Ahmed Awfi Al-Saedi, the director of Imam Sadiq Cultural and Charitable Center in Baghdad, dependent to Grand Ayatollah Shirazi took part in a meeting session with the dignitaries and tribal chiefs of Shula City in Iraq.
The Saudi Arabia-led coalition has carried out deadly air raids against 15 targets, including a food factory, in Yemen’s west-central Sana’a Province, prompting condemnations from officials in the capital.
Imam Shirazi World Foundation published a letter, in which it invited all political parties in Iraq to concentrate on unity and avoid further conflicts and tensions. In one part of the letter by this foundation, we read: “It is harsh to witness the escalation of media challenges between Sunni and Shia political forces, especially in a period, when all Iraqis fought terrorism alongside each other. This war is still underway, because of the political rivalries and lack of unity, inflicting more and more damages and casualties to the nation of Iraq.”
Holy shrines in Iraq, Syria, and Iran in addition to mosques, Husseiniyahs, and Islamic Centers in Islamic and non-Islamic countries are marking the martyrdom anniversary of Lady Fatima al-Zehra, peace be upon her.
An independent human rights group says it has documented the arrest of more than 5,000 prisoners of conscience in addition to 200 victims of excessive use of force, murder and torture in the tiny Gulf kingdom, as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy clampdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy activists.
Iraqi pro-government fighters from the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) have carried out a counter-terrorism operation in Syria’s eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr, killing and injuring dozens of terrorists from the Daesh Takfiri group in the process.