21 January 2015 17:19
A new survey suggests that a relative majority of Americans believe it is acceptable to ridicule Islam, highlighting the depth of anti-Islamic sentiment and widespread Islamophobia in the United States.
According to the HuffPost/YouGov survey, 46 percent of Americans thought it was acceptable to mock Islam, while 44 percent said it was unacceptable to mock Christianity, a consequence of the “Islamophobia...
20 January 2015 19:53
Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah asserted that the Islamic Resistance in Lebanon is ready to accomplish the greatest victory in case of a new Zionist aggression in Lebanon.
Another Israeli assassination operation against Hezbollah. This time the target was a group of Hezbollah members including the son of former top military commander Imad Moughnieh, along with a senior field commander...
18 January 2015 21:03
Researchers say that the eyes of a type of a tiny deep-sea crustacean are comprised of two rows of 16 distinct red retinas to see better in the dark.
According to Smithsonian Science website, a detailed study into the marine crustacean Paraphronima gracilis’ unique eye was published in the Current Biology journal on Thursday, by its lead author Jamie Baldwin Fergus.
17 January 2015 17:33
Yemen’s Ansarullah revolutionaries say they have detained the Yemeni president’s chief of staff in a bid to pressure the government to abide by the UN-brokered peace agreement.
On Saturday, Shia Ansarullah fighters arrested Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak, President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi's chief of staff, at a checkpoint in the country’s southern district of Hada.
Mubarak is also the secretary general of the...
17 January 2015 10:42
Turkey persuaded the movement Hamas to recognize Israel, and Hamas was ready to recognize the Jewish state, said the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, the Turkish news agency Anadolu reported Jan.12.
He said that some political circles condemn Turkey for connection with Hamas, but thanks to Ankara, this movement softened its stance toward Israel.
Earlier, former Turkish President Abdullah Gul also said...
9 January 2015 15:54
Why Prophet Mohammad chose Medina as destination
Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) didn't choose to migrate to neighboring cities of Mecca, such as Taif or Abyssinia, but rather he preferred to respond to the call of Medina and to establish the base of Islam over their territory due to several reasons:
First: Mecca was the most preferable place for early Muslims because of the...
8 January 2015 15:36
The Prophet (as) spent thirteen years after his mission in Mecca calling for worshipping Almighty Allah and facing the challenges of the infidels. He decided in this year to migrate to Medina. The Muslims who were in Mecca also migrated to Medina after most Muslims preceded them to there.
The question that arises here is why the Prophet decided to migrate...
7 January 2015 16:37
Sunni’ism and Shi’ism are the two major branches of Islam. Shias make up the majority of the population in Iran, Iraq, and Bahrain, and a politically significant minority in Lebanon.
A good approximation is that somewhere between 70 to 80 percent of the 1.6 billion Muslims in the world are Sunnis.
Iran’s population, in contrast to the Muslim World, has overwhelmingly more...
5 January 2015 23:44
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group gives hallucinating drugs to young men in the city of Mosul to send them to suicide missions, a senior Iraqi legislator revealed on Monday.
The ISIL commanders in Mosul use hallucinating drugs to make the youth addicted to prepare them for conducting suicide attacks after they lose their minds," Iraq's...
4 January 2015 15:06
Scientists have been baffled by mass deaths of seabirds, whose bodies are being found by the hundreds along the US Pacific Coast.
According to reports, hundreds of Cassin's aucklets, a small white-bellied gray bird, have been washing up dead on beaches from British Columbia to San Luis Obispo, California, since October.
Generally during severe winter conditions, especially during large storms, seabirds die,...
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