The beginning of the month of Thul-Hijja 1434 H. is on Sunday
The new crescent (central conjunction) for the month of Thul-Hijja 1434 H. is born on Saturday, October 05, 2013 A.D. at 00:34 a.m. (GMT) that is, at 03:34 a.m. Beirut time, and the crescent on Saturday (Sunday eve) will have been born fourteen hours and forty three minutesearlier and the moon sets ten minutes after the sun sets (sunset is at 18:18 and the moon sets at 18:28). The crescent cannot be sighted in the horizon of Beirut city even with the aid of telescopes…
Fadlullah: The perpetrators of such acts are sinful and should be punished
His Eminence, Sayyed Ali Fadlullah, called on the religious scholars, both Muslims and Christians, to take a clear religious stand and denounce the brutal explosions targeting the innocent people in their churches, mosques and any worshipping place, regardless of their religious, racial and other identity. He also called for de-Islamizing the perpetrators of these acts that Islam rejects.
Islam and Politics Dominate Religion Coverage in 2011
A report published in The Pew Forum discussed the issue of Islam and politics dominating the media during the year 2011. The report includes religion coverage in 2011, top religion stories of the year, coverage of specific religious traditions, themes in 2011 religious coverage, and religion in social media.
The memory of Imam Hussein (a.s.) all around the world
The memory of the man who gave his life more than 1300 years ago surpasses not only time, but also place as millions of Muslims all around the world, from Bosnia to Baghdad, commemorate the event of Ashura in which the Prophet (p)’s grandson was slain on the plains of Karabala.
Al-Mabbarrat, in the second anniversary marking the Sayyed’s demise
Two years have passed since the demise of the late Religious Authority, Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah (ra), yet it does not seem for the managers and employees working at Al-Mabarrat that he has actually passed away, for when you enter their offices, you will find them working enthusiastically, with the sayings of His Eminence posted on the walls encouraging them all the time. When you ask them about the situations of the institutions and how they are faring, you get a detailed explanation about the plans they have set out and the progress they have made. But when you ask them about the changes these institutions went through in the past two years following the death of the Sayyed, they remain silent and you cannot but notice tears flowing from their eyes. How could they not cry and they have all lost their guide and mentor whose instructions and advices they will forever continue to follow!
Belgium will become an Islamic State
Two Muslim politicians, who just won municipal elections in Belgium's capital, Brussels, on October 14, have vowed to implement Islamic Sharia law in Belgium.
IUST organizes seminar on life of Imam Hussein (ar)
The Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST), in Awantipoar, India, organized a day-long seminar to highlight the role and contribution of Imam Hussein (ar) towards building human values and virtues.
Sayyed Ahmad Fadlullah arrives in Australia
Sayyed Ahmad Fadlullah, Chairman of Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah (ra) Institution, arrives in Sydney to inaugurate the Opening of Oasis Sports Centre established by the institution as a forum for the Arab and Muslim community to be able to practice their sports activities according to the Islamic guidelines and restraints. During his stay, he will visit Ar-Rahman Islamic Centre and he will meet a number of social and cultural figures of the Lebanese community and some Arab and Muslim communities.
Sayyed Ali Fadlullah received Bashour heading a delegation from the Federation of Popular Leagues an
Upon the reception of a delegation from the Federation of Popular Leagues and Committees headed by Maan Bashour, His Eminence, Sayyed Ali Fadlullah noted that we are living in a reality in which sectarian sedition is meant to prevail, highlighting the success of the international axes in enflaming sedition in several positions. He also denounced the savage explosion that targeted Iraq and called for taking a decisive religious and political stand in this regard…