1. 400 Islamic Cultural titles to be displayed at TIBF
    The Islamic Culture Publication Bureau will showcase 400 titles at the 26th Tehran International Book Fair.
  2. Hazrat Zahra’s (SA) Birth Anniversary to Be Celebrated in Rwanda
    On the occasion of birth anniversary of Hazrat Fatemeh Zahra (SA), a ceremony will be held on May 1 in Kigali, Rwanda.
  3. Advanced stages of the project of rehabilitating the area between the two holy shrines
    (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – Works have constantly been being implemented to rehabilitate the area between the two holy shrines of Imam Hussein and El-Abbas (p.b.u.t).
  4. Saudi Shiite Woman Given 8 Lashes For Sending a Mistake SMS
    A Saudi Shiite woman has been sentenced to eight lashes by a court in Qatif for mistakenly sending a text message allegedly promoting the Shiite branch of Islam.
  5. Bomb wounds 13 near Pakistan Shiite mosque
    A bomb attached to a bicycle injured at least 13 passers-by near a Shiite Muslim mosque in Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta on Wednesday, police said.
  6. Fresh clashes between Sunnis and security forces in Iraq prompt fears of wider struggle
    BAGHDAD — With Sunni gunmen beginning to confront the Shiite-led government’s security forces head-on in northern and western Iraq, fears are growing fast of a return to full-scale sectarian fighting that could plunge the country into a broader battle merged with the Syrian civil war across the border.
  7. Syria clashes destroy ancient Aleppo minaret
    The minaret of one of Syria’s most famous mosques has been destroyed during clashes in the northern city of Aleppo.
  8. Hundreds of Europeans fighting in Syria, says EU expert
    The EU’s anti-terror chief has told the BBC that hundreds of Europeans are now fighting with rebel forces in Syria against Bashar al-Assad’s regime.
  9. World Wide [Redacted]: inside Iran’s private internet
    For years, the leadership in Iran has been threatening to build its own private, state-controlled internet, but in recent months, we’ve started to see what that looks like in practice. Since March, the regime has led crackdowns on any technology that might threaten its control of the online space, pulling the plug on outgoing VPN connections, throttling encrypted traffic nationwide and blocking the Tor bridges that would help Iranians escape onto the global web.