Why Do Authorities Hate Friday Prayer Platform of Diraz Mosque?
Since its construction in 1983, the Imam Al-Sadiq Mosque in Diraz has been a milestone in Bahrain's modern history, as it was the most important platform for the most important religious and national discourse throughout several stages.
Security Authorities Summon Sheikh Mohammad Sanqour for Investigation
The security authorities summoned Sheikh Mohammad Sanqour, preacher of Imam Al-Sadiq Mosque in Diraz, for investigation on Monday (May 22, 2023).
Sheikh Sanqour Stresses Religion and Religious People Have Part in Political and Economic Reform
Preacher of Imam Al-Sadiq Mosque in Diraz, Sheikh Mohammad Sanqour, called on people to stop saying that "religion and religious people have nothing to do with political and economic reform.
Sheikh Sanqour: Reform Made by Repression and Harsh Security Measures Doesn't Last
Sheikh Mohammad Sanqour stressed in a speech on the need to adhere to justice and fairness in managing the affairs of the country and its people, by caring for and preserving people's rights, creating equal opportunities for all and rejecting all forms of discrimination.
Sheikh Sanqour: Suspicions Surrounding Scholarship Distribution will Remain until Data Transparently Published
Sheikh Mohammad Sanqour, preacher of Diraz Mosque, said that the suspicions surrounding the fairness of scholarship distribution will remain unless the names of those who receive them, their scores and specialties are released.
Senior Scholars Calls to Stop Religious Events in Obsequies to Prevent Spread of Coronavirus
Senior Shia clerics in Bahrain called to stop all religious events in obsequies and other religious sites until the end of the coming week to prevent the outbreak of Coronavirus.
Senior Shiite Clerics in Statement: We Hope Step to Overrule Death Sentences Will Affect Remaining Inmates, Look Forward to Nation with No Prisoners
Bahrain's top Shiite clerics described in a statement the decision to “overrule the death sentences” of those accused of plotting to assassinate the army chief as “a welcomed and praised step.”
One Year Since the Diraz Friday Prayers Ban: Bahraini Regime Condemns Israel's Prohibition of Prayers
Ironically, Bahraini authorities condemn Israelis for banning Friday prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque, while they continue to impose a siege on the village of Diraz, preventing worshipers from performing Friday Prayers.
Senior Clerics: Unified Family Draft Law Contains Many Errors, Transgressions of Sects
Senior Bahraini clerics stressed that they continue to demand constitutional guarantees that protect family law, an issue not yet made available.
Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior Demands Appointing New Imam to Allow Shiite Friday Prayers
Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior claimed that it did not prevent performing Friday prayer in Diraz, after the religious leader Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim condemned the prevention of Imam of the mosque and worshipers from reaching the Imam Al-Sadiq Mosque.
Authorities Prevent Friday Prayer in Largest Mosque since Over Month
The Bahraini authorities have banned performing prayers in the Imam Al-Sadiq Mosque, the largest mosque in Diraz, amid escalation of the security attack against Shia.
Bahrain Imams of Mosques: Prayers to be Held in Diraz Despite Crackdown and Siege
Imams of Shia Mosques said Friday Prayers will be held at Diraz's Imam Sadiq Mosque despite crackdown practiced by authorities.
PHOTOS: Protestors in Bahrain’s Diraz Call for Ending Persecution of Shia in Country
Reports say at least 50 people were arrested during their attempt to perform prayers at a mosque in Diraz.
Bahraini Authorities Detain Sheikh al-Asfour, Reciter al-Dirazi and a Number of Diraz Residents
Sheikh Saeed al-Asfour and religious vocal reciter Abdul Jabar al-Dirazi, were detained by authorities on Wednesday.
Ayatollah Qassim and Senior Clerics: Detention of Sheikh Sanqour a Blatant Targeting of Friday Rituals
Senior Bahrain clerics say "detention of Sheikh Mohammad Sanqour is blatant targeting of Friday ritual and religious discourse.”
Authorities Release Sheikh Sanqour, Prevent him from Preaching
Bahraini authorities released Sheikh Mohammad Sanqour, Imam of largest Friday prayer, after he was arrested on Sunday.
Newspaper Linked to Bahrain Royal Court Attacks Sheikh Mohammad Sanqour, Accuses him of Breaking Law
Local Al-Watan newspaper, linked to royal court, published inflammatory article against prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Mohammad Sanqour.
Friday and Congregational Prayers Resumed in Bahrain Shiite Mosques, Sanqour Calls on Gov't to Cool Down Atmosphere & Restore Trust
Following a four-week pause, Friday and congregational prayers were resumed in Shiite mosques across Bahrain.
Imams of Friday Prayers to Resume Holding Prayers in Diraz and Shiite Mosques across Bahrain
Imams of Friday and congregational prayers announced they will resume holding prayers in Shiite mosques starting.
Authorities Ban Sheikh Sanqour from Performing Friday Prayers & Summon Al-Mashaal
Social media activists said Bahraini authorities told Shiite cleric Sheikh Mohammad Sanqour he's banned from preaching.