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First book on biography of Imam Ali published by Western academic press

First book on biography of Imam Ali published by Western academic press

A new book titled, “The Prophet’s Heir: The Life of Ali ibn Abi Talib” written by Dr. Hassan Abbas has been published.This is the first biography of Imam Ali, peace be upon him, published by any Western academic press. Most…
Story of the Prisoner: Movie portrays part of the injustice against Imam al-Kadhim, peace be upon him

Story of the Prisoner: Movie portrays part of the injustice against Imam al-Kadhim, peace be upon him

The Iraqi director Haider al-Shalchi announced that the new movie ‘Story of the Prisoner’ will soon be released, which portrays the blessed biography of Imam al-Kadhim, peace be upon him, and the great injustice he was subjected to.“The movie is…
ICOM commends display of Imam Redha Museum during coronavirus pandemic

ICOM commends display of Imam Redha Museum during coronavirus pandemic

The International Council of Museums (ICOM), under the supervision of UNESCO, has commended the display of Imam Redha Holy Shrine Museum during the coronavirus pandemic in cyberspace and for facilitating public access to the museum.Sayyed Jalal Husseini, head of the…
The Ministry of Culture intends to establish the Grand Museum of Iraq

The Ministry of Culture intends to establish the Grand Museum of Iraq

The Iraqi Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities is moving towards establishing the Grand Museum of Iraq, with large spaces and halls that accommodate the antiquities and treasures of Mesopotamia, while confirming that the proposed site is the former Muthanna…
‘A History of the Shi’a People’ book by Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi released

‘A History of the Shi’a People’ book by Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi released

A new book titled, ‘A History of the Shi’a People’ by Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi was released.The book deals with the history of the Shia Ithna-‘Ashari Muslim community from the early days of Islam up to present day.Starting with a…
Exhibition introducing Islamic art in Brunei

Exhibition introducing Islamic art in Brunei

The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports in Brunei organized an exhibition on Islamic art and calligraphy, in conjunction with the International Day of Islamic Art, at the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Islamic Arts Calligraphy Centre yesterday.The ministry had…
Permanent exhibition in Babylon for artifacts and valuables of Imam Hussain Holy Shrine Museum

Permanent exhibition in Babylon for artifacts and valuables of Imam Hussain Holy Shrine Museum

A permanent exhibition hall belonging to Imam Hussain Holy Shrine’s Museum was opened in the Ruins of Babylon containing precious and rare artifacts dating back to several eras.The opening ceremony, held on October 31 at the Contemporary Hilla Museum in…
IFLA lists al-Roudha al-Haidariya Library among most important libraries serving researchers during the coronavirus pandemic

IFLA lists al-Roudha al-Haidariya Library among most important libraries serving researchers during the coronavirus pandemic

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) has included Imam Ali Holy Shrine’s al-Roudha al-Haidariya Library among the most important active libraries in
Aussie University supports Islamic Museum Art Prize

Aussie University supports Islamic Museum Art Prize

An Australian university will be supporting the Islamic Museum of Australia’s annual Muslim artists exhibition as a major sponsor, offering a $15,000 Art Prize, The Islamic Museum of
The al-Haidariyah library presents a rare lithographic copy belonging to Sheikh Mufid

The al-Haidariyah library presents a rare lithographic copy belonging to Sheikh Mufid

The al-Haidariyah Library contains many rare archaeological books, including manuscripts and ancient lithographs, which are presented from time to the researchers and specialists to see them closely to provide them with the additions, annotations and comments mentioned in these valuable…
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