Press Shia Agency – Hujjat al-Islam al-Qubanchi called the House of Saud a “terrorist regime” because of ‎its destruction of the burial places of the Infallible Imams, animosity to the Ahlul-Bayt and its ‎arrest and execution of innocent and believing people.‎


Press Shia Agency – During his Friday prayer sermon delivered to a large and fervent crowd of believers in ‎the Iraqi holy city of Najaf’s al-Fatimiyah al-Kubra Husayniyah, Hujjat al-Islam Sayyid ‎Sadruddin al-Qubanchi expressed hope for the formation of a wholesome government in Iraq ‎and said, “The arrival of a new prime minister [Adil Abdul-Mahdi] is a great opportunity to ‎achieve political victory and national cohesion.”‎


The Iraqi Shi’ah scholar ‎added that rising oil prices and the return of billions of dinars from ‎the era of Saddam Husayn’s former dictatorship are considered factors contributing to the ‎achievement of political victory‏.‏‎ The Iraqi people feel more hopeful about the ‎implementation of the new prime minister’s plans‏.‏


He said, “The start of the walk from the governorates of Basrah and Nineveh in Iraq and ‎from  Mashhad, Iran and from Pakistan is promising the beginning of another miracle in the ‎Arba’in al-Husayn pilgrimage. Believers from different countries, especially the Iraqi people, ‎are ready to hold the most magnificent commemoration.” ‎


Referring to the report of the British human rights organizations in regard to the suicide of ‎‎4,500 young people in the United Kingdom, Hujjat al-Islam al-Qubanchi said, “We advise ‎them to make use of religious scholars and to wear hijab, observe prayer and cleanliness‏.‏‎”‎


His Eminence described the Saudi regime as a terrorist state and said, “The sending of 500 ‎suicide bombers to Iraq, destroying the burial places of the Infallible Imams, animosity to ‎the Ahlul-Bayt, killing believers, arresting and assassinating Jamal Khashoqji and the ‎execution of Hasan Farhan al-Maliki for criticizing the Umayyad dynasty is a clear indication ‎of the terrorism of the Saudi government‏.‏‎”‎


He welcomed the visit of Muhammad al-Halbousi, the speaker of the Iraqi parliament, to ‎Turkey and appreciated him for raising the issue of the country’s water problems and called ‎on local governments to solve the problems of water scarcity before the outbreak of ‎another crisis in the country‏.‏


Hujjat al-Islam al-Qubanchi criticized the employment than 150,000 foreign workers in Basrah ‎governorate and called for the local government to give importance to the employment of ‎the local youth‏.‏


He offered condolences on the martyrdom anniversary of Zayd, the son of Imam Ali, and ‎stated, “The line of the Ahlul-Bayt was pursued in two sections – through academia and ‎jihad.”‎


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