- Malaysian Shiites face growing persecution
Claiming to be victims of religious persecution, Shiite Muslims in Malaysia fear they are being attacked by a hardline and seemingly hypocritical Sunni-led government.
- Arrested Bahraini Shia Protester Found Martyred
Saudi-backed regime forces in Bahrain have reportedly killed a detained activist, whose body was found on the shores of an island in the northeast of Bahrain.
- US deploys 15,000 troops in Kuwait
As the United States continues its threats of war against Iran, its Department of Defense has recently dispatched some 15,000 troops to neighboring Kuwait.
- Bahraini regime forces injure protesters
Saudi-backed Bahraini forces have injured several people attending the Arbaeen procession in a number of towns across the Persian Gulf kingdom.
- Arbaeen, Turning Point in Movement of Karbala
Arbaeen (an Arabic word meaning “forty”) is a Shia religious observation. It stands for the 40th day after the Day of Ashura, the commemoration of the martyrdom of Imam Hossein Ibn Ali (as), the grandson of the noblest Messenger of God, Hazrat Mohammad (PBUH). It falls on the 20th day of the second month of the Islamic Lunar Calendar called Safar.
- Saudis hold demos over regime killing
Anti-government demonstrators in Saudi Arabia have taken to the streets in the country’s oil-rich Eastern Province to protest the killing of a young activist by security forces during a demonstration one day earlier.
- Saudi police break up rare Riyadh demo
Saudi security forces have broke up a protest gathering in front of the health and employment ministries in the capital, Riyadh.
- Mossad recruited anti-Iran terrorists
Leaked US intelligence documents show that Israel’s spy agency, Mossad, recruited members of Jundallah terrorist group to carry out attacks and assassinations against Iranian targets.
- Blast kills 50 Shia pilgrims in Iraq
At least 50 people have been killed and nearly 100 others injured in a bomb explosion that targeted Shia pilgrims in Iraq’s southern city of Basra, Iraqi police say.
- Mahdavism According to Religions
Ahsan Publications released the book “Mahdavism According to Religions” focusing on the concept of the Savior according to various divine religions and other cults.