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Walk with me: From Detroit to Karbala

Next month millions will walk to Karbala. They walk to relive the memories of Hussain's sister Zeinab, the eyewitness survivor who would live to tell his story.

Leadership in Islam: Shia v. Sunni

WASHINGTON, October 16, 2014 — In an interview with Al Hadath TV in June 2014, Sheikh Ahmad al-Qabisi, an Iraqi Sunni cleric, said, “if Sunni had strong leadership (Marja’) as Shia do, they could have gotten rid of all Shia in Iraq by now.” Al-Qabisi is well-known in Iraq as a Sunni intellectual cleric. He has accused Seyed ...

The U.S. returning to Saudi oil dependency clouds Middle East policy

WASHINGTON, On July 7, 2021, top Biden administration officials very quietly met with Saudi Arabia’s deputy defense minister Prince Khalid bin Salman. The prince met with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and other US officials during his visit to Washington. The meeting taking place just months after a US intelligence report linked his brother, Saudi Crown Prince ...

670 Shia killed at prison and another town laid siege by ISIS

WASHINGTON, August 29, 2014 — Sunday August 24, 2014 the United Nations confirmed that it obtained evidence supporting the claim that 670 Shia inmates in the Badush prison in Mosul on June 10, 2014 according to the Guardian. Navi Pillay, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights noted that along with these brutal murders, forced conversions, ...