The Myanmar government’s bloody crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim community has sparked outrage across the globe. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas, who are denied citizenship and have suffered years of persecution in the Buddhist-majority state, have been forced to flee the country in the wake of a massive brutal crackdown by the government which the UN… Read more »
In this episode of The Debate, Press TV has conducted an interview with Gearóid Ó Colmáin, a journalist and political commentator from Paris, and Shabbir Hassanally, an Islamic scholar from Leicester City, to discuss the plight of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
Millions of Muslims from around the world gather in the holy city of Mecca for the Hajj pilgrimage as the season for the huge religious ceremony arrives. This year’s Hajj rituals have once again highlighted the need for unity in the Islamic world which is suffering from a years-long discord which has cost it thousands… Read more »
The leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has issued a message on the occasion of the Muslim Hajj pilgrimage season, calling on the Muslim nations to create unity and prevent ethnic and religious conflicts. Ayatollah Khamenei has also warned the Islamic world about the treachery of the Zionism, urging Muslims to be… Read more »
In this episode of The Debate, Press TV has conducted an interview with Kevin Barrett, an author and Middle East expert from Madison, and Shabbir Hassanally, an activist and Islamic scholar in London, to discuss Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei’s message on the occasion of the Muslim Hajj pilgrimage season.
In His Name, the Most High Answering to questions on the Palestine issue and the Day of Quds, Shabbir Hassanally told Muslim Press that “Imam Khomeini through the establishment of the Day of Quds woke up the people of the world. He put the oppressors on notice that their tyranny will not go unanswered.” Below… Read more »
Shias in Pakistan targeted Over the past week, tens of thousands of people protested in a Pakistani town, demanding greater security after a couple of bombings rocked their area. Citizens of Parachinar staged a sit-in soon after two bombs went off on June 23, killing at least 75 and injuring more than 300 Pakistani Shias…. Read more »
The American intelligence and security services imprison people who seem to be problematic for Persian Gulf Arab rulers, a scholar says. American mercenaries “can do whatever they want at the behest [of the Arab monarchs to] deal with the problems that these [Persian] Gulf sheikhdoms like Saudi, like the Emirates and the others have,” Shabbir… Read more »
In His Name, the Most High Once more the month of Ramadhan is rapidly coming to a close, and before long, the blessed nights of Qadr will be upon us, and then as the month comes to a close, the final Friday of this blessed month, is always a particularly special day. Since the victory of… Read more »
Shabbir Hassanally, an activist and commentator, says the tragedy of Grenfell Tower happened due to the policies enacted by the UK government, adding that London has been “very weak” in dealing with this incident and it is not showing much “empathy” toward those affected. “One of the things that I was reading about earlier on was… Read more »
Is Iran’s election democratic? Let’s find out …
Is the Iranian presidential election a free election? How much does the will of people count in the election process? Are Iranian people willing to take part in the elections? Does the Supreme Leader decide who the next President will be? Why is there a vetting process? By Shabbir R Hassanally I am leaving among… Read more »
EU rejects any military solution to Syria conflict
In the wake of the United States’ missile strike on Syria, the European Union’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, has rejected any military solution to the conflict in Syria, saying the bloc is committed to the unity and territorial integrity of the Arab country. “The EU firmly believes that there can be no military solution… Read more »
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
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
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 »