November 2015

Arbaeen Symbolic trekking from Kano axis covers more than half of their trekking to Zaria

Arbaeen symbolic trekking from Kano axis have reached Kwanar–Dangora which is more than half of their trekking to Husainiya Baqiyatullah Zaria on Sunday 17th Safar,1437AH (29/11/2015). Below are some the pictures of the trekking on the fourth day which began from Gwarmai and ended at Kwanar–Dangora.

Pictures of Arbaeen symbolic trekking leaving Pambegua to Zaria.

You can views or download pictures of the Arbaeen symbolic trek by the members of the Islamic movement in Nigeria began from Pambegua axis on Sunday 17th Safar 1437AH (29/11/2015), other members from the remaining axis are yet to begin theirs. All hoping to reach Husainiyya Baqiyyatullah Zaria on Thursday 21st Safar 1437AH to attend the annual Arbaeen gathering where the leader of the Islamic movement in Nigeria his eminence Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) will deliver a speech.

The leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei has issued a letter to the youth of the West for the second time this year.

In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful To the Youth in Western Countries, The bitter events brought about by blind terrorism in France have once again, moved me to speak to you young people. For me, it is unfortunate that such incidents would have to create the framework for a conversation, however the truth is that if painful matters do not create the grounds for finding solutions and mutual consultation, then the damage caused will be multiplied. The pain of any human being anywhere in the world causes sorrow for a fellow human being.

Malama Zeenah Ibraheem visited the Arbaeen symbolic trekking from Kano axis on the Third day +Pictures

Saturday 16th Safar 1437AH (28/11/2015) is the third day of the ongoing Arbaeen symbolic trekking from Kano axis, after the mourners have taken a rest at Doruwar Sallau, they continued with the trekking in the early hours of the day and reached Gwarmai in the late evening. Malama Zeenatuddeen Ibraheem visited the mourners on their way where she meets them at Tiga–Junction and distributed some food items to them which includes Bread, biscuits, table water and Glucose.

Pictures of Arbaeen symbolic trekking leaving Birnin Gwarri to Zaria.

You can views or download pictures of the Arbaeen symbolic trek by the members of the Islamic movement in Nigeria began from Birnin Gwari axis on Saturday 16th Safar 1437AH (28/11/2015), other members from the remaining axis are yet to begin theirs. All hoping to reach Husainiyya Baqiyyatullah Zaria on Thursday 21st Safar 1437AH to attend the annual Arbaeen gathering where the leader of the Islamic movement in Nigeria his eminence Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) will deliver a speech.

ATTACK ON THE SYMBOLIC TREK OF ARBAEEN

The participants of the Arbaeen symbolic trek from Kano were attacked by unknown assailants with a bomb around 2:00PM today 27th of November 2015 at Kura.

The blast resulted into lots of casualties, with the count of injured reaching over 30 and those confirmed dead over 20. The victims consist of people of all age groups including children.

Pictures of Arbaeen symbolic trekking leaving Kano to Zaria.

Arbaeen symbolic trekking by the members of the Islamic movement in Nigeria began from Kano axis on Thursday 14th Safar 1437AH (26/11/2015), other members from the remaining axis are yet to begin theirs. All hoping to reach Husainiyya Baqiyyatullah Zaria on Thursday 21st Safar 1437AH to attend the annual Arbaeen gathering where the leader of the Islamic movement in Nigeria his eminence Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) will deliver a speech.

More than 15 Million to participate in Arbaeen Symbolic trek in Nigeria

More than 15 million lovers of Imam Husain (a.s), are expected to participate In the ongoing symbolic voluntary Arbaeen trek across Nigeria and Neighbouring Niger Rep. The trek will be started from Kano and environs axis on Thursday 26 of November Followed by Pambegua axis which comprises of Plateau, Bauchi,Gombe Adamawa Taraba and Nasarawa State, followed by Funtua axis which comprised Katsina, Sokoto,Zamfara, Kebbi and Neighbouring Niger Rep,the following axis are that of Kaduna, Birnin Gwari, and Gadar Gayan.

Pictures of Arbaeen symbolic trekking leaving Kano to Zaria.

Arbaeen symbolic trekking by the members of the Islamic movement in Nigeria began from Kano axis on Thursday 14th Safar 1437AH (26/11/2015), other members from the remaining axis are yet to begin theirs. All hoping to reach Husainiyya Baqiyyatullah Zaria on Thursday 21st Safar 1437AH to attend the annual Arbaeen gathering where the leader of the Islamic movement in Nigeria his eminence Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) will deliver a speech.

ARBA’EEN: WHY WE TREK

The 20th of the month of Safar 1435 AH marks the 40th day after the Shahada (martyrdom) of Imam Hussain (AS), the Prophet Muhammad(SAWA)’s grandson alongside his family and loyal companions, who were martyred by the forces of the despotic Umayyad caliph Yazid in the year 61 AH in Karbala, Iraq.
People from different Muslim countries embark on mass trek or march to Karbala to pay homage and respect to Imam Hussain (AH). According to Wikipedia, Arba'een is one of the largest gatherings on earth.
Why Arba'een?

A group of Russian distinguished Sunni scholars from Tatarstan attended in Razavi Holy Shrine and visited Astan Quds Razavi complex.

The Russian pilgrims including 13 distinguished Sunni scholars from Russia and Uzbekistan made use of different programs provided by the management of Non-Iranian Pilgrims Affairs of Astan Quds Razavi in the Ghadir portico. Lecture, Holy Shrine excursion movie in Russian language, cultural contest, visiting the museum of Astan Quds Razavi, and dedication of cultural packages containing Sunni traditions about pilgrimage and several books were among the programs prepared for these pilgrims.

Sweden's 'Who Is Hussain blood donation campaign / Photos

The need of blood in the society today are greater than ever, daily several hundred liters of blood are used for the ones in need. During operations, accidents, childbirth and treatment of serious diseases there is a need of blood replacement. Blood isn’t something that can be produced in an artificial way, it requires from us to selflessly donate to others in need.

Supreme Leader: Resistance, Only Path to Progress for Independent States

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei says victory of independent nations in resisting American- and European-backed governments relies on public support and their active participation in society.

The remarks were made during the Leader’s meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in the Iranian capital on Monday.

Commending the resistance and inspiring movement of Venezuela against arrogant and imperialistic policies, the Iranian Leader said “today, wars in world are war of wills; you can conquer problems through resistance and strong wills.”

Imam khamenei: Intl. ‘anti-terrorism’ coalitions unreliable

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called extremist terrorist groups the enemies of Islam and said Muslim nations should cooperate to confront them and defend the identity of Islam.

Speaking at a meeting with the visiting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari in Tehran on Monday, Ayatollah Khamenei described terrorist groups which are acting in the name of Islam as the enemy of the religion, and said the groups and the outspoken enemies of Islam are “two blades of the same scissors”.

Air Defense Base to bring full security to Arbaeen pilgrims in Iraq

The commander of Iran's Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base said the integrated air base network will offer complete air defense coverage to the Arbaeen pilgrims on December 2.

"As in previous years, there is no concern over security issues for Arbaeen pilgrims on December 2 due to the integrated air base network which establishes complete defense coverage for the commuting pilgrims," Iran's Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base Commander Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili said on Sunday morning.

Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi's advice regarding processions of Arbaeen

In a statement released by the office of Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi, his eminence said: “The ceremony of Arba’in is a valuable treasure for us, for it has protected the grandeur of Islam and that of the Shi’ite school of thought. Therefore, it must be appreciated as magnificent as possible.

The letter as published by the official website of Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi is as follows:

In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful

Pilgrims cross 2750 km by foot to reach Holy Karbala on Arbaeen

A crowd of mourners has reached the Shalamcheh border with Iran coming from Mashhad to participate in the annual trek towards Karbala on the mournful occasion of Arbaeen, or the fortieth day following the martyrdom of Imam Hussein and his companions in the Battle of Karbala on the 10th of Muharram 61 AH.

Official sources reported that a procession consisting of a number of Ahlulbayt followers from several Iranian provinces began their journey from the holy city of Mashhad intending to reach their destination in 50 days.

Senior ISIL Commander Killed by Iraqi Forces

Iraq's al-Hashd Al-Shaabi forces clashed with ISIL terrorists in Salahuddin province on Saturday, killing the terrorists' top commander.

The Iraqi popular forces killed the senior ISIL commander, Mohamad Saad Al-Jroub, in clashes in West of Samarra city in Salahuddin, informed sources said.

On Wednesday, the Iraqi forces regained control of two key villages in Kirkuk province, and killed 94 ISIL terrorists in military operations in several areas across Iraq.

Ashura Procession at Tudun Wadan Dankade

Since the beginning of the first month of the Islamic calendar, mourning processions in remembrance of the event of Ashura have been taking place at various parts of the world including Nigeria where members of the Islamic movement in Nigeria carry out Ashura processions in cities and villages. Those of Tudun wadan Dankade were not left out as they held their procession On Friday 13th November, 2015. The procession began after Friday prayers from kofar kudu primary school and ended successfully at a field near the court ‘filin kotu’.

ISIL Created to Confront Islam, Muslims: Tehran Friday Prayers Leader

Addressing a large and fervent congregation of the people on Tehran University campus on Friday, Ayatollah Khatami said, "The ISIL and other Takfiri groups have been created to fight Islam; these heinous phenomena were created when the Islamic awakening was underway in Muslim countries."

He reiterated that the Takfiri terrorist groups, including the ISIL, have not even said a word against Israel, and even Israel accepts and treats their wounded in its hospitals.

Iraq forces discover booby-trapped dolls ahead of Arba’een

A security source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Arabic-language al-Forat news agency on Thursday that the government forces discovered 18 toys laden with explosives on the road, just ahead of the Shia Muslim rituals of Arba’een, one of which is taking the road to the shrine of Imam Hussein (PBUH) on foot.

Arba’een, which in Arabic means forty, falls on December 3 this year and marks 40 days after the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

Yemenis stage another protest against Saudi aggression in Sana’a

Thousands of Yemeni people have once again flooded the streets of the capital, Sana’a, to denounce Saudi Arabia’s relentless military aggression against their country.
The protesters gathered in the Bab al-Yemen region in Sana’a on Friday to voice their outrage at Saudi’s airstrikes against their country as well as a recent decision by the United States to sell more arms to the Riyadh regime.
The rally was held as one person was killed and several others were injured in Saudi airstrikes on a neighborhood in the town of Khadir in southwestern province of Taizz on Friday.

Saudi attack kills 20 fishermen in northwest Yemen

At least 20 Yemeni fishermen have been killed in Saudi Arabia's airstrikes in coastal areas, a report says.

Yemen’s al-Masirah TV said on Thursday that the fishermen were killed after Saudi warplanes pounded their boats off the coast of Zaqar Island and near Hanish Island in al-Hudaydah Province.

The report said several others were wounded when the Saudi aerial raids hit two Yemeni islands on the Red Sea.

Imam Khomeini's philosophical character introduced in Senegal

The philosophical aspects of the character of Imam Khomeini (RA) was introduced in a session held on the occasion of World Philosophy Day by Iranian Cultural Center in Senegal.

According to the website of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization, 'Today’s Iran and Islamic Identity: Introduction of the Latest French Translation of Imam Khomeini’s (RA) Book Named 'Quest and Will'' was the title of the program.

It was organized at the 15th edition of Dakar International Show of Books and Learning Tools.

Two civilians killed in new Saudi airstrike against Yemen

At least two civilians have been killed in a Saudi airstrike against Yemen’s southwestern province of Ta’izz.

On Wednesday, Saudi warplanes pounded a residential area in the al-Sarawi district of the province, situated 260 kilometers (166 miles) south of the capital, Sana’a, leaving two members of a family dead, Arabic-language al-Masirah satellite television network reported.

Senior Israeli spy arrested in Gaza

Palestinian Security Forces in Gaza arrested “one of the most dangerous collaborators with Israel,” a person that security sources said has been working with an Israeli security agency since 2004 before being arrested in mid 2015.

The sources pointed out that the man has been working with five Israeli officers linked to Israel’s Shin Bet Security Agency.

The unidentified man was one of the most “active” members providing information about Palestinian resistance to Israel during its 2008, 2012, and 2014 wars on Gaza.

Imam Hassan al-Mujtaba (The Oppressed of Baqi'a)

Imam Hasan(AS) was given poison several times. When Imam Hasan(AS) felt the danger in the last attempt, he said to his brother Imam Hussain(AS): "My brother, I am leaving you and meeting my Lord. I have been given poison to drink, and have spewed my liver into the basin. I am aware of the person who poisoned me and from where I have been made a subject to this deceitful action.

Islamic Movement to mark the martyrdom of Imam Hassan Al–mujtaba (A.S)

Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the leadership of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) will organize a program to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hassan Bn Ali (A.S), the second Imam. The program is scheduled to take place on thursday 7th of Safar, 1437AH (19/11/2015) at Husainiya Baqiyatullah Zaria, Nigeria. It will take place in the evening. Imam Hassan (A.S) martyred on 7th Safar, 47 AH in Madina.

Sayyidah Sakina (S.A); The young Mazloomah!!!

She is Ruqayyah (also known as Sakina), the daughter of Imam Hussain-bin-Ali-bin-Abu Talib (A.S) and Sayyidah Ummu–Rubab (A.S). Born on 20th of Rajab, 57AH and martyred on 6th or 13th Safar, 61AH at Damascus, Syria Sayyidah Sakina was the most beloved daughter of Imam Hussain (AS). Being the daughter of the third Imam, she was different from other children of her age in many ways. She was very religious and enjoyed reading the Holy Quran and never missed her prayers. From a very early age, she took great care to make sure that her head and body were properly covered when in public.

Saudi warplanes target fresh areas across Yemen

Saudi military aircraft have conducted a new round of airstrikes against several areas across Yemen.

On Tuesday morning, massive explosions shook Ta’izz, situated 346 kilometers (214 miles) south of the capital, Sana’a, as Saudi fighter jets launched airstrikes against the international airport in the southwestern Yemeni city.

There were no immediate reports of possible casualties and the extent of damage caused in the aerial assaults.

Daesh funders' miscalculation brought global Frankenstein, analyst says

Supporters of the Daesh Takfiri group “miscalculated” when they resorted to creating the terrorist group, an analyst says.

Jeff Steinberg, senior editor at Executive Intelligence Review, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Monday, while commenting on a report that said the United States was seeking to put French and Turkish forces on the ground in Syria.

Imam Hussein lovers begin their march towards Holy Karbala

Pilgrims from the southern Iraqi city of Basra have began their march yesterday towards the holy city of Karbala coming from Ras Elbesha district in Fao county; the furthest region in Iraq.

Media sources said the pilgrims are served by Husseini caravans distributed along the roads leading the holy city, adding that security forces are on tight security plan to secure the flow of pilgrims and prevent security violations.

Every year a large number of pilgrims pour into the holy city of Karbala on the day of Arbaeen.

5 Syrians, one Palestinian detained over Beirut bombings

Authorities in Lebanon have arrested six suspects in connection with the recent deadly twin bombings in central part of the capital, Beirut.

A senior security source said on Saturday that the detainees include five Syrians and a Palestinian.

"Within 24 hours the network was arrested in the fastest uncovering of a bombing incident in the country," the source added.

Over 800,000 Iranians Register for Pilgrimage to Iraq on Arbaeen

The head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization said more than 800,000 Iranians have registered for pilgrimage to Karbala, Iraq, on Arbaeen, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shiite Imam, Imam Hussain (AS).

Saeed Ohadi highlighted the measures taken in preparation for the influx of the country’s pilgrims to the holy city of Karbala to attend Arbaeen mourning ceremonies in early December.

TWO DAYS MU'UTAMAR ON ARBAEEN SYMBOLIC TREK 2015 BY BAUCHI CIRLCE OF THE ISLAMIC MOVEMENT IN NIGERIA

The event was designed to capture the security measures and good conduct during the Symbolic Trek that is coming up soon. Various lectures were presented at the occasion by different scholars on various topics such as, Good Morals, Brotherhood, Does and Don't during the trek, Video show for the last year trek and speech of his Eminence Sheikh Zakzaky (H) during the last year Arbaeen Symbolic Trek. etc. The event ended on Sunday 15th November 2015 equivalent to 3rd Safar 1437H. The closing lecture was presented by the Amir of Bauchi Malam Ahmad Yusuf Yashi.

Palestine: A Modern Day Karbala

We have heard it before, from one angle or another, why should Shia help the Palestinians? I don’t know. Why should any human help someone who has had their house stolen, their father killed, their brother tortured to death in prison, their sister humiliated and their mother punched and slapped repeatedly on the streets?

Pastor Buru's Church 7th Year Anneversery 2015

Today Sunday 8 November 2015, Brothers and sister of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the leadership and spiritual guidance of his eminence Sheikh Ibraheem Yaquob Zakzaky, rejoice with Christ evengical and intercessory fellowship ministry, Gbagi Villa sabon Tasha Kaduna for the 7th year anniversary of their ministry. Praising and worshiping, Hymns, welcome addressing, General overseas speech cutting of cake are among the event recognised.

Prayers held to mark one year with the demise of Late Hajiya Hari Jamo /Pictures

On Saturday 25th Muharram 1437AH (7/11/2015) members of the Islamic movement in Nigeria mostly Zaria residents have gathered at the grave of Late Hajiya Hari Jamo (the mother of the leader of the Islamic movement in Nigeria Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky) and recited a series of some selected suplications to her.
Hajiya Hari Jamo 1924-2014, died on Monday, 25th of Muharram 1436 (17/11/14).
She died at the age of 93 (according to Islamic calendar).
She survived by many children and grandchildren.
Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky is the fifth child of late Hajiya Hari Jamo.

1437 Ashura mourning gathering closed in Kano (Pictures)

On Friday 24th Muharram 1437AH (6/11/2015), the annually organized Ashura mourning by the members of the Islamic movement in Nigeria under the guidance of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) in Kano was concluded.
This year's gathering lasted for 3 weeks, and it took place at Fagge Jumma'at mosque premises. Here are some of the pictures taken on the closing day.

The 188th World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought (WFPIST) meeting in Beirut, with Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky in attendance

The 188 World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought (WFPIST) meeting is holding today Thursday 5th November 2015 in Beirut, Lebanon. The secretary general of the forum Ayatollah Mohsen Araki called for the Muslim World humanitarian support to Palestinian nation and their resistance to Israeli occupation. He also added that the enemies are masterminding various plots mainly after emergence of Islamic awareness, he said adding that the enemies try to create tension and conflicts among Muslims to divide Muslims.