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Oct 27, 2017, 20:26 ET Gunfire and Arrests Taint Baha'i Holy Celebrations in Yemen

This past weekend marked a period of supreme sacredness and festivity for members of the Baha'i Faith. The bicentenary of the birth of Baha'u'llah,...


Oct 12, 2017, 17:08 ET Baha'is of America mark the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Baha'u'llah, Founder of the Baha'i Faith

Across America, members of the Baha'i Faith are preparing to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha'u'llah, the founder of their faith on...


Oct 06, 2017, 09:00 ET Unprecedented UN resolution demands end to harassment of Baha'is in Yemen

A United Nations (UN) resolution regarding the situation in Yemen, introduced by Egypt on behalf of the Arab Group and supported by the entire...


Sep 20, 2017, 13:54 ET Baha'i Leader Mahvash Sabet Concludes 10-Year Prison Sentence in Iran

Mahvash Sabet, one of the seven members of the former leadership group of the Baha'is in Iran who were imprisoned due to religious beliefs, has...


Aug 25, 2016, 19:21 ET U.S. Baha'i Office of Public Affairs Announces Sixty Men, Women and Children Arrested at Baha'i Gathering in Yemen

 On August 10, armed soldiers raided a multi-day youth event and detained 60 men, women and children. The event featured a nonreligious,...