Authorities in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region are confiscating all Qurans published more than five years ago due to allegations of “extremist content,” according to local officials, amid an ongoing campaign against the so-called “illegal” religious items owned by mostly Muslim ethnic Uyghur residents.
The Medical Affairs Department of the Imam Hussein Holy Shrine has stated that it has received quotations from international companies for equipping Khatem al-Anbiya Cardiac Hospital, the soon-to-be largest cardiac hospital in the Middle East.
At least 200 children have died along the dangerous Central Mediterranean migration route from North Africa to Italy so far this year – a rate of more than one child per day – according to the latest estimates from UNICEF.
A Saudi court has given death sentences to over a dozen young Shia activists from the restive Qatif region, which has been the scene of peaceful protest rallies against the Saudi authorities in recent years.
Adam Center for Defending Rights and Freedom condemned the Bahraini authorities for committing a brutal massacre against civilians in Deraz area, which resulted in the death of six civilians and injury of dozens, in addition to the detainees, on sectarian motives pursued by the authorities.
Coinciding with the advent of the holy month of Ramadan, religious sessions and debates have begun at the honorable house of the Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Sadiq al-Hussein al-Shirazi, may Allah prolong his life.