Imam Ali Ridha (A.S), our 8th Imam was born in Medina on 11th Dhul Qaida to Imam Musa Kadhim(A.S) and his mother Arwi. Imam Ridha (a.s) was famously known for his generosity and patience. He provided us with a lot of advice on how to take care of ourselves.
Posted on Mon, 2015-04-20 10:30
In May 2014, the Secretary General of The World Federation, Al-Haj Shan-E-Abbas Hassam, announced that he was stepping down from his role. At the time, it was not confirmed at what point during the term this would take place or who would replace him.
He was appointed by the President, Dr Asgarali Moledina in July 2011 and is married with two children. Shan E Abbas lives in Birmingham, UK and runs a successful business. He has volunteered in the community for a number of years and began as part of the youth committee in his local jamaat. Since that time, he has worked with CoEJ and in various capacities at The World Federation. InshAllah Shan E Abbas will continue to volunteer with the organisation in the International Development team.
As the youngest Secretary General in the history of The World Federation, we look back at an interview with Shan E Abbas in May 2014 in which he reflects on the work he has been involved in during his time as Secretary General.
Hajj is a special time of the year for Muslims all over the world. Whether you are fortunate enough to be able to perform Hajj this year, or will be wishing your friends and family well on their journey, the month of Zilhajj is close to our heart.
His Eminence Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Al-Sistani (DA) and UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon held an unprecedented meeting to discuss the crisis in Iraq and in particular the activities of the ‘Islamic State” in Iraq.