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    First from right, Seyyed Mojtaba Beheshti leading the prayers. Second from left is Syed Qamar Hassani (also wearing a black turban).
    First from right, Seyyed Mojtaba Beheshti leading the prayers. Second from left is Syed Qamar Hassani (also wearing a black turban).
     
     
     
    First from right, Seyyed Mojtaba Beheshti leading the prayers. Also, Nabi Raza Mir (a.k.a. Nabi Raza Abidi) can be seen in the front row, right behind Seyyed Beheshti.  
    First from right, Seyyed Mojtaba Beheshti leading the prayers. Also, Nabi Raza Mir (a.k.a. Nabi Raza Abidi) can be seen in the front row, right behind Seyyed Beheshti.  
     
     
    MOJTABA BEHESHTI: JAILED & DEPORTED FROM U.S.A. IN 2007
    Seyyed Mojtaba Beheshti giving a lecture at Shia Association of Bay Area (Saba Islamic Center).  
    Seyyed Mojtaba Beheshti giving a lecture at Shia Association of Bay Area (Saba Islamic Center).  
     
     
     
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: From right, the young, the old, and the in-between!  
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: From right, the young, the old, and the in-between!  
     
     
     
     
     
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Mullah Qamar Hassani resting. Hassani is very active in the Northern California prisons, where he preaches and introduces the convicts to Shia Islam. Hassani abandoned engineering, his former profession, to study Shia Islam at the seminaries of Qom, Iran, where he spent six months and completed introductory studies. He was there concurrently with Zaheer ul Hassan Naqvi of Velayat TV USA. Hassani is originally from India.  
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Mullah Qamar Hassani resting. Hassani is very active in the Northern California prisons, where he preaches and introduces the convicts to Shia Islam. Hassani abandoned engineering, his former profession, to study Shia Islam at the seminaries of Qom, Iran, where he spent six months and completed introductory studies. He was there concurrently with Zaheer ul Hassan Naqvi of Velayat TV USA. Hassani is originally from India.  
     
     
     
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    The late senior SABA member Vahid Hosseini (first row from right, front, with the mobile phone on his right side), dinning with fellow Sabaoits. Hosseini served at Shia Association of Bay Area in several capacities, including accountant, cash-handler, director, and eventually president. Hosseini was murdered in 2008 by brigands in downtown San Jose. Al-Fatiha for his soul.  
    The late senior SABA member Vahid Hosseini (first row from right, front, with the mobile phone on his right side), dinning with fellow Sabaoits. Hosseini served at Shia Association of Bay Area in several capacities, including accountant, cash-handler, director, and eventually president. Hosseini was murdered in 2008 by brigands in downtown San Jose. Al-Fatiha for his soul.  
     
     
     
    Bay Area Shia senior citizens enjoying the Ramadan iftar meal at SABA.  
    Bay Area Shia senior citizens enjoying the Ramadan iftar meal at SABA.  
     
     
     
    The SABA trustee Mohammad Rakhshandehroo, third from right, eating. Rakhshandehroo is the number two man at SABA. He is also the Persian top dog within the pro-Iranian regime Khomeinist organization.  
    The SABA trustee Mohammad Rakhshandehroo, third from right, eating. Rakhshandehroo is the number two man at SABA. He is also the Persian top dog within the pro-Iranian regime Khomeinist organization.  
     
     
     
    The attorney Zaheer Zaidi, third from left, during the Iftar meal. Zaidi is an immigration lawyer who practices in both San Jose, CA, and Houston, Texas. Zaidi is a senior member of SABA.  
    The attorney Zaheer Zaidi, third from left, during the Iftar meal. Zaidi, who is also known as Syed Ali Zaheer Zaidi, is an immigration lawyer who practices in both San Jose, CA, and Houston, Texas. Zaidi is a senior member of SABA.  
     
     
     
    Sajjad Mir, the Chairman of SABA, first from right.  
    Sajjad Mir, the Chairman of SABA, first from right.  
     
     
     
    Three members of Shia Association of Bay Area enjoying their Iftar meal while standing.  
    Three members of Shia Association of Bay Area enjoying their Iftar meal while standing.  
     
     
     
    From left, the senior member of Saba Islamic Center Shuja Yezdi standing in prayer. Yezdi functions as a photographer during SABA events.  
    From left, the senior member of Saba Islamic Center Shuja Yezdi standing in prayer. Yezdi functions as a photographer during SABA events.  
     
     
     
    Sajjad Mir, first row, fourth from right, praying. Sajjad Mir is the Chairman of Shia Association of Bay Area (Saba Islamic Center), Vice Chair of the Islamic Council of Northern California (ICNC), and President and CEO of Hastest Solutions, Inc.
    Sajjad Mir, first row, fourth from right, praying. Mir is the Chairman of Shia Association of Bay Area (SABA Islamic Center) , Vice Chair of the Northern California Islamic Council (NCIC), and President and CEO of Hastest Solutions, Inc.  
     
     
     
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    From left, Seyyed Mojtaba Beheshti, Dr. Mohammad Rakhshandehroo, and Mohammad Bashiry.  
    From left, Seyyed Mojtaba Beheshti, Dr. Mohammad Rakhshandehroo, and Mohammad Bashiry.  
     
     
     
    Ali Abbas, front. Abbas has served at SABA in various roles, including president, trustee, director, and advisor. Behind Abbas is Sayed Rizvi who has also served on both the Board of Directors and Board of Trustee at SABA.  
    Ali Abbas, front. Abbas has served at SABA in various roles, including president, trustee, director, and advisor. Behind Abbas is Sayed Rizvi who has also served on both the Board of Directors and Board of Trustee at SABA.  
     
     
     
    Sayed Rizvi, center from center, eating the Iftar meal. Sayed Rizvi a prominent member of Shia Association of Bay Area (Saba Islamic Center). Rizvi is also the president of Pascal Engineering.
    Sayed Rizvi, center from center, eating the Iftar meal. Sayed Rizvi a prominent member of Shia Association of Bay Area (Saba Islamic Center). Rizvi is also the president of Pascal Engineering.  
     
     
     
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    Nabi Raza Mir (a.k.a. Nabi Raza Abidi), right, and Seyyed Mahmoud Sedehi at SABA.  
    Nabi Raza Mir (a.k.a. Nabi Raza Abidi), right, and Seyyed Mahmoud Sedehi at SABA.  
     
     
     
    Shaikh Musharraf Hussaini giving a sermon in Urdu at SABA.  
    Shaikh Musharraf Hussaini giving a sermon in Urdu at SABA.  
     
     
     
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    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Mohammad Rakhshandehroo addressing the Farsi-speaking congregation at SABA.  
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Mohammad Rakhshandehroo addressing the Farsi-speaking congregation at SABA.  
     
     
     
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Akber Kazmi addressing the SABA congregation. Kazmi is a SABA co-founder and a chronic member of the SABA Board of Trustees.
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Akber Kazmi addressing the SABA congregation. Kazmi is a SABA co-founder and a chronic member of the SABA Board of Trustees.  
     
     
     
    The mullah Mojtaba Beheshti, front, reading. Mojtaba likes to be kool and wear his turban beret style. Seated in the back are several senior SABA members, including Chairman Sajjad Mir and the SABA co-founder and long-term trustee Muzaffar
    The mullah Mojtaba Beheshti, front, reading. Mojtaba likes to be kool and wear his turban beret style. Seated in the back are several senior SABA members, including Chairman Sajjad Mir and the SABA co-founder and long-term trustee Muzaffar "Mack" Khan.  
     
     
     
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Nabi Raza talking. Seated are Seyyed Mahmoud Sedehi, right, and Saeid Mohajer.  
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Nabi Raza talking. Seated are Seyyed Mahmoud Sedehi, right, and Saeid Mohajer.  
     
     
     
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Seyyed Mojtaba Beheshti giving a lecture in Farsi.  
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Seyyed Mojtaba Beheshti giving a lecture in Farsi.  
     
     
     
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Seyyed Mojtaba Beheshti, left, with Sam Bazzi.
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Seyyed Mojtaba Beheshti, left, with Sam Bazzi.
     
     
     
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Shaikh Musharraf Hussaini providing a sermon in Urdu.  
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Shaikh Musharraf Hussaini providing a sermon in Urdu.  
     
     
     
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Hossein Falahati, right, and Saeid Mohajer. Falahati has served in various capacities at SABA, including president, trustee, director, and advisor.  
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Hossein Falahati, right, and Saeid Mohajer. Falahati has served in various capacities at SABA, including president, trustee, director, and advisor.  
     
     
     
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Seyyed Mojtaba Beheshti giving a sermon in Persian.  
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Seyyed Mojtaba Beheshti giving a sermon in Persian.  
     
     
     
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Shaikh Musharraf Hussaini giving a sermon in Urdu.  
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Shaikh Musharraf Hussaini giving a sermon in Urdu.  
     
     
     
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: From right, Shaikh Musharraf Hussaini, Nabi Raza Abidi (a.k.a. Nabi Raza Mir), Shuja Yezdi, and Muzaffar Khan: After performing the duties of Laylat al-Qadr and the Fajr prayer.  
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: From right, Shaikh Musharraf Hussaini, Nabi Raza Abidi (a.k.a. Nabi Raza Mir), Shuja Yezdi, and Muzaffar Khan: After performing the duties of Laylat al-Qadr and the Fajr prayer.  
     
    Ramadan at Azakhana-e-Zahra, PBUH:
     
     
    Syed Ali Raza Rizvi of London giving a sermon at Azakhana-e-Zahra, PBUH.  
    Syed Ali Raza Rizvi of London giving a sermon at Azakhana-e-Zahra, PBUH.  
     
     
     
    Inside Azakhana-e-Zahra, PBUH.  
    Inside Azakhana-e-Zahra, PBUH.  
     
     
     
    Inside Azakhana-e-Zahra, PBUH.  
    Inside Azakhana-e-Zahra, PBUH.  
     
     
     
    Inside Azakhana-e-Zahra, PBUH.  
    Inside Azakhana-e-Zahra, PBUH.  
     
     
     
    Syed Ali Raza Rizvi of London giving a sermon at Azakhana-e-Zahra, PBUH.  
    Syed Ali Raza Rizvi of London giving a sermon at Azakhana-e-Zahra, PBUH.  
     
     
     
    Inside Azakhana-e-Zahra, PBUH.  
    Inside Azakhana-e-Zahra, PBUH.  
     
     
     
    Inside Azakhana-e-Zahra, PBUH.  
    Inside Azakhana-e-Zahra, PBUH.  
     
     
     
    Inside Azakhana-e-Zahra, PBUH.  
    Inside Azakhana-e-Zahra, PBUH.  
     
     
     
    Asim Jafri, center of the second row, praying at Azakhana-e-Zahra, PBUH, in Milpitas, California.  
    Asim Jafri, center of the second row, praying at Azakhana-e-Zahra, PBUH, in Milpitas, California.  
     
     
     
    From right, Syed Ali Raza Rizvi of London and Ahmad Rashid Salim.  
    From right, Syed Ali Raza Rizvi of London and Ahmad Rashid Salim.  
     
     
     
    Syed Ali Raza Rizvi of London, right, with Sam Bazzi.
    Syed Ali Raza Rizvi of London, right, with Sam Bazzi.
     
    آخر جمعة في رمضان
     
     
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Sam Bazzi giving a speech at during the Qods Day commemoration in 2004.
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Sam Bazzi giving a speech at during the Qods Day commemoration in 2004.
     
     
     
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Sam Bazzi giving a speech at during the Qods Day commemoration in 2004.
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Sam Bazzi giving a speech at during the Qods Day commemoration in 2004.
     
     
     
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Sam Bazzi giving a speech at during the Qods Day commemoration in 2004.
    Inside Saba Islamic Center: Sam Bazzi giving a speech at during the Qods Day commemoration in 2004.
     
     
    السيد بهشتي يستريح بعد إنتهاء أعمال ليلة العيد
    Seyyed Mojtaba Beheshti resting in an office Inside Saba Islamic Center (Saba Islamic Center) after performing the duties of the Night of Eid there. Beheshti was jailed by Federal authorities in 2007 and subsequently deported from the United States due to his involvement with Green Card fraud.  
    Seyyed Mojtaba Beheshti resting in an office Inside Saba Islamic Center (Saba Islamic Center) after performing the duties of the Night of Eid there. Beheshti was jailed by Federal authorities in 2007 and subsequently deported from the United States due to his involvement with Green Card fraud.  
     
      Meet the Mullahs   إلتقي بالملالي  
    Octagon Nabi Raza Mir ABIDI See Shia mullahs نبي رضا مير عابدي Octagon
    Octagon Syed Abbas AYLEYA See Shia mullahs سيد عباس ايليا Octagon
    Octagon Sheikh Hassan ALLAHYARI See Shia mullahs الشيخ حسن الله ياري Octagon
    Octagon Sheikh Mohsen AMINI See Shia mullahs الشيخ محسن أميني Octagon
    Octagon Sheikh Jowad AL-ANSARI See Shia mullahs الشيخ محمد جواد الأنصاري Octagon
    Octagon Imam Muhammad AL-ASI See Shia mullahs الإمام محمد العاصي Octagon
    Octagon Sheikh Saeed BAHMANPOUR See Shia mullahs الشيخ سعيد بهمنبور Octagon
    Octagon Seyyed Mojtaba BEHESHTI See Shia mullahs السيد مجتبى بهشتي Octagon
    Octagon Sheikh Jaffar Ali FAYYAZ See Shia mullahs الشيخ جعفر علي فياض Octagon
    Octagon Zaheer ul HASSAN See Shia mullahs ظهير الحسن Octagon
    Octagon Shaikh Musharraf HUSSAINI See Shia mullahs الشيخ مشرف حسيني Octagon
    Octagon Sheikh Ahmad IRAVANI See Shia mullahs الشيخ أحمد عرفاني Octagon
    Octagon Sheikh Yaseen ISSA See Shia mullahs الشيخ ياسين عيسى Octagon
    Octagon Sheikh Jamal KENAAN See Shia mullahs الشيخ جمال كنعان Octagon
    Octagon Sheikh Ibrahim KHAZEM See Shia mullahs الشيخ إبراهيم خازم Octagon
    Octagon Sheikh Muhammad KHATOUN See Shia mullahs الشيخ محمد خاتون Octagon
    Octagon Sheikh Ali KOURANI See Shia mullahs الشيخ علي الكوراني Octagon
    Octagon Syed Mudassir Ali Shah MOOSVI See Shia mullahs السيد مدثر علي شاه الموسوي Octagon
    Octagon Syed Fazil MOSAVI See Shia mullahs السيد فاضل الموسوي Octagon
    Octagon Sheikh Mohamad OSSEYRAN See Shia mullahs الشيخ محمد عسيران Octagon
    Octagon Syed Ali Raza RIZVI See Shia mullahs السيد علي رضا رضوي Octagon
    Octagon Sheikh Ali SALEH See Shia mullahs الشيخ علي صالح Octagon
    Octagon Sheikh Adel SARIKHANI See Shia mullahs الشيخ عادل ساريخاني Octagon
    Octagon Seyyed Mahmoud SEDEHI See Shia mullahs السيد محمود سدهي Octagon
    Octagon Syed Ehtisham ZAIDI See Shia mullahs السيد إحتشام زيدي Octagon
     
     
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