The United Nations mission in Afghanistan urged all parties to the conflict to take immediate and concrete measures to better protect civilians from harm, as the latest data for 2017 shows continued high numbers of civilian casualties.
Shias around the globe are decorating their houses, mosques and Shia Islamic Centers, and holding celebrations for the auspicious occasion of the birth anniversary of Abu al-Fadhil al-Abbas, peace be upon him.
Coinciding with the auspicious birth anniversary of Imam Hussein, peace be upon him, and based on the commandments of the Grand Jurist Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Sadiq al-Husseini al-Shirazi, may Allah prolong his life, a blood donation campaign under the slogan of “The Master of Giving” was held in the holy city of Karbala.
Engineers and technicians of the Imam Hussein Holy Shrine have begun preparing for the replacement of the holy grille of the martyrs; those who were martyred with Imam Hussein (Peace Be Upon Them) in the al-Taff battle.
The statement of National security Adviser Nasser Janjua has evoked a debate within Pakistani society that if the authorities are going to ‘Talibanize’ the Pakistan Army by opening doors to the pupils of the religious seminaries.