Event of Ghadir Khumm 

The following is a description of the historic event of Ghadir Khumm.  Click on the book icons below to see the detailed references backing up each key element of this event.  The separation into contexts enables one to see how well each component of the event is attested in the sources.   …

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 English Text Khetabe Ghadir 

  In the name of Allah (Who’s) the Compassionate Merciful O, the Commander of the faithful! Upon you be peace; O the Remainder of Allah, on His earth, Upon You be peace! O Mahdi! How could we suppress our despair in your extended non-attendance? Where should we look for to …

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Saudi crackdown in Shiite regions continues with US green light

The Shiite communities of Saudi Arabia are economically impoverished despite the fact that the Persian Gulf Arab kingdom is the world’s top oil exporter. When it comes to the cultural and social taking, the government treats the Shiites like second-class citizens. For example, the courts do not consider valid their …

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