Shia World Institutions

Florida International University to establish permanent chair in Shi’a Islam studies

Florida International University to establish permanent chair in Shi’a Islam studies

Florida International University has announced that it will launch a new program for a focused degree on Shi’a Islam. This was made possible after the Meghji Family Trust made a gift of $1 million to FIU’s Mohsin & Fauzia Jaffer…
New statistics show growing number of Shia mosques in US states

New statistics show growing number of Shia mosques in US states

“Prayers Connect” website, a US-based non-profit organization providing services to Muslims across the US, especially on mosques-related statistics, locations and identifying their humanitarian and worship activities. In recent statistics obtained by Shia Waves Agency, the website has documented the number…
Imam Hussein Media Group set to host 8th big gathering of viewers in Canada

Imam Hussein Media Group set to host 8th big gathering of viewers in Canada

Imam Hussein Media Group is going to host a large gathering of viewers in Toronto, Canada. The Public Relations Department of the Media group said, in a statement received by Shia Waves Agency, “the gathering is scheduled to be held…
Sydney-based Hussainiya of Ale Yasin sends humanitarian aid to needy in Syria

Sydney-based Hussainiya of Ale Yasin sends humanitarian aid to needy in Syria

The Charity Committee of Ale Yasin Mosque and Hussainiya, one of the centers affiliated with the Office of Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Sadiq Shirazi in Sydney, Australia, sacrificed seven sheep in the framework of its charitable activities. This action was carried…
Africa-based Shia centers make new agreements to publish, disseminate AhlulBayt’s teachings

Africa-based Shia centers make new agreements to publish, disseminate AhlulBayt’s teachings

Al-Rasool Al-Adham Center, affiliated to the Shia Muslims in Africa, announced today Sunday that it made new agreements with AhlulBayt Center, on publishing and disseminating the knowledge and teachings of AhlulBayet, peace be upon them. In a statement received by…
“Who is Hossein” organization quenches thirsty birds

“Who is Hossein” organization quenches thirsty birds

According to Shia Waves News Agency, the scorching heat of the Indian city of Jaipur and the lack of water resources have prompted some members of the non-governmental people-funded organization “Who is Hossein?” to prepare and install waterers on trees…
Kabul-based Sayyeda Fatima al-Zahra Complex organizes scientific symposium on Imam Al-Sadiq

Kabul-based Sayyeda Fatima al-Zahra Complex organizes scientific symposium on Imam Al-Sadiq

Afghan Muslim women activists and researchers have said that Imam Jaafar Al-Sadiq’s scientific position, as the founder of the Jaafari School of Thought, is unparalleled amongst the other Islamic schools of thought. During a scientific symposium held by Sayyeda Fatima…
Delegation from Mesbah Al-Hussein Foundation visits Karbala Center for Studies and Research

Delegation from Mesbah Al-Hussein Foundation visits Karbala Center for Studies and Research

The Mesbah Al-Hussein Foundation for Relief and Development, one of the centers affiliated to Grand Ayatollah Shirazi, intensifies its efforts to achieve its “Karbala Vision Project”. The director of the Foundation, Abdul Sahib Al-Kishwan, said in a statement to Shia…
Director of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi’s Public Relations Office visits Turkey

Director of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi’s Public Relations Office visits Turkey

Director of public relations at the Karbala Office of Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Sadegh Shirazi (may Allah prolong his life), traveled to Turkey on a religious and cultural agenda. As his first move in Turkey, Seyyed Aref Nasrallah visited the headquarters…
Nonviolence Organization issues message on Int’l Day of Living Together in Peace

Nonviolence Organization issues message on Int’l Day of Living Together in Peace

 On the “International Day of Living Together in Peace”, the world Nonviolence Organization (Free Muslim) issued a statement in which it called for reflecting over the harm caused to humanity by conflicts, wars and rivalries between individuals and peoples on…
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