Tolo News: Minaret of Jam in Ghor province has been listed among cultural heritage sites of the Islamic world by the The Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, referred to as (ICESCO). The Minaret of Jam’s isolated location may have prevented the monument from intentional destruction for nearly 900 years. The minaret is believed
Tolo News: Religious scholars and influential clerics from Afghanistan’s western provinces on Tuesday said that the Taliban’s narrative of establishing an Islamic political system in Afghanistan should not obstruct the peace process in the country. “The war is no longer justified, it has no meaning now, we must surrender to peace. The war is imposed
Tolo News: An ancient minaret in the city of Herat is on the verge of destruction as less attention has been paid to its maintenance, local officials and residents said on Friday. The minaret is one of the five remaining minarets of former Musallah complex, each of them 55 meters tall. The complex initially had
Ayaz Gul VOA News May 24, 2020 ISLAMABAD – The Taliban have announced a temporary cease-fire in Afghanistan during the three-day Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr starting Sunday, a move the United States hailed as “a momentous opportunity” to advance peace efforts in the war-torn country. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani quickly reciprocated the insurgent announcement
India.com: The higher judiciary council of Saudi Arabia has announced that no moon has been sighted today. Thus 30 days of fasting will be completed. Eid-Ul-Fitr 2020 will be celebrated on May 24. Click here to read more (external link).
Ayesha Tanzeem VOA News April 23, 2020 ISLAMABAD – The coronavirus outbreak threatens to upend faith-based traditions that have gone on for almost 1,500 years. The world’s nearly 2 billion Muslims will not be able to hold communal feasts and prayers that are a hallmark of Ramadan, their holiest month, starting this week. The pandemic
1TV: Mosques in Afghanistan have been urged to change a line in the azan – the daily Muslim call to prayer broadcast five times a day – and people have been reminded not to join congregational prayers due to the outbreak of coronavirus. In a fatwa, the high commission of clerics for fight against coronavirus
Amin Alemi Press TV, Kabul September 10, 2019 Today is the 10th day of Muharram, called Ashura. This day belongs to Imam Hussein, the third Shia Imam, as he sacrificed not only his own life, but also everything he had to resist against the tyrannical government of the time. Now, his followers say they proudly follow