Jaafari Endowments and Ambiguity Policy: How Many Endowments Left Undocumented?
In a recent statement, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Jaafari Endowments, Yousef bin Saleh Al-Saleh, spoke about documenting 100 properties for the Jaafari Endowments Directorate. Although the title suggested that there were 100 properties whose documents would be received within months, the text revealed something different.
Jaffaria Endowments Decides to Open Matams on Religious Occasions during Month of Ramadan for the Vaccinated
The Jaffaria Endowments Directorate in Bahrain amended its decision regarding the opening of Matams (Shia congregation halls) during the month of Ramadan.
Jaffaria Endowments Announces Opening Matam Halls for Men Only, with 10 people Capacity, Special Arrangements for Commemoration of Imam Ali Martyrdom
The Jaffaria Endowments Directorate in Bahrain announced its decision to limit opening Matams (Shia congregation halls) to men only, allowing no more than 10 people to attend in each hall, including broadcast and administrative staff.
Interior Minister Says He will not Allow Raising Political Slogans in Ashura
Bahraini Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa said that he will not allow raising political slogans in Ashura season.
Jaffari Endowments Chooses Ali Hassan Mahmoud as Vice President
The Jaffari Endowments (Waqf), under the presidency of Yousef Saleh Al-Saleh, chose in its first meeting, following the royal order, Ali Hassan Mahmoud as a vice president.
King Appoints Takfiri Terrorism Supporter to Sunni Endowments Council
Bahrain, along with its allies in the Arab Gulf, claims to combat terrorism and extremist Islamic groups. But, does it really do so?
What Message Does King Want to Send by Dismissing Mohsen Al-Asfour?
Assigning a new board of directors to the Jaffaria Endowments Directorate (Waqf) was not something new, it was a confirmation that King Hamad bin Salman Al Khalifa is pulling the strings in the Endowments Directorate without taking into consideration that it is a religious institution that concerns the Shiite sect.
King Hamad Dismisses President of Jaffaria Endowments after his Conflict with Royal Court
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa dismissed president of the Jaffaria Endowments (Waqf) Directorate Mohsen Al-Asfour after a conflict with the royal court.
Al-Saleh Appointed as Jaffari Endowments President after Al-Saleh, Al-Hajiri Remains President of Sunni Endowments
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued Royal Order 32/2019 restructuring the Sunni and Jaffari endowments councils.
Public Prosecution Detains Custodian of Zahraa Mosque for 7 Days Pending Investigations
Bahrain's public prosecution said on Sunday (March 12, 2017) that it detained the custodian of the Zahraa (as) Mosque in Hamad City for 7 days pending investigations, after he submitted fake notice.
Local Newspaper: Jaffaria Endowments Renames Two Mosques in “A’ali” to “Sheikh Khalaf Al-Asfour” Mosque
The Al-Wasat Bahraini newspaper said that the Jaffaria Endowments (Waqf) renamed two mosques in “A’ali” village to “Sheikh Khalaf Al-Asfour Mosque”.
Jaffaira Endowments Directorate Denies Filing Complaint against Sheikh Al-Masni
The Bahraini Jaffaria Endowments Directorate (Waqf) denied filing a complaint against prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Mohammad Al-Masni.
Lawyer: Jaffaria Endowments Filed Complaint against Sheikh Al-Mansi
Lawyer Jassim Serhan said Jaffaria Endowments filed complaint against Al-Masni at Interior Ministry to prevent him from preaching..
MoI Denies Jaffaria Endowments Claim: We Didn’t Promise to Repair Al-Marzooq Hussainia & Informed Prosecution about Gunfire Incident
Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior denied that it promised the Jaffaria Endowments (Waqf) to repair the damage in Al-Marzooq Hussainia in Al-Sanabis, which was caused by live rounds of bullets fired by an unknown suspect.
Jaffaria Endowments Administration Breaks Into Mosque in Jid Ali & Police Summons Mosque’s Imam
Bahrain Mirror: Active Twitter and Facebook accounts circulated news stating that officials in Isa Town police station have summoned Sheikh Ali Salim, the Imam of the Al-Arbash Mosque, which the police broke into and changed the locks.
Justice Ministry Says Handed over to Jaffaria Endowments 13 Shiite Mosques Demolished by Authorities in 2011
Bahrain Mirror: The Under Secretary of the Bahraini Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs, Fareed Al-Muftah, said that the Jaffaria Endowments (Waqf) was handed over 13 (Shiite mosques) from the last list of places mentioned in the report of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI).
Jaffaria Endowments Criticizes Taking Down Ashura Banners by Security Forces
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s Jaffarian Endowments (Waqf) administration expressed disapproval on Tuesday (October 20, 2015) of the actions of security authorities in Bahrain over the past few days, as security forces took down in a number of villages and towns across the country black Ashura banners.
Bahraini MoI Denies Arrest of Jaffaria Waqf Employee Attempting to Leave Bahrain with Large Amount of Money
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior denied the news of the arrest of an individual attempting to leave the country through Bahrain International Airport with a large amount of money.
Sheikh Ali Rahma Questioned Over Criticizing the Jaffaria Endowments Directorate
Bahrain Mirror: Member of the Ulama Islamic Council, Sheikh Fadhel Al-Zaki, said that the authorities summoned Shiite cleric Sheikh Ali Rahma for questioning over “criticizing the Jaffaria Endowments Directorate.”
Concerns Rise as “Jaffaria” Directorate Installs Surveillance Cameras in Shiite Mosques
Bahrain Mirror: Concerns rise as Bahrain’s Jaffaria Endowments (Waqf) Directorate began installing surveillance cameras in a number of Shiite mosques in coordination with the Ministry of Interior.