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Shelling by Saudi Mercenaries Kills 4 Civilians in Yemen’s Hudaydah

Local sources, who asked to remain anonymous, told Arabic-language al-Masirah television network that the projectiles struck al-Zohour neighborhood in the al-Hali district of the province on Sunday. The sources added that the injured victims were taken to a nearby hospital, though health facilities in the war-ravaged country are suffering from ...

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50,000 Palestinians Attend Friday Prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque

According to Al-Alam news network, the Islamic Awqaf Department of Quds said in a statement that more than 50,000 worshippers attended the Friday prayers. The mosque’s officials said health protocols were observed during the prayers, with the guards distributing face masks and sanitizers among the worshippers and ensuring that proper ...

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Senior Egyptian Qari Passes Away

Sheikh Samih Ahmed Khaled Athamina, a prominent Jordanian Quran master, told IQNA that Sheikh Tablawi, who headed Egypt’s Union of Qaris and Quran Memorizers, died on Tuesday. The union issued a message of condolences, hailing Sheikh Tablawi for serving the Holy Quran for more than 60 years. Mohamed al-Saadati, the ...

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Iran to Reopen Mosques in Low-Risk Areas

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said mosques that have been closed to worshippers due to the coronavirus outbreak will reopen in ‘white zones’ (low risk areas) of the country. Speaking at a Sunday meeting of the National Headquarters for Fighting Coronavirus, Rouhani said it has been decided that ...

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98-Year Old Woman Survives Coronavirus in Mashhad

TEHRAN (FNA)- Vice-president of Mashhad Medical Sciences University Shapour Badiyee stated that a 98-year old woman defeated coronavirus and recovered after 27 days of being bedridden. Meanwhile, a member of Mashhad Medical Sciences University informed of the birth of a 900 gram baby from a mother suspected coronavirus infection, adding ...

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4th Shaban Birth Anniversary of Hadrat Abul Fazl Al-Abbas (AS)

Hadrat Abul Fazl Abbas (A.S.), the brave and valiant son of Imam Ali (A.S.), the Shining and Radiant Moon of Bani Hashim and the Standard Bearer of Imam Husayn’s army in the historical Battle of Karbala who sacrificed his life to safeguard Islam was born in the holy city of ...

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3rd Shaban; Birthday Anniversary of Imam Hussain (AS)

On the third of Sha’ban in the year 4 A.H. (1) the city of Medina witnessed the birth of a boy in the house of Lady Fatimah (PBUH) and Imam Ali (PBUH); he was later nicknamed the “Master of Martyrs.” Birth On the third of Sha’ban in the year 4 A.H. (1) ...

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Prayers Suspended at Al-Aqsa Mosque amid Coronavirus Outbreak

The decision, reached following an emergency meeting on Sunday, takes effect Monday morning, the council said in a statement. “The suspension is for a temporary period, with all employees and guards continuing to report for work and carrying out their activities as usual. “The call to prayer (Adhan) at Al-Aqsa ...

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Iran Army Opens 2,000-Bed Medical Center in Tehran

The Iranian Army on Wednesday opened a makeshift medical center with 2,000 beds at a large fairground in Tehran, used as a hospital and a convalescent home for coronavirus patients. The Army Ground Force set up the big medical center within only two days. The temporary hospital and convalescent home ...

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IRGC to Stage Biodefense War Game, Massive Cleaning Operations

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force will launch a biological defense exercise and countrywide disinfection operations on Wednesday to help contain the coronavirus epidemic, a top commander said. IRGC Ground Force Commander Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour announced at a press conference on Tuesday that his forces will start the ...

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