Bahá’í World News Service
NEW DELHI, 19 February 2016
India has the largest youth population in the world, a reality that holds both tremendous
promise and potential challenges for the future of...
TANNA, Vanuatu, 4 February 2016
Ten months after Cyclone Pam devastated Vanuatu, the island of Tanna has made remarkable
strides towards recovery.
HAIFA, Israel, 1 February 2016
Efforts to make the official website of the worldwide Baha'i community available in
nine major languages are well under way. Today, the core...
MANAMA, Bahrain, 8 January 2016
The road to peace is long and arduous, but the journey is not in vain. This was among
the main messages offered by Dr. Sawsan El-Hady in talks...
HAIFA, Israel, 2 January 2016
The conference of the Continental Boards of Counsellors, which commenced on 29 December,
came to conclusion earlier today with a message of the...
HAIFA, Israel, 29 December 2015
The Conference of the Continental Boards of Counsellors commenced this morning. Some
80 senior officers of the Baha’i Faith hailing from nearly...
COLLEGE PARK, MARYLAND, United States, 24 December 2015
It is 30 years since the Universal House of Justice released The Promise of World
Peace, a groundbreaking statement addressed to the peoples...
21 December 2015
Ayatollah Abdol-Hamid Masoumi-Tehrani, a senior Muslim cleric in Iran, has courageously
called on his nation's people to uphold a higher standard...
UNITED NATIONS, 18 December 2015
Last month, 20 Baha'is were arrested by the Iranian authorities, which also carried
out a series of coordinated shop closures, affecting some...
PARIS, 14 December 2015
The outcome of last week's UN Conference on Climate Change, known as COP21, which
resulted in an accord signed by 196 nations to reduce greenhouse...
HAIFA, Israel, 27 November 2015
The Baha'i Media Bank, which was originally launched in 2006, has been made available
again. The site provides access to a large collection of...
UNITED NATIONS, 20 November 2015
The UN expressed "serious concern" yesterday over Iran's continuing human rights violations,
affirming that increased engagement with the international...
19 November 2015
The Baha'i community in Iran is facing yet another wave of arrests and shop closures.
In a coordinated attack on the community by Iranian authorities...
BRUSSELS, Belgium, 17 November 2015
Prominent Europeans, including members of parliament, are calling on Iran to end its
economic repression of Baha'is. Among the most prominent...
BATTAMBANG, Cambodia, 15 November 2015
Saturday 14 November witnessed the first groundbreaking for a local Baha'i House of
Worship. Some two hundred community members from the region...
SARAJEVO, Bosnia And Herzegovina, 8 November 2015
Religion is a powerful source of human motivation and society should gain a deeper
understanding of how to benefit from its influence, the Baha'i...
TORONTO, 5 November 2015
The construction of South America's first Baha'i House of Worship has been at the
center of an exhibition in Canada this week. Titled ‘Embodied...
OSLO, Norway, 29 October 2015
Members of Norway's Baha'i community attended a special gathering hosted by the King
and Queen of Norway. Up to 90 representatives from diverse...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, 25 October 2015
Up to 18 faith-based and youth organizations gathered earlier this month, together
with a member of the Malaysian Parliament, for a conference...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands, 23 October 2015
Recognition of the oneness of humankind is critical as the movement of refugees across