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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    Bejadi ruling another nail into Al Saud coffin – Analyst

    Press TV has interviewed Shabbir R Hassanally, a political analyst from London, to discuss a recent ruling by the Specialised Criminal Court in Riyadh that sentenced prominent Saudi rights campaigner Mohammed Saleh al-Bejadi to 10 years in prison. The political commentator maintains that the Saudi regime practices such “backwards” policies in an attempt to stifle any… Read more »

  • People stand by as a makeshift memorial is made after vigil at the University of North Carolina following the murders of three Muslim students on February 11, 2015 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. © AFP

    Western media silent on murders of Muslims in US – Analyst

    Press TV has conducted an interview with Shabbir R Hassanally, a political analyst from London, to discuss the recent murder of three Muslim students in the eastern US state of North Carolina. The political commentator says Western mainstream media have failed to give enough coverage to various perspectives surrounding the brutal incident. He also adds… Read more »

  • UK government lawyers have begun campaign to block torture lawsuits. (February 2015)

    London trying to block torture lawsuits

    UK government lawyers have begun a campaign to block torture lawsuits against British and American troops in a court of law. The campaign began after a Pakistan man Yonus Rahmatullah said he was tortured for a decade following his capture by UK Special Forces in Iraq, and subsequent handover to American soldiers in Afghanistan. He… Read more »

  • Serena Shim, assassinated in Turkey, October 19, 2014

    Turkey assassinated Press TV reporter – Analyst

    A political analyst has termed the suspicious death of Press TV’s correspondent in Turkey, Serena Shim, as an act of “assassination” by the government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “The reality is that our sister Serena was assassinated by Erdogan’s regime,” Shabbir Hassanally, a political analyst from London, said in an interview with Press… Read more »

  • If Hezbollah Was Defeated

    If Hezbollah Was Defeated

    If Hezbollah was defeated is a 17 episode series surrounding the Middle Eastern issues. It is an in-depth analysis. Al Manar takes you back to the very start of the Palestinian cause and fast-forwards to the present day crises that have developed. Al Manar presents you with the establishment of the Zionist entity, the loss… Read more »

  • The Chibok girls in a Boko Haram video released in May 2014

    Boko Haram false-flag ops to ease US intervention

    Takfiri groups in Nigeria are carrying out false-flag operations in an attempt to pave the way for US intervention in the African country, experts tell Press TV. The comments came on Tuesday after Washington said it was going to help find more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the members of the Boko Haram militant group…. Read more »