Bahá’í World News Service
NEW YORK, 26 October 2016
Farhang Amiri, 63, was stabbed to death by two men outside his home on 26 September
in Yazd, Iran.
QUITO, Ecuador, 21 October 2016
A fundamental reimagining of collective living is needed, said the Baha'i International
Community at a UN conference in Ecuador.
SANTIAGO, Chile, 17 October 2016
As the sun rose behind the Andes, more than 250 people representing various indigenous
populations of South America entered the newly-dedicated...
SANTIAGO, Chile, 16 October 2016
On the second day of the conference marking the opening of the final continental Baha'i
House of Worship, participants reflected on the significance...
SANTIAGO, Chile, 15 October 2016
The vibrant color, music, and splendor of the cultures of South America’s diverse
peoples were on display at the opening of a historic conference...
SANTIAGO, Chile, 13 October 2016
On the outskirts of Santiago, in the foothills of the Andes, an extraordinary event
took place today—the long-anticipated public dedication of...
SANTIAGO, Chile, 12 October 2016
After 14 years, the architect of the Chile Temple reflects on the process.
The dedication of the Baha'i House of Worship taking place in Santiago, Chile, signifies
a historic conclusion to a century-long process of raising...
SANTIAGO, Chile, 11 October 2016
The final newsreel on the construction of the Baha'i House of Worship for South America
has been released as the highly-anticipated dedication...
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 7 October 2016
Africa has a great contribution to make to the future of world civilization, explains
Prof. Techeste Ahderom, representative of the Baha'i International...
SANTIAGO, Chile, 30 September 2016
A surge of excitement and anticipation is palpable among the Baha'i community in Santiago
and abroad as the inauguration of the last of the continental...
WARSAW, Poland, 29 September 2016
Finding a common ground on which to build unity is at the heart of the BIC message
to the OSCE forum in Poland.
CALI, Colombia, 25 September 2016
The Baha’i community of Colombia has released an open letter appealing to all Colombians
to seize an “historic opportunity” and work for the...
BATTAMBANG, Cambodia, 16 September 2016
It has been eight months since construction work started on the local Baha'i House
of Worship in Battambang. Since the groundbreaking in November...
NEW YORK, 6 September 2016
The Baha'i International Community has called on Iran's President, Dr Hassan Rouhani,
to end the severe economic oppression imposed on the Baha'is...
SANA'A, Yemen, 23 August 2016
An extraordinary wave of support by organizations and individuals has kindled hope
in the hearts of the Baha'is of Yemen in the wake of recent...
CHONGON, Ecuador, 11 August 2016
Near Ecuador's southwestern coast lies the town of Chongon. For the past four years,
this small locality has brought together young adults from...
SANTIAGO, Chile, 21 July 2016
A new website for the Baha'i House of Worship in Santiago, Chile, has recently been
launched. The site, which can be accessed at templo.bahai.cl,...
DHAKA, Bangladesh, 17 July 2016
A group of Bangladeshi lawyers have joined the increasing numbers of Muslim intellectuals,
religious leaders, and professionals worldwide who...
BOGOTA, Colombia, 12 July 2016
Approaching a highly anticipated, historic peace agreement in Colombia between the
government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia...