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Saturday, July 18th, is the Day of Eid al-Fitr

Saturday, July 18th, is the Day of Eid al-Fitr

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيمIn the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful July 16th, 2015 The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California announces that, due to the lack of credible reports of the naked eye sighting of the new crescent on Thursday evening, Friday, July 17 is the 30th day of the holy […]

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Condemnation of Attack on Shia Worshippers in Kuwait

Condemnation of Attack on Shia Worshippers in Kuwait

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيمIn the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful June 26, 2015 The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California strongly condemns the latest attack on Shia worshippers at the Imam al-Sadiq Mosque in Kuwait City, Kuwait. The attack occurred on Friday, June 26, 2015, while worshippers had gathered to perform […]

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Statement on the Holy Month of Ramadhan 1436/2015

Statement on the Holy Month of Ramadhan 1436/2015

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيمIn the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful June 15, 2015 The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California extends its warmest greetings and congratulations to the entire American and global Muslim community on the advent of the holy month of Ramadan. The month of Ramadan is a time of […]

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Statement on the Sentencing of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr Saudi Human Rights & Pro-Democracy Champion

Statement on the Sentencing of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr Saudi Human Rights & Pro-Democracy Champion

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيمIn the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful On Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Saudi Arabia sentenced to death a Shia Muslim Scholar, Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr who has spearheaded the country’s pro-democracy movement and has championed the cause for basic human rights for all Saudi minorities, including the disenfranchised Shia […]

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Ghadeer Message

Ghadeer Message

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيمIn the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful October 13, 2014 Eid al-Ghadeer Statement Assalaamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh: The global Muslim community faces a number of pressing challenges. Islamophobia, sectarian strife, injustice, and violence continue to plague many regions of the Muslim world. It is under these challenging times […]

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Eid al-Adha Message

Eid al-Adha Message

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيمIn the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful Eid al-Adha Statement (Ya Allah) help us to overcome this state of affairs at once. Disperse the ominous clouds hanging over our heads; lend a helping hand to achieve success; bring in the rule of justice and fair play. It is […]

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Launch of Shia Muslim Council of Southern California

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيمIn the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful September 19, 2014 Launch of Shia Muslim Council of Southern California On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014, IECOC hosted a meeting to formally launch the newly-established Shia Muslim Council of Southern California (SMC). The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California (SMC) is […]

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