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Iranians’ role in formation and development of Shiism

Iranians' role in formation and development of Shiism For many who don't have special knowledge of the Muslim world, there is a question on,...

Iran Attacks: Revolutionary Guards Blame Saudi Arabia

Here are the recent developments about the Iran Attack: • The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the onslaught in which a t least 12...

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Iranian Parliament and Khomeini Mausoleum Attack

ISIS's news agency AMAQ said in a statement: “Fighters from Islamic state attacked Khomeini’s shrine and the Iranian parliament in Tehran.” Iran's Interior Ministry told Reuters...

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE, Bahrain Cut Off Ties with Qatar over...

Four Gulf states: Saudi Arabia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have cut off all diplomatic relations with Qatar accusing the nation of supporting the...

2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup: USA Beats Senegal 1-0

Football is the world's most popular and competitive game. There are 211 countries which play football and only 24 are the part of FIFA...

International Court of Justice Stays the Execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav

A 11-member bench led by the President of the Court Justice Ronny Abraham has said that Pakistan not to execute alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav till...

8 Things You Should Know But Don’t Know about the Kulbhushan...

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) at Hague has stayed the death sentence handed down to alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav after India accused Pakistan of violating...

Lionel Messi’s Lookalike Almost Goes to Jail Because He is So...

Things can get Messi if you happen to bear a striking resemblance to one of the most popular footballers in the world. Reza Parastesh,...

Five Reasons Why People are Talking about Maryam Mirzakhani

Maryam Mirzakhani was trending on Facebook today for no discernible reason. She hasn't said anything new or controversial; neither has she recently been bestowed...

Trump Gets a Lecture from Merkel

Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, reportedly had to ‘explain’ the finer points of the Geneva Convention regarding refugees. “The Geneva Refugee Convention requires the...

Trump Says NO More to Refugees

President Donald J. Trump has signed an executive order named ‘Protection Of The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States’, which suspends...

Syrian Govt Seizes Control of Aleppo

The state-run Syrian Arab News Agency announced that the army has taken full control of the besieged city of Aleppo with "restoration of security and stability...

Saudi Arabia to Execute 150 Persons This Year

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is likely to execute 150 persons this year says international human rights group Reprieve. The executed are mostly beheaded; firing...

The Bayside Weekly Bulletin: The Week That Was

At Bayside, we strive to bring you the best stories from around the world. But with the constant barrage of information from different mediums,...

Women Chess Players Threaten to Boycott World Championships

Top-ranked female chess players are refusing to participate in the 2017 world championship in Iran after being told that they will be compelled to wear...

Architects Create Comics, Want to Inspire Social Change

 The Leewardists highlight social issues that have been ignored so far. The Leewardists are not your usual run-of-the-mill humour website. They are a website that...

Iranian Men’s Veiled Protest Goes Viral

Men in Iran are wearing hijabs in an attempt to challenge Iran's orthodox patriarchal social structure. Since the Islamic Revolution in 1979, women are made...

This Iranian Powerlifter is Like The Real Life Incredible Hulk!

Sajad Gharibi is a 24-year-old powerlifter whose physical stature resembles the Marvel character, The Incredible Hulk. He has even been referred to as the...

This Duo is Documenting Mumbai’s Fast Disappearing Irani Cafes

The  culturescape of Mumbai is one that is vast and diverse and there are many elements – old and new,  that make the city...

This All-Women Travel Club is Simply Wow!

Women on Wanderlust. Sounds like the name of a chick-flick, right? Tell that to Sumitra Senapaty and she might just leave you somewhere in...

How Dr Yezdi is Keeping the Irani Cafe Culture Alive

There aren’t that many Irani cafes left in Mumbai. The few that are left face a dwindling crowd. Only the faithful head there for...

Saudi Cleric Bans Chess, Calls it Haraam and a Waste of...

Islam is strict about many things, and wasting time happens to be one of them. Not that much good comes from wasting time, but...

The Simplest Explanation for What’s Going on in the Middle East...

The Middle East is one chaotic place now with the ISIS, warring nations and the USA and Russia poking their noses in. Most of...

Raza Academy Issues Fatwa Against A.R. Rahman and Majid Majidi, “May...

Maulana Khalil-ur-Rehman Noori is upset. The General Secretary of The Raza Academy in Mumbai is trying to ban Majid Majidi’s latest movie: Mohammad: The...

What’s The Big Deal about Falling Oil Prices

Current Story: Oil prices are in free fall. They have come down to $50.04 a barrel in January 2014 from $115 a barrel in June 2014....

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Andaz Apna Apna turns 21 today! It means it can now drink beer and wine in bars, officially. We all want to sit around...

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