provide a political solution, but a universal solution

    Wilayah, doesn’t just provide a political solution, but a universal solution

    As people start to read and hear the words of the Leader, a simple and inspiring Truth becomes clear; that this leadership, that this idea of Wilayah, doesn’t just provide a political solution, but that it provides a universal solution, a universal rope of God, that if adhered to, will prevent humanity from being fragmented…. Read more »

  • Western media ignore Muslims’ gestures of goodwill - Scholar

    Western media ignore Muslims’ gestures of goodwill: Scholar

    Muslim activists have launched an online fundraising effort to repair two vandalised Jewish cemeteries in US states of Missouri and Philadelphia. Organisers of the fundraiser have succeeded in collecting over $130,000 in less than a week. It is interesting that “the mainstream media [in the West] is so quiet about this” fundraising effort when it comes to Muslims’… Read more »

  • File photo showing armed police in London (Courtesy Press TV)

    UK must cut ties with Mideast allies to avert terror threat: Activist

    The United Kingdom is facing a terror threat at a level not seen since the 1970s, a newly appointed independent reviewer of terrorism laws has warned. Speaking to British media for the first time since being assigned to the role, Max Hill said Daesh was planning “indiscriminate attacks on civilians” regardless of race or colour… Read more »

  • 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 »