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Baha'i World News

The Bahá’í World News Service reports on current Bahá’í activity around the world. Read All

Probing violent radicalization

November 6, 2018 Baha’is co-organize forum to better understand and prevent radicalization. Read More

Man of the Trees: Pioneering environmentalist remembered

November 4, 2018 Drawn to the Baha’i Faith at a young age, Richard St. Barbe Baker was a visionary environmentalist whose global impact is being revisited. Read More

Toward global peace: Baha’i Chair assembles leading specialists

October 30, 2018 The Baha’i Chair for World Peace facilitated a dynamic exchange of perspectives on peace and security between leading thinkers. Read More

Overcoming prejudice and intolerance essential for a safer world

October 18, 2018 Kazakhstan’s 6th Congress of the Leaders of World and Traditional Religions engaged religious leaders in a dialogue on building a more secure future for humanity. Read More

Baha'i news publications seek to elevate thought, inspire action

October 11, 2018 For well over a century, Baha'i news publications have inspired and informed readers interested in the affairs of the Baha'i community. Read More

Baha'i Chair explores overcoming racism

October 3, 2018 The 2018 Baha'i Chair for World Peace Annual Lecture tackled structural racism and the roots of prejudice. Read More

New Maori prayer book connects hearts with the divine

September 26, 2018 A book of 81 Baha’i prayers has been published in Maori, the language of New Zealand’s indigenous people. Read More

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Documenting the Persecution of the Bahai Community in Iran

Violation of Baha’i Citizenship Rights Disgusting and Disgraceful

Source: www.zeitoons.com Translation by Iran Press watch Letter from a number of progressive Muslims condemning the violation of Baha’i rights Zeitoon – A group of progressive Muslims has strongly condemned the “desecration and excavation of the&hellip

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‘Suspicious Murder of General Khademi’ the First Head of HOMA, a Few Months Before the Iranian Revolution

Source: bbc.com Translation by Iran Press Watch In the 1970’s, Iran Air (known in the country as HOMA) had garnered the title of “fastest growing” among the world’s airlines. According to Encyclopedia Iranica, Iran Air&hellip

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Exhuming the Grave and Removing the Body of a Deceased Baha’i in Gilavand

Source: www.hra-news.org Translation by Iran Press Watch HRANA – The body of a Baha’i citizen, Shamsi Aghdasi Azamian, from Gilavand, a suburb of the city of Damavand, on October 24, was exhumed by unknown individuals several&hellip

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Evin Prison Infirmary Officials Deny Access to Emergency Dental Treatment for Negin Ghedamian

Source: www.hra-news.org Translation by Iran Press Watch HRANA News Agency – Negin Ghedamian, a Bahá’í citizen imprisoned in the women’s ward of Evin Prison since 18 December 2017, has been deprived of going to a specialty&hellip

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Baha'i Blogs

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Universal House of Justice Announces Creation of the Baha’i International Development Organization

November 11, 2018

On the occasion of the Twin Holy Days, the Universal House of Justice has joyously announced that the Office of Social and Economic Development at the Baha’i World Centre has blossomed into a new global institution: the Baha’i International Development Organization. This organization will assist development work occurring and emerging around the planet. You can read [...]

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Newly Translated Prayers Revealed by Baha’u’llah

November 8, 2018

If you haven’t already heard, the Baha’i Reference Library now lists 109 newly translated prayers, passages and a compilation — you can read all about it here on Baha’i Blog! In honor of the Birth of Baha’u’llah, I thought it would be a perfect time to share and reflect on these newly translated prayers, and for [...]

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