Category: Sufi news

Four Gonabadi Dervishes on Hunger Strike in Evin Prison

Kasra Nuri, Mohammad Sharifi Moghadam, Mohammad Reza Darvishi and Faezeh Abdipour, who had been arrested yesterday in a fearsome atmosphere at the Dey Hospital, announced their hunger strike at the very beginning of their arrest. These dervishes, who are activists of dervishes, university students and children, were arrested and detained by the security forces pugnaciously and violently yesterday when they were visiting Mr. Hamidreza Nouri one of the directors of the Website of Majzooban Noor, […]

One Released, Four still in Detention

Majzooban Nour reported that a couple hours ago, Zafar Moghimi, one of the five detained dervishes, was released last night and four other dervishes are still in detention. According to the report, the five were arrested by the agents of the Ministry of Intelligence which had been named in the early news of the report as the agents of the Sarallah headquarter (revolutionary Guard). After being arrested, they were first transferred to the follow-up office […]

Militants Kill 305 at Sufi Mosque in Egypt’s Deadliest Terrorist Attack Video

By Declan Walsh and Nour Youssef (By The New York Times) CAIRO — Militants detonated a bomb inside a crowded mosque in the Sinai Peninsula on Friday and then sprayed gunfire on panicked worshipers as they fled, killing at least 305 people and wounding at least 128 others. Officials called it the deadliest terrorist attack in Egypt’s modern history. The scale and ruthlessness of the assault, in an area racked by an Islamist insurgency, sent […]

Mohammadali Shamshirzan Freed

Here the correspondent of Majzooban Noor released that minutes ago Mohammadali Shamshirzan a dervish of Nemaatollahi Gonabadi Order who was spending his exile sentence in the prison of Bandar Abbas, was released on the order of the Prosecutor of the Revolutionary Court of Shiraz. Acoording to the report, the aforementioned Gonabadi dervish has to spend his lifelong exile out of jail in Bandar Abbas. Mohammadali Shamshirzan who was sentenced to lifelong exile by the Revolutionary […]

Iran-Iraq earthquake death toll climbs to more than 400

  Source: The Guardian A powerful magnitude-7.3 earthquake has rocked the northern border region between Iran and Iraq, killing more than 400 people and injuring thousands more. Iran’s state-run Irna news agency has raised the death toll to 407 and said 6,700 people were injured after the quake that struck the country’s western provinces at 9.20pm local time on Sunday. Tremors were felt hundreds of miles away in both capitals, in Tehran and Baghdad. Local […]


Here the Majzooban Noor reports that a group of Gonabadi dervishes from the late hours of the night commenced to gather signatures and establish a campaign so-called “No to Civil Death”, following unfair and illegal sentences of the Judiciary, by protesting on the violation of the rights of dervishes and condemning the policy of “Civil Death” against the aforementioned people. The issued statement is as follows: The constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran as […]

Saudi king orders that women no longer need a man’s permission to travel, study or make police complaints

Saudi Arabia to give women more control over their life choices by relaxing male guardian system is welcomed as another small step for women in the kingdom. Saudi Arabia is well known to be one of the world’s most gender-segregated nations, where women live under the supervision of a male guardian, cannot drive, and must wear head-to-toe black garments in public. Women need approval from a man to travel, study and get some health treatments. […]

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