Syrian Army Progresses on ISIL Town in Homs Syrian army forces are nearing the last major town held by ISIL terrorists in Homs province, a military source said on Thursday. Dozens of Palestinians injured in latest clashes with Israeli forces Dozens of Palestinians have been wounded as Israeli forces clash with protesters outside the main entrance to al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem al-Quds. Ayatollah Jannati: New sanctions reminder of US untrustworthy nature Secretary of Iran’s Guardian Council condemned a recent US congressional bill on new sanctions against Tehran as an unwise move, saying it was yet another proof that normalization of ties with the “untrustworthy US government” is a nonstarter Sayyed Nasrallah: We are on verge of massive victory Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah saluted on Wednesday the Palestinian people who are defending Al-Aqsa mosque and drawing the path to a new victory and assured that demonstrations in support of Al-Quds were not organized by the resistance in Lebanon because the latter was occupied with the Arsal battle. Young Greek teacher converts to Islam in Razavi Holy Shrine Coincident with the birthday of Hazrat Masoumeh (A.S.), the Greek teacher converted to Islam in the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (A.S.). Cleric: Sunni-Shia Relations in Iran 'Brotherly' "Sunni and Shia Muslims are treated as equals in Iran; The Islamic Republic of Iran's attitude towards Sunni Muslims has always been a brotherly one." said Hujjat al-Islam Husseini Shahroudi. Iranian Clerics meet with British Friday Prayer Imams Secretariat members of the Congress to fight Takfiri movements meet with a group of British prayer Imams in Qom. "Seminaries Open to Scientific Interactions with other Religions" "Doors of Iranian Seminaries are open to expand scientific interactions with other religions worldwide; we welcome in depth scientific discussions with religious scholars from around the world." said Hujjat al-Islam Husseini Kouhsari. At least ۲۶ Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack on Kandahar base At least ۲۶ Afghan soldiers have been killed and ۱۳ wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in Kandahar province, the defence ministry said Wednesday. Official: Iran to Promote ۵۰ medical centers for Hajj pilgrims An Iranian official said that the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) is going to establish ۵۰ medical centers in the holy cities of Mecca and Medina to provide medical services for the Iranian pilgrims during this year Hajj rituals. One killed as Saudi forces shell homes in Shia town Saudi regime forces have launched a fresh wave of shelling attacks against a besieged town in Saudi Arabia’s Shia-populated Eastern Province, killing at least one person and damaging several houses. Poll: US Muslims view Trump as unfriendly American Muslims say they have experienced deep suspicion about their faith since Donald Trump took office in January, a survey shows. Algiers police bust terrorist group associated with Daesh Algerian police have broken up a Daesh terrorist cell led by a former al-Qaeda commander convicted in France more than a decade ago for planning an attempted bombing in Strasbourg, a security source said on Wednesday. Iran-China Cultural ties to be boosted “The activities carried out in Shanghai Islamic Center are in accordance with the moderate and rational interpretation of Islam.” said Hujjat al-Islam Mahdavi. Members of Shanghai Islamic Center of China visit Iranian city of Qom Lady Fatimah Masumah (sa) On the occasion of Lady Masumah's ‌(sa) birth anniversary, Hawzah News publishes the biography of this noble lady. Afghans hold funeral for Shia Muslims killed in Kabul Mourners have held a mass funeral for dozens of victims from Shia Hazara Muslim community who were killed in a deadly car bomb attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul. Hamas calls for urgent intervention to stop Israel’s Judaization The Palestinian Hamas resistance movement has called for the immediate intervention of Muslim states as well as international bodies to stop the Tel Aviv regime’s Judaization policies at al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the occupied Old City of Jerusalem al-Quds. Hezbollah: Battle with Nusra Front at Syria-Lebanon border ۸۵% done The Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement says its battle to eliminatethe foreign-sponsored and Takfiri Jabhat Fatah al-Sham militant group from the Syria-Lebanon border is nearly complete.. ISIS burns ۱۰ of its own members in Iraq's Tel Afar The ISIS (or Daesh) terrorists burned on Tuesday ۱۰ members of the organization, including four Syrians and one Saudi, in central Tel Afar district, ۷۰ km northwest of Mosul. Al-Aqsa administrator urges continued refusal to enter holy site A religious trust that manages Islamic edifices at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound has called on worshipers to keep refusing to enter the holy site until changes in Israel’s restrictions there have been assessed. Lady Masumah Shrine's Steel Window unveiled Simultaneously with the birth anniversary of Lady Fatima Masumah (sa), the holy shrine's steel window, aka Foulad Window, was unveiled in a ceremony attended by prominent religious figures in Qom. Hezbollah victory in Qalamoun to secure Lebanon The liberation of the Lebanese town of Arsal will help the Hezbollah resistance movement to secure Lebanon from the infiltration of Takfiri terrorist groups, says an academic. Can negotiations with U.S. solve Iran's problems? "They say that if we get along with America, the problems of the country will be solved. Well, we can give tens of reasons why this notion is wrong. " said Ayatollah Khamenei. // "I said many times that they're the ones who go back on their commitments, they are deceitful, and they do not stick to their promises." Birth Anniversary of Lady Fatima Masumah(sa) commemorated in Qom Islamic unity 'Foundation of Iran's Islamic Revolution' "In the present era, the most urgent issue in the Islamic world which needs to be addressed is the establishment of a united Islamic community based on Quranic principles," said Member of Iran's Assembly of Experts. ." Ayat. Arafi highlights the issue of Palestine, support for Rohingya Muslims Speaking at the closing ceremony for the ۸th Conference of Seminary Officials held in Qom, head of Iranian seminaries highlighted the issue of Palestine as the top priority in the Islamic world. ." New Yorkers rally in support of Palestinians Hundreds of people have marched in New York City to express solidarity with the people of Palestine, amid escalated violence over the Tel Aviv regime’s siege of the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, Islam's third holiest site. Taliban kills ۳۵ in attack on central Afghan hospital At least ۳۵ people were killed when the Taliban attacked a hospital in central Ghor province over the weekend, a presidential spokesman said Monday. Iran to hold course for teachers of Islamic schools in Uganda The Iranian Cultural Center in Uganda organized a teacher training course for those teaching in Islamic schools in the African country. Fifty teachers and principals of Islamic schools took the course, "Through unity and avoiding racism can we build a peaceful future" The ۱۱th interfaith dialogue meeting in Sydney, Australia, was held earlier this week. One speaker said through unity and avoiding prejudices and racism, people in Australia can build a peaceful future for their children. Envy (part۳) One of the elements which cause envy is ill upbringing at home. 'Peace process Israeli scam to steal Palestine' The situation remains highly volatile at the al-Aqsa Mosque complex in the Old City of the occupied Jerusalem al-Quds in the wake of the Israeli regime imposing new restrictions on Palestinian worshippers’ entry to the mosque. Iranian Clerics meet with Lebanon's Shaykh Yazbek Head of the Northern Khorasan Seminary along with a religious delegation met with Shaykh Mohammad Yazbek, Hezbollah Official in Lebanon and discussed ongoing regional issues. Iranian Seminary Officials meet in Qom Hezbollah Fighters Advance in Arsal Highlands, Inflict Heavy Losses on Nusra Terrorists Hezbollah fighters were advancing in Arsal Highlands on Sunday, in the third day of the battle to cleanse the area of Nusra Front Takfiri terrorists. Iraqi, Iranian, Syrian Delegations to Discuss Better Services for Karbala Pilgrims Representatives of pilgrimage organizations of Iraq, Iran and Syria plan to hold a meeting to discuss providing better services to pilgrims visiting the holy city of Karbala. Ayatollah Khamenei attends Dust Clearing Ceremony at Razavi Shrine A Dust Clearing ceremony at the shrine of ۸th Shia Imam, Imam Reza (as), was held on Sunday with Ayatollah Khamenei attending. ۲ Palestinians die of wounds as al-Aqsa tensions increase Two Palestinian teenagers have succumbed to their injuries sustained in a fresh wave of tensions over Israel’s imposition of restrictive measures at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds. Ayatollah Khamenei donates ۱۱۵ books to the library of a mosque The Supreme Leader Donates ۱۱۵ books to the library of Abouzar Mosque in Tehran Qom's Society of Seminary Teachers condemns Rohingya Genocide The Society of Seminary Teaches of Qom issued a statement in which they slammed Myanmar for the genocide of Rohingya Muslims and asked all freed men worldwide to voice their solidarity with innocent Muslims in Myanmar. Isfahan Friday Prayer Leader: Saudi Arabia's fate tied to US, Israel "Saudi government which has tied its destiny to the US and Israel is acting completely against Quranic teachings and Prophet Muhammad's (sawa) doctrine." said Ayatollah Tabataeenejad. Ayat. Arafi highlights Civilizational Nature of Islamic Seminary Member of the Supreme council of Islamic Seminaries asserted that revolutionary seminary is responsible to address people's demands; "Engaging in politics is an honor for the Iranian seminaries." Indian fire kills young Kashmiri man outside mosque Indian soldiers have opened fire at Muslim worshippers during clashes outside a mosque in Kashmir, killing a man and wounding another, police and witnesses say. Israel seeking to consolidate control over al-Aqsa: Analyst On Friday, the Palestinian people marked “Day of Rage” to protest Tel Aviv’s restrictions on entry into the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, which was met with a heavy-handed Israeli crackdown. At least four people lost their lives during the clashes with Tel Aviv’s forces in the occupied territories. Iranians mark Imam al-Sadiq's martyrdom anniv. Iranians across the country marked the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (as), the sixth Shia Imam, in mosques and Hussainiyahs. ۴ Palestinians killed during al-Aqsa Mosque rallies At least four people have reportedly lost their lives during clashes in the occupied Palestinian lands as tensions remain high there in the wake of the Tel Aviv regime’s crackdown on Palestinian worshipers wishing to pray at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound. Analyst: Israel trying to remove Palestinian heritage Recent Israeli-imposed restrictions on Palestinians’ worshiping at the al-Aqsa Mosque, one of the most important holy sites in Islam, have escalated tensions between the two sides. Clashes between Palestinian worshipers and Israeli regime forces outside the mosque compound continued for a sixth day in a row on Thursday. The scuffles left at least ۵۰ Palestinians injured, some of them in critical situation and at least one of the protesters needed surgery. To discuss the new wave of tensions between Israelis and Palestinians. Envy (part۱) Man lives in constant movement between waves of problems and miseries in this unstable life. Palestinians urge ICC to expedite Israel war crime probe Palestinian attorneys and civil society groups have strongly urged the International Criminal Court (ICC) to speed up inquiries into Israeli abuses and war crimes against Palestinians. Syria retakes ۴۰ oil rigs from ISIL in Raqqa Syria’s government forces have retaken over ۴۰ oil rigs from ISIL terrorists in the country’s northern Raqqa province since the beginning of offensive to liberate the Takfiris’ stronghold, a representative of the Syrian oil industry said Thursday. Imam Sadiq (as): a man of knowledge, organization, and struggles Pakistani Teachers visit Jamiat al-Zahra in Qom A group of Pakistani teachers paid a visit to Jamiat al-Zahra university in Qom on Wednesday, July ۱۹ and became familiar with different departments at this Islamic seminary school. Imam Ali(as) holy shrine in black to declare sadness for Imam al-Sadiq(as). "More than ۵۷ thousand students graduated from Jamiat al-Zahra" Head of Jamiat al-Azahra Islamic University asserted that more than ۵۰ thousand Iranians as well as ۷۰۰۰ foreign students have so far graduated from this university in Qom, Iran. Commemoration ceremony for Qatif shia martyrs held at Razavi shrine The participants of the commemoration ceremony for Qatif shia martyrs emphasized that the blood of all of shia martyrs in Saudi Arabia's Eastern province will soon lead to the overthrow of the inhumane and violent Saudi regime Divine Justice (‘Adl) part۶ ‘Qadar is to be understood as the measuring out of a thing in relation to its subsistence (baqa) and its extinction (fana); and qada is the bestowal upon a given entity of its definitive capacity to actualize itself.’ "Shia-Sunni unity in Iran disappoints enemies" "Late Imam Khomeini (ra) was always concerned with the issue of Islamic unity and he used to advise Shia and Sunni Muslims to stand together," said the member of the Iranian Assembly of Experts.// "The unity of Shia and Sunni Muslims in Iran is very strong." Iranian cleric writes to President of Vatican Pontifical Council Head of the Islamic Research Institute at Iranian Parliament wrote a letter to President of the Vatican Pontifical Council in which he appreciated the Cardinal's recent remarks on promoting inter-religious dialogues. "Genuine Teachings of the Ahlul Bayt (as) must be promoted" "Islamic teachings as well as Ahlul bayt's (as) doctrine are genuinely original and they must be broadcasted through media including Radio Maaref."said Grand Ayatollah Safi. Islamic countries are urgently in need of unity "In conditions that Islamic countries are burning in the flames of division and are urgently in need of unity to fight enemies, the best solution is to gather around Quran" "Seminaries and universities complement each other" The Shia source of emulation met with Vice Commander of Iraqi Popular Mobilization Committee Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and a group of Iraqi students from different provinces of the country. Senior cleric visits exam center of Khorasan Seminary Grand Ayatollah Jafar Sobhani, a senior Shia scholar, paid a visit to the oral exam center of Khorasan Seminary in order to become familiar with the process of the examinations being held there. Mosul liberation, victory over anti-Islamic thoughts "Victory over ISIS (or Daesh) takfiris should not just be regarded as defeating a terrorist group; rather it’s a decisive victory over radicalistic, anti-Islamic thoughts which pose a threat to all humanity," said head of the Shia Federation in Germany "We praise Iran’s influential role in the Islamic world" "The axis of Islamic Resistance serves as a front to fight the enemies. Today, there’s no excuse for anyone to back down in this fight," said the senior Lebanese cleric. Hamas urges Palestinians to target Israelis The Hamas movement in Gaza called on Palestinians to attack Israeli occupation forces in Jerusalem al-Quds after the sacred site of the Noble Sanctuary was closed following a deadly assault there. Israeli troops shot dead Palestinian man in WB Israeli forces and policemen have fatally shot a Palestinian in the West Bank(WB), alleging that the man attempted to open fire on them. Muslim world condemns Israel’s closure of al-Aqsa Mosque The Muslim world has denounced Israel’s recent move to shut down the al-Aqsa Mosque after a deadly shooting at the holy mosque’s compound in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds. "Enemies sowing discord in Islamic world" "There are always some hypocrites who wish to undermine Islam in a bid to serve their own worldly interests such as keeping themselves in power; in fact, Islam or infidelity are the same to these hypocrites, however, the vast majority of Muslims in the world do not hold such beliefs and truly support dignity of Islam," said a senior Iranian cleric. "Iranian missiles dominate the sky" The ill policies and strategies of our enemies will not deter the Islamic Republic said the Friday Prayer Leader of Kermanshah Sound Heart a sound heart? It is the heart that has unified its cognitive (darki) and emotive (tahriki) faculties. //God’s salutation is not verbal. This salutation is, rather, an effusion unto the sound heart. The meaning of liberty in Islam Man is a social being, his nature leads him to social life and says to him: 'An individual must drop his bucket among other buckets, and let his will and action mingle with the will and action of others'. He will understand the wide meaning of the statement that freedom of belief means freedom from the limitation of worshipping anything that is not God. Ayat. Sobhani urges performing a dignified Hajj Pilgrimage "Sunni-Shia Muslims unite to fight sectarian plots" Head of Iraq’s Dar Al-Fata movement said: "I believe that Shia Muslims are members of our whole Islamic body, so we must stay united. Sunni-Shia Muslims must unite to fight sectarian plots". "Iranian seminaries need a strong media network" "The Islamic seminaries need to capitalize on their media potentials in order to engage in promotional activities; we need a strong media network to introduce and promote our objectives as well as our programs," said head of Islamic Seminary’s Office for International Relations. "۱۱ Female detainees under Manama's political retaliation targets" Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that there are ۱۱ female Bahraini detainees from ۹ villages arrested over political motives and charges related to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly. It noted that women are arrested from houses in humiliating ways and at critical times. Sweden to host Quran competition of Europe The Swedish capital of Stockholm will play host to a Quran competition for European countries. The winners of the top title in the categories of recitation and memorization of the Quran will be dispatched to the Islamic Republic of Iran’s international Quran competition next year. Thousands across India protest against violent attacks on Muslims Thousands of Indians gathered recently in several cities to protest recent violent attacks across the country targeting minority Muslims, according to media reports. Critics accuse right-wing Hindu groups, some linked to PM Modi's party, of fomenting or not doing enough to stop violence against Muslims. Senior Algerian Quran Expert Dies A prominent Quran expert and scholar in Algeria passed away on Monday. Turkish police kill five suspected Daesh militants in Konya Turkish police have reportedly killed five suspected Daesh terrorists during a raid on their hideout in the central province of Konya. Lebanese Scholars visit Lady Masumah Shrine Head of the Lady Masumah (sa) shrine's department for International relations announced that ۴ Lebanese Friday Prayer Imams paid a visit to the holy shrine in Qom on Tuesday. G۲۰ must find Practical Solutions to Terrorism "I wish that world leaders who gathered here in Hamburg for the G۲۰ summit had discussed practical ways to fight the threats of terrorism, extremism and violence worldwide." Qom's Society of Seminary Teachers congratulates Mosul Liberation The Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom issued a statement in which they congratulated the Iraqi people and Shia sources of emulation on their victory over ISIS takfiri terrorists in Mosul. "We cannot tolerate extremism and sectarianism" "I congratulate this great victory to Grand Ayatollah al-Sistani and pay respect to the memories of all Iraqi martyrs and wounded soldiers who sacrificed their lives in the fight against terrorists," said head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq,. US created Daesh, allowed regional states to fund terror group The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement says the US created the Daesh terrorists and gave regional states the green light to fund and support the Takfiri militant group. Takfirism threatens Islamic Civilization "The Islamic world is at the risk of division and disintegration. We all must fight these threats since every Muslim will have to face their dire consequences in the future." Israeli Guards Attack Palestinian Female Prisoners in Occupied Territories The Israeli security forces in Damon Prison in the occupied territories harshly attacked Palestinian women held captive in the prison. Iran’s power comes from Islam The Islamic Republic of Iran’s authority has its roots in Islam, said the Chairman of Iran’s Assembly of Experts, Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati. ISIS confirmed Baghdadi's death Militants of ISIS have said the organization’s leader Abu Bakr al-Bahgdadi is dead, the Al Sumaria TV channel reported on Tuesday citing a source in Iraq’s Nineveh province. Takfiri cleric rapes young girl in Karachi A ۲۲-year-old girl lodged a complaint against a Deobandi cleric of Jamia Majeediya identified as Mufti Tariq for allegedly summoning her into his room and then subsequently sexually assaulting her. Ayat. Nabulsi: 'Division' Biggest Threat to Islam "Unity among Muslims is considered as a religious obligation and it is part of the Islamic faith; however, sowing discord and division within the Muslim community is regarded as a sin and must be avoided." said Ayatollah Nabulsi. Top Iraqi Cleric urges tolerance towards Cultural enemies Grand Ayatollah Hakim asked Muslim youth to engage in peaceful dialogues with those who disagree with genuine Islam and the path of truth. “Promoting Genuine Islam, Solution to Stop Extremism” “The reason for people’s tendency to believe in extremist thoughts is the mental gap they feel when it comes to finding the truth of religion. " said Dr Aimen Yaqub. "Iran highlights Unity of Islamic Community" Ayatollah Alireza Arafi, head of Iranian Seminaries, met with a group of Lebanese Muslim scholars in Qom during which he emphasized on the unity of Islamic Ummah. Israeli forces kill Palestinian man over alleged car-ramming attack Israeli military forces have shot and killed a young Palestinian man in the central part of West Bank as tensions continue to simmer between Israeli soldiers and settlers, on the one hand, and Palestinian protesters, on the other, in the occupied Palestinian lands. “Seminary of Qom laid foundations for Islamic Humanities” “Qom is a city which binds religion and the world; the seminary of Qom served the world by laying the foundation for promoting Islamic humanities.” said Professor Akhtarul Wasey. "Al-Mustafa offers Online Islamic Courses in ۱۰ Languages" Hujjat al-Islam Husseini, head of al-Mustafa Open University announced the offering of new courses in humanities from October ۲۰۱۷. "Hajj must not be shut down" “Iran-India Scientific, Cultural ties to be boosted” “According to the dialogue of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, Islam opposes any form of oppression or injustice all over the world.”said Ayatollah Arafi. More suspected Daesh members captured in Iran Security forces in Iran’s northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi have expanded their investigation, arresting more people suspected of having ties to Daesh (also known as ISIL) terrorist group, a judiciary official announced.