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Ziyaarat-e-Aashoora – A Divine Salutation

Reading Time: 17 minutes Ziyaarat–e-Aashoora and the supplication recited after it, which is famous as Dua-e-Alqamah, are reliable narrations which cannot be rejected. Their presence in ancient and authentic Shia books shows that scholars, traditionalists and theologians have been […]

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News: 31-Oct-13

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  1. As Sunni violence spirals, some Shiites issue call to arms and Iraqi government seeks US help
  2. Bahrain police close uprising exhibition
  3. 2,160 militants, 67 civilians killed in US drone strikes so far: Pakistan
  4. Fears for Syrians ‘still trapped’ in Damascus suburb
  5. Egyptian police disperse pro-Morsi students at Al-Azhar
  6. Iraq violence: Fresh wave of bombings kills 20
  7. Saudi court hands rights lawyer 3-month jail sentence
  8. Blackout in Turkey sea tunnel just day after opening
  9. EXCLUSIVE – Syria peace talks face delay as big powers split
  10. Foreign Support for Syrian Rebels Is Hindering Deal, Assad Says

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News: 30-Oct-13

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  1. Pakistan: Two Shia brothers martyred by outlawed Taliban’s terrorists
  2. Bahrain: Photographers Detained, Reportedly Tortured in Attack on Freedom of Expression
  3. Brahimi Warns of Syria’s ‘Somatization’ if Peace Efforts Fail
  4. It’s Time For Washington To Tell Saudi Arabia To Pound Sand
  5. Saudi Arabia frees man jailed for Muhammad tweets, jails another
  6. Bahrain teargas stockpile plan faces international opposition
  7. Syria sacks deputy PM for meeting US officials without permission
  8. Pakistani family give Congress an unprecedented account of effect of CIA drone attacks on their community
  9. Syria Spillover Violence in Lebanon Raises Alarms
  10. World Health Organization confirms polio outbreak in Syria

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News: 29-Oct-13

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  1. Youth Care Center of the Imam Hussein Holy Shrine celebrates the graduation of its ninth course
  2. Shia Theology Information Website Launched
  3. Egytian Shias demanded: We could not be declared as Minority on Sectarian Grounds , while Takfiri Group threats should be checked
  4. Kuwait upholds jail for Shia over prophet tweets
  5. Syria polio outbreak ‘spreads’
  6. Two Syria chemical weapons sites not yet inspected
  7. Somalia’s al-Shabab commanders ‘killed’ in strike
  8. Afghan villagers stone to death alleged bomber
  9. Azmat-e-Wilayat: Shia moot says Taliban, US playing fixed match
  10. 13-Year-Old Girl Survives After Being Raped, Buried Alive In Pakistan

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News: 28-Oct-13

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  1. Syrian mosque car bomb ‘kills 40’ in Suq Wadi Barada
  2. Iran Sunni group Jaish al-Adl claims border attack
  3. Syria hands in chemical weapons destruction plan
  4. Two soldiers protecting Shia pilgrims die in Balochistan blast
  5. Al Marzooq’s Defense Panel: we were not informed of his charges before the trial
  6. Turkey: Great Response from People of Igdir to the Shia Report
  7. 9 car bombs hit Shiite districts in Iraq, killing at least 42
  8. Int’l Qadir Festival Opens in Najaf
  9. Top Bahrain Shia cleric: “Bahraini people will maintain their path”
  10. ‘No sanctions easing at front end of Iran talks’

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News: 27-Oct-13

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  1. The History of Ghadir Khumm
  2. Iran Temporarily Halts 20% Uranium Enrichment
  3. Four-Million visitation from Imam Ridha holy shrine during Eid al-Qadir / Pics
  4. Syrian Army Targets Terrorists’ Positions in Homs
  5. A book on how a Shafe’i cleric converted into Shi’ism released in Iran
  6. Thousands stage anti-regime protest in Bahrain
  7. Shia pilgrims’ bus blast: 2 FC personnel killed in Mastung
  8. Bombs targeting Shias kill 16 across Iraq
  9. Kurdish rebels take control in key border area between Syria, Iraq
  10. Iran Executes 16 Sunni Insurgents in Retaliation for an Attack

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News: 26-Oct-13

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  1. Rahul Gandhi playing with minority sentiments: Shia cleric
  2. Narendra Modi not a political untouchable for Muslims: Shia cleric
  3. Violence takes toll on Iraq’s progress
  4. U.N. nuclear agency chief to meet top Iran negotiator
  5. EU may re-impose sanctions on Iran ship line despite court order
  6. Jailed Iran reformist’s daughter ‘ordered to strip’
  7. Iraq: U.S. Pledges $1 Million to Help Relocate Iranian Exiles
  8. Turkey, Iraq eye closer cooperation on Syria as relations thaw
  9. Iraq to press U.S. on drones, F-16s to fight al Qaeda
  10. Freed Politician, Thousands Protest in Bahrain

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News: 25-Oct-13

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  1. Khalil Marzook: Bahrain court frees opposition figure
  2. Significance Of Eid Al-Ghadeer
  3. ‘Shia Muslims in Sweden’
  4. Bahrain opposition parties: Al Marzooq is a prisoner of conscience, must be immediately released
  5. Anti-Shia Salafis Kill Two Men in Pakistan
  6. Iraq Interior Ministry Lauds Ayatollah Sistani’s Anti-terrorism Stance
  7. Saudi Wahhabi clerics protest outside king’s palace, blame US for women driving
  8. Saudi-Backed Bahraini forces brutally kill Shiite teenage activist / Pics
  9. Secret memos ‘show Pakistan endorsed US drone strikes’
  10. Syrian army seizes Damascus suburb from rebels – state TV

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News: 23-Oct-13

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  1. Syria opposition urged to join ‘Geneva II’ talks
  2. Detroit Muslims say they were attacked at hajj
  3. Saudi Arabia to ‘shift away from the US’ over Iran, Syria, intelligence chief says
  4. Abridged ‘Al-Ghadir’ unveiled
  5. Grand Ayatollah Golpaigani: ‘Marking Al-Ghadeer event a must’
  6. President Assad Does Not Rule out Running for 2014 Presidential Elections
  7. Iraq: Representatives of 33 Countries to Attend Qadir Int’l Festival
  8. Syrian Human Rights Network Condemns Continued Crimes of Terrorist Groups
  9. Mulayam Singh Yadav should replace Akhilesh in UP: Shia cleric
  10. Drone deaths tantamount to war crimes, says report

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