The Zainabia Center of Michigan, also known as the Ahlebait Association of Michigan, is a Shia mosque located in Walled Lake, Michigan. Its stated mission is “to educate and support the community through education, and arranging the cultural events.” The Zainabia Center has promoted speakers sympathetic to views of Iran and Hezbollah.
The Zainabia Center posts messages from the Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei .
The Zainabia Center has hosted a candlelight vigil and protest in solidarity with Allama Raja Nasir Abbas Jaffri . Jaffri has held meetings with Hezbollah’s Secretary General Syed Hassan Nasrallah, where the discussed their shared goals .
In the past, the Zainabia Center has featured speakers such as extremist Imam, Shaykh Ahmed Haneef . Haneef, has presented a number of shows on Iranian regime-funded television channel, Press TV on ‘anti-Semitism’, in which he and his guest claimed anti-Semitism was not a real form of bigotry against Jews, and, as a term, is utilized for political means .
Extremist Imam, Shaykh Usama Abdulghani has also spoken at the mosque . In 2017, Abdulghani provided a voiceover for a video describing ISIS as a plot of Israel and the West; calls Ayatollah Khamenei “the Leader;” and warns the West that ISIS [their creation] “united the believers” and “led to people being trained” and “ready to rock and roll” – during this warning Hezbollah fighters are being shown marching .
CAIR Michigan director Dawud Walid has spoken at the Zainabia Center to update members of the mosque on Imam Luqmaan Abdullah, Imam of Al-Haqq who was killed in a shootout with FBI agents. The agents were trying to arrest him on charges of conspiracy, receipt of stolen goods, firearms offenses and more .
 GuideStar profile, “Ahle-Bait As Association of Michigan,” https://www.guidestar.org/profile/38-2627157 (Accessed June 6, 2018)
 Zainabia Center of Michigan website, Accessed June 6, 2018, http://www.zainabia.org/v1/index-main.aspx (https://archive.is/O2wax) http://www.zainabia.org/v1/continue.aspx (https://archive.is/uVdS0)
 Twitter Account @mwmpakofficial, ” Protest at Zainabia Center Michigan USA to express Solidarity with @AllamaRajaNasir #HungerStrike #Day10,” Twitter, May 22, 2016, https://archive.is/7Uvx7
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 Twitter Account @awaitedone, “Sheikh Usama Abdulghani will be speaking at Zainabia Center of Michigan nightly from March 27th to March 29th…. http://fb.me/1clonYII9,” March 9, 2014, https://twitter.com/awaitedone/status/442749958106529792 – https://www.instagram.com/p/lVD6YlHJMW/
 IslamicPulse, “ISIS United The Believers | Shaykh Usama Abdulghani | English” Shia TV, May 15, 2017, https://www.shiatv.net/video/839261524
 Halomaster7, “Dawud Walid – Update on Imam Luqmaan Abdullah Shooting,” YouTube, January 7, 2010, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLo6Y0weyro