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The aim is not to uncover the "true" motives for conversion or non-conversion among Sabians (or Ibrahim in particular); (9) rather, explanations given by those who faced the decision to convert (such as Ibrahim), their peers, and their biographers will occupy the foreground.
One day [Ibrahim] al-Sabi was present at al-Muhallabi's table, but then declined to eat, on account of some fava beans (baqilla') which were on [the table], since they are forbidden to Sabians (muharramun 'ala l-sabi'a), along with (kayfa ma kana miri) fish, pork, camel-meat, dove-hens, and locusts (jarad).
Samarrai said in a press release: " We strongly reject any form of foreign intervention in Sinjar district or other Iraqi areas stressing that Sinjar is an Iraqi land that what happened to this land violates the Constitution and said that all Iraqis Arabs, Kurds, Turkmen, Aesidein, Muslims , Christians,and Sabians stay coherent together and not dispersed them foreign intervention under the pretext of saving Iraq from Daash terrorism by militias and foreign agendas.
Those who believe (in the Qur'an) and those who follow the Jewish (Scriptures) and the Christians and the Sabians and who believe in Allah and the last day and work righteousness shall have their reward with their Lord; on them shall be no fear nor shall they grieve.
Sabians base their practices around pacifism and "always try to live in peace with others, of all religious backgrounds," Abdulsalam says.
Jiboury, who received a delegation representing the Mandaean Sabians, said that the Mandaean Sabians in Iraq have been exposed for severe pressures that forces large numbers of them to immigrate abroad, thing that threatened their existence, despite fact that they represent part of the original citizens of Iraq," said the statement, copy of which was received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
The Sabians (Shiver/TMC)-Two former members of the legendary Sleep combine passionate metal texture combined w/folk, punk and chant-amzing live.
Baghdad (NINA) - President Jalal Talabani congratulated Sabians in Iraq and other world countries on their Bronaya feast (creation feast).
Dahu Ahnina, which comes on November 5 in the Gregorian calendar and Ayar 18 in the Mandaean calendar, is deemed by the Mandaean Sabians as a "feast of flourishing.
The Mandaean Sabians spread in different areas of southern Iraqi provinces and near rivers, which they believe as sources of purity, sanctity, growth and life.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Head of the Mandaean Sabians in Iraq called on the country's Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) to consider his religious minority group as one electoral constituency.
BASRA / Aswat al-Iraq: Two Mandaean Sabians were killed by gunmen in an armed robbery on their stores in al-Zubeir souk (market) in western Basra on Saturday, the sect's representative in the province said.