Iran’s politics polarized but full of dignity: Activist

Shabbir Hassanally, an activist and Middle East expert, says Iran’s presidential hopefuls have differences on various issues but they respect dignity based on the framework of the Islamic Republic. “Iran is proving yet again that it is a country that is sophisticated and honorable and strong and while it has polarized opinion here and there,… Read more »

Saudi Arabia imitating Israeli tactics against dissidents: Scholar

Shabbir Hassanally, an activist and Islamic scholar, says Saudi Arabia is imitating Israeli tactics against those who ask for their rights. “Saudi Arabia seems to have this fetish for going after people who ask for any sort of rights,” Hassanally said in an interview with Press TV on Wednesday, adding that “the Saudi entity is operating… Read more »

Sheikh Qassim’s prosecution big Al-Khalifah mistake: Expert

Shabbir Hassanally, an activist and Middle East expert, believes the prosecution of top Bahraini Shia cleric, Sheikh Isa Qassim, is “strategically a very big mistake,” adding that Saudi Arabia is aware that such a move will create problems in Bahrain, otherwise Riyadh would not have sent forces “to come and try to maintain law and order” in the tiny… Read more »

The “Saudi Islamic Army” is the same as DAESH, but in a Suit

In His Name, the Most High I recently had the honour of giving an interview to the Quds Online Magazine in Iran, this was subsequently translated into Farsi and featured on the front page of their “Bayt ol-Moqaddas” Magazine. The article (translated into Farsi) was published on page 5 of the magazine: High-quality PDF images… Read more »

The Neccessity of Truth

I swear by the time, Most surely man is in loss, Except those who believe and do good, and enjoin on each other truth, and enjoin on each other patience. Quran, Surah al-Asr (The Time) (103), Verses 1-3 The truth is something very important, and it should always be adhered to – if a mistake… 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 »

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    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 »

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    The Resistance Bloc – After 10 Years of Victory

    The 25th of May 2010 marks the 10th anniversary of the victory of the resistance in Lebanon against the Zionist occupation. This day also marks the first time that the Zionist Entity suffered humiliation at the hand of the Arabs and Muslims. A humiliation that even ten years later, it is unable to recover from…. Read more »