ABWA in Art and Media Arena
ABWA in Art and Media Arena

AhlulBayt News Agency -(ABNA)

The followers of the AhlulBayt (a.s.) - like their oppressed leaders - have always been oppressed throughout history. Apart from the dark period of the Umayyads, the Abbasids and the Middle Ages, this oppression still exists and continues in the modern era.

One of the reasons for this oppression, which even encourages it, is the " Shiites are unaware of each other" and the "lack of knowledge of the international community about these oppressions"; Because usually the mass media and the means of mass communication are in the hands of the rulers and powers that are on the front line against pure Islam. The directors of the Ahlulbayt (a.s.) World Assembly during the term of the current Secretary General, with a correct understanding of these conditions and to fill this gap, established a trilingual news site in 2004. After the above-mentioned site found its place in news circles and was welcomed by the Shiites of Iran and the world, it was felt that it should continue its activities as a news agency.

Therefore, the new period from August 2007 started and the mentioned news site was renamed as the official AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA) and the domain www.abna24.com.

This site, by the grace of God and the blessings of the Infallibles, with its gradual and logical growth, has now become an active news agency with editorial staff and journalists (inside and outside the country) and has an effective site with several languages ​​and several publications.

Great impact

Fortunately, in the short period of its activity, in addition to being introduced as the most visited religious news agency in the country and the most visited Shiite news agency in the world, it has been able to play a significant role in reducing the suffering of the followers of AhlulBayt (a.s.) in the world; that the most important of which are the following:

- Reflecting the oppression of Parachinar Shiites in Pakistan;

- Reflecting the news of crimes against Shiites in Yemen (Saada);

- Reporting about the pressure on Shiites in the Gambia;

- Wide coverage of news of Islamic Awakening movements; Especially in relation to Egypt, Bahrain and Yemen.

News agency languages

ABNA News Agency is currently working in 20 languages such as: English, Arabic, French, Chinese, Persian, Spanish, German, Russian, Istanbul Turkish, Azeri Turkish (with Latin and Cyrillic script), Urdu, Bangladesh, Malay, Indonesian, Hindi, Myanmar, Bosnian, Italian and Swahili.

Cultural Pages

ABNA News Agency, in addition to performing its main task of providing news, also provides religious and cultural pages to its users and readers from the very beginning, which, unlike news pages, have no expiration date. The titles and topics of these pages are: Quranic topics - Hadith and hadith topics - Life of the Prophet (PBUH) and AhlulBayt (a.s.) - Following the Wilaya- Life of scholars - Shiite martyrs - Article - Lecture - Interview - Why did I become a Shiite? Helpers of AhlulBayt (a.s.) - Al-Mahdawīyya - Hijab and beauty - Why did I wear hijab? - Knowledge of Wahhabism - Knowledge of Zionism - Other religions and schools - Poetry and literature - Religious text messages - ABNA and readers.

The great portal of the AhlulBayt (a.s.)

The comprehensive website of the Ahlulbayt (a.s.) World Assembly is one of the first Islamic websites that was launched in the world with a Shiite approach.This base, which was built in September 1999 ; was gradually expanded and became the great portal of the AhlulBayt (a.s.). This portal has more than 35 subsidiary sites that are available in five languages: Persian, Arabic, English, Istanbul Turkish and Urdu at www.ahlulbaytportal.com.

Visitors to this site as well as its subsidiary sites can, in addition to accessing the necessary information about books, magazines, software, exquisite billboards and the activities of various sections of the assembly, also have a lot of knowledge about the Qur'an, AhlulBayt (a.s.), history, Find ideas, jurisprudence, art, family, etc.

Interested parties can also receive appropriate answers by asking their questions in various fields, with the section on answering related doubts. Users of this site, in addition to benefiting from the mentioned information, can also link to other sites affiliated with the assembly or other useful Shiite sites through it.

subsidiary sites of the great portal of AhlulBayt (a.s.)

- About Islam

- Nahj al-Balagha

- magazines

- Bahrain Uprising

- Shiite Sites

- Sell ​​and send books

- Islamic family

- article database

- Prophet (PBUH)

- Al-Sahifa al-Sajjadiyya 

- Islamic art

- About the Assembly

- Ramadan mubarak

- Question and answer

- Women

- Film Bank

- The Holy Quran

- Ashura

- Dua (prayer)

- History of Islam

- Rules

- The situation of the Shiites

- Children

- AhlulBayt (a.s.) Photo Agency

- Holy tradition

- Al-Mahdawīyya

- Hajj

- Library

- Assembly books

- Islamic occasions

- Youth

- Sound Bank

Selected sites of the great portal of AhlulBayt (a.s.)

The official website of the AhlulBayt (a.s.) World Assembly. Through this website, you will get acquainted with the structure, organization, goals, tasks and the latest news of the activities of the Assembly. Also, getting acquainted with the members of the Supreme Council and the activities of the General Assembly is an important part of it. 

Zikra site

Through this website, you will have access to the full text of the Holy Quran, Nahj al-Balaghah, Al-Sahifa al-Sajjadiyyaand supplications, as well as translations, articles and questions and answers in their field in 5 languages: English, Arabic, Persian, Istanbul Turkish and Urdu.


Today, wikis, as online encyclopedias, play a major role in providing information to people around the world. The AhlulBayt (a.s.) World Assembly, realizing the deep influence of wikis, launched the WikiShiawebsite, which has been developed in 8 languages ​​until 2015.

Islamic and national occasions

Thousands of preachers related to the AhlulBayt (a.s.) World Assembly on various religious occasions need to update their information in order to hold gatherings. This website provides the mentioned information in the form of hadith, tribune, article, etiquette and practices.

Islamic family

The family is the most important player in building a new Islamic civilization. This website provides a complete model of the Islamic family in order to create, strengthen and develop the family in all areas by examining the life of the innocent ones (a.s.).

Creating an independent site in 9 languages
​​to help Western youth studies based on the Supreme Leader's recommendation in the first letter

After promoting the letter of the Supreme Leader of the Revolution and his advice to "try to gain a direct and immediate knowledge of this religion." It was necessary to help the Western youth for this immediate and first-hand knowledge. For this purpose, the AhlulBayt (a.s.) World Assembly created a website in 9 important Western languages. Site profile languages:

1. English

2. French
3. Spanish
4. German
5. Portuguese
6. Italian
7. Polish
8. Swedish
9. Russian

Site sections:

1. Leadership letter text along with PDF file and audio file
2. Full text of the Holy Quran and translation into 9 languages
3. About Islam
4. About the Prophet (PBUH)
5. About the Quran
6. About AhlulBayt (a.s.)
7. Library
8. Gallery
9. News

Production of Islamic software

The production of scientific software and multimedia compact discs in different languages ​​is also one of the actions of the AhlulBayt (a.s.) World Assembly. "Collection of works of Allameh Askari (RA)", "Nasim Ghadir and sunflower software for children", "Collection of books of the Assembly in English, Arabic, Urdu, Istanbul Turkish, Russian and Persian", "Works of Hajj", "E-book »Did you forget? "Ghadir Hadith in Three Languages", "Collection of Beacons of guidance Books for Mobile Phones with Different Operating Systems", "Religious Lectures in Arabic" and "Collection of Lasting Religious and News Images" are among these products. The General Directorate of Information Technology of the AhlulBayt (a.s.) World Assembly is also a leader in the production of software compatible with Android and IOS operating systems.

The Grand Prize of the Holy Prophet(PBUH)

Due to the intensification of the propaganda of the enemies of humanity and the transfer of their aggression from the realm of hard war to the realm of soft war, especially with regard to the use of art tools by the enemies to desecrate the Holy Prophet (PBUH) and the Islamic sanctities, the World Assembly with purpose of using artistic forms to defend the religion was to establish the AhlulBayt (a.s.) cultural-artistic festival. The first period of this festival, entitled the Grand Prize of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) in the fields of "short fiction film", "documentary short film", "animation", "screenplay" and "writing and translating books into English" and with the theme " The Prophet of Mercy and Justice, Mohammad Mustafa (PBUH) "was held in the years 2013-2014 and artists from dozens of countries with 898 works participated in it. The second cultural-artistic festival of AhlulBayt (a.s.) will be held with the title of the great prize of the Prophet and the Quran.

International Quds Day Cartoon Festival

Simultaneously with the arrival of the holy month of Ramadan 2013. AhlulBayt (a.s.) News Agency ABNA and the comprehensive site of Islamic art (affiliated to the great portal of AhlulBayt (a.s.)) held the first International Cartoon Festival of World Quds Day entitled "Quds Day; Day of Unity and Resistance of the Islamic Ummah".

The competition was held in two parts: the main one entitled "World Al-Quds Day" and the special one entitled "Takfiri movements for forgetting Palestine" and 199 cartoonists from 33 countries participated in it with 546 works.


Art plays an important role in presenting culture and religious teachings. Accordingly, in the artistic unit of the AhlulBayt (a.s.) World Assembly, dozens of exquisite religious paintings of verses and narrations have been produced in the form of Nastaliq, Thuluth, Kufi Bannai scripts, as well as calligraphy and calligraphy techniques.

The collection of art paintings of the assembly has been published in one volume of the book and some of them have been provided to the interested parties in the form of posters, postcards and CDs.

Support for Islamic audio-visual media

In the present era, and considering the important role of the media and the widespread attack of all kinds of destructive and deviant information on television networks, it is necessary to launch and present networks that lead public opinion and protect the beliefs of the AhlulBayt (a.s.) school.

Therefore, the the AhlulBayt (a.s.) World Assembly supports valuable satellite channels, Islamic radios, and valuable audio-visual media in order to revive the culture of the Qur'an, promote Islamic knowledge, and propagate the views of the Imams (a.s.).

Ahl Al-Bayt World Assembly

The Ahl al-Bayt World Assembly  is an international non-governmental organization (INGO) that was established by a group of Shiite elites under the supervision of the great Islamic authority of the Shiites in 1990 to identify, organize, educate and support the followers of Ahl al-Bayt.

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