- Rare manuscript comprising Imam Ali’s supplications unveiled at Tehran museum
TEHRAN — A rare copy of a manuscript containing supplications attributed to Imam Ali (AS) was unveiled during a ceremony at Tehran’s Malek Museum and Library on Thursday.
- Iranians celebrate Father’s Day in Tehran
Father’s Day is a national holiday in Iran, which is celebrated annually on the birthday of Imam Ali, the first Shiite Imam. Imam Ali was the cousin and son-in-law of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
- Mass Protest on Friday in Solidarity with Sheikh Qassem: Bahrain
Bahraini protestors took to the streets in Duraz and other areas in solidarity with Ayatollah Sheikh Issa Qassim, after the Bahraini opposition had released a statement condemning the attack on his house. The Islamic Scholar Council also called on to a mass gathering on Friday in Duraz in solidarity with Sheikh Qassim.
- Saudi royals spend money on drugs, wild parties: Report
A Saudi cleric says a number of celebrities in the kingdom together with some members of the ruling Al Saud dynasty are squandering huge sums of money on drugs and debauchery.
- Saudi Women Stage Anti-regime Rally in Qatif
Saudi women have held a massive demonstration against the Al Saud regime in the country’s oil-rich Eastern Province.
- Iran Hackers Accused of Targeting US Energy Firms
Iran has stepped up a campaign of cyberattacks against U.S. companies and has successfully hacked the computer networks of several American energy firms.
- Iran arrests MKO agents on mission to sabotage election
Iran security forces have arrested a number of people linked to the terrorist Mujahedin Khalq Organization (MKO) on mission to cause turmoil during the upcoming presidential election, a security official says.
- In Iran, Rafsanjani reacts to ejection from presidential race with relief, warnings
TEHRAN — Two days after being disqualified from running in Iran’s upcoming presidential election, former president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani broke his silence Thursday, saying that difficult days loom for the country.
- Militants in Syria receive 35-ton Saudi arms cargo: Top cmdr.
The top commander of foreign-backed militants fighting against the Syrian government says the militants have received a 35-ton arms shipment from Saudi Arabia.