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Turkish newspaper remembers blind scholar who traveled on food from Istanbul to Karbala and Najaf

Turkish newspaper remembers blind scholar who traveled on food from Istanbul to Karbala and Najaf

The semi-official Turkish newspaper, Hurriyet, recalled one of the clerics in Turkey who spent his life and scientific journey in the path of AhlulBayt, peace be upon them. In an editorial, the newspaper said, “Among the most prominent things known…
Turkish newspaper praises the city of Karbala, its holy shrines, and the massive pilgrimages it embraces annually

Turkish newspaper praises the city of Karbala, its holy shrines, and the massive pilgrimages it embraces annually

The Turkish daily ‘Yeni Akit’ published a report including some of the picturesque scenes that accompanied the blessed Arbaeen pilgrimage last year. At the beginning of its report, the conservative Islamic newspaper described the holy city of Karbala as “the…
Ankara: Academic forum for women on the biography and virtues of Lady Zainab (peace be upon her)

Ankara: Academic forum for women on the biography and virtues of Lady Zainab (peace be upon her)

The Turkish capital, Ankara, witnessed the establishment of a women’s academic forum to shed light on the most important defining stations in the life of Lady Zainab (peace be upon her) on her blessed birth anniversary. The Doğruhaber daily newspaper,…
Well-known Turkish newspaper lauds Imam Sajjad’s Sahifa Sajjadiyya

Well-known Turkish newspaper lauds Imam Sajjad’s Sahifa Sajjadiyya

The well-known Turkish newspaper ‘Yını Mesaj’ lauded what it described as ‘the Revival of Knowledge’ based on Imam Zain Al-Abidin Ali bin Al-Hussein’s ‘Sahifa al-Sajjadiyya’. In the opening article, the newspaper said, “Al-Sahifa Al-Sajjadiyya is an act of worship of…
Istanbul hosts symposium calling on Islamic countries to intervene to end China’s atrocities against the Uyghurs

Istanbul hosts symposium calling on Islamic countries to intervene to end China’s atrocities against the Uyghurs

Several Turkestan organizations held a symposium entitled “Genocide in East Turkestan and the Search for Rights” at Muhammad al-Fateh University, which shed light on the atrocities committed by China against the Muslim Uyghur minority, and coincided with the revival of…
Protests in Istanbul against China’s policies in East Turkestan

Protests in Istanbul against China’s policies in East Turkestan

A number of demonstrators gathered in front of the Chinese Consulate General in the Turkish city of Istanbul, to protest against Beijing’s policies towards the Muslims of East Turkestan. According to the Anadolu news agency, the demonstrators chanted slogans against…
750 Quran memorization students graduate in Turkey

750 Quran memorization students graduate in Turkey

 The state of Konya, in central Turkey, witnessed the organization of a majestic ceremony for the graduation of a new batch of memorizers of the Noble Quran, with official, governmental and religious participation. In his speech during the graduation ceremony…
Uyghur community holds protests in Turkey against Chinese govt

Uyghur community holds protests in Turkey against Chinese govt

Activists in Turkey came out in large numbers last week to support the Uyghur community in China’s Xinjiang province, who are being persecuted by Chinese authorities, and to remember the victims of the residential building fire in Urumqi. A protest…
World Halal Summit, OIC Halal Expo begins in Istanbul

World Halal Summit, OIC Halal Expo begins in Istanbul

The 8th World Halal Summit and 9th Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Halal Expo commenced in Istanbul on Thursday, with officials delving into measures to further expand the flourishing global market for halal products. Nearly 500 exhibitors from 40 countries…
Several dead and injured after explosion hits Turkey’s Istanbul

Several dead and injured after explosion hits Turkey’s Istanbul

Eleven people have been reportedly wounded in a blast on Istiklal Avenue in Turkey’s biggest city. The blast left people dead and injured, a senior official has said. Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya tweeted that the explosion occurred at about 4:20…
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