Archive "Scholars"

Islamic scholars ‘pioneers in fighting Takfirism’

Islamic scholars ‘pioneers in fighting Takfirism’

Press Shia Agency – A special meeting was held in the Iranian province of Khorasan Razavi, in which several Sunni and Shi’ah scholars participated. During the meeting clerics discussed origins of Takfirism and the role of Islamic scholars in fighting the Takfiri ideology.Press Shia Agency – The first special meeting on issue of proximity of Islamic sects was held in Taybad, in the...

Islam capable of administering peace in the whole world

Islam capable of administering peace in the whole world

Press Shia – Hujjat al-Islam Moballeghi said. “By considering warfare as a form of obedience to God, Islam wishes to separate this sacred deed from any materialistic or worldly human ambitions, such as taking revenge. Islam aims at concentrating people’s attention to perfection, moralities and virtues in case of war.”Press Shia – In a meeting with some of the foreign figures present...

Judiciary Chief Blasts Remarks by Trump's Advisor against Islam as Sign of Ignorance

Judiciary Chief Blasts Remarks by Trump's Advisor against Islam as Sign of Ignorance

Press Shia Agency - Iran's Judiciary Chief Sadeq Amoli Larijani lambasted the recent comments by US President-elect Donald Trump's national security advisor against Islam, saying such remarks indicate the ignorance of the American statesmen. Press Shia - "These remarks are in line with the vain and old Islamophobia project and merely show the new ignorance ruling the US statesmen,"...

UN has retreated from its claims against Saudi Arabia

UN has retreated from its claims against Saudi Arabia

Press Shia Agency – Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi said that the United Nations has retreated from its claims against Saudi Arabia and claims that Saudi Arabia hasn’t committed any crimes in Yemen due to Saudi hush money.Press Shia Agency – Speaking during his jurisprudence class at Qom’s Grand Mosque, Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem-Shirazi reacted to the extension of the Iran Sanctions...

No Foreign Troops Allowed in Iraq without Baghdad’s Consent

No Foreign Troops Allowed in Iraq without Baghdad’s Consent

Press Shia - Leader of Iraq’s National Alliance Ammar al-Hakim stressed the need for preserving the Arab country’s territorial integrity, saying that deployment of any foreign troops in any place in Iraq must take place with the approval and coordination of the central government.Press Shia - The Iraqi army’s ongoing battle against Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) to liberate the northern city...

Bahraini appeals court confirms Salman’s 9-year sentence

Bahraini appeals court confirms Salman’s 9-year sentence

Press Shia Agency - Bahrain’s appeals court has ruled to uphold a nine-year jail sentence handed down to senior Shia opposition cleric, Sheikh Ali Salman, despite widespread criticism both at home and abroad against his imprisonment. Press Shia Agency - A judicial source said the verdict was issued during a Monday trial session.   On the eve of the trial, hundreds of Bahrainis...

Nigeria relocates Zakzaky, spouse over assassination attempt fears

Nigeria relocates Zakzaky, spouse over assassination attempt fears

Press Shia - The detained leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and his wife have been relocated to an undisclosed safe location amid fears of assassination attempts. Press Shia Agency - According to reports, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and Zeenat were moved to the unnamed detention center in the capital Abuja on Saturday.   In early December, the Abuja division of...

Proximity between sects strategy to strengthen Muslim ummah

Proximity between sects strategy to strengthen Muslim ummah

Press Shia Agency – A member of the Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom noted that “Proximity between sects is a strategic issue that will strengthen the Muslim ummah.”Press Shia Agency – In a meeting with two Lebanese Sunni scholars on Wednesday night, Ayatollah Abbas Ka’bi, a member of the Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom, stressed on the need for unity among Lebanese...

US seeks dominance over Iran's Islamic system

US seeks dominance over Iran's Islamic system

Press Shia – Ayatollah Olama said: “The appeasement of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the case of the nuclear talks with the P5+1 group of countries demonstrates well that the United States seeks dominance over Iran’s Islamic system of government and the Islamic Revolution.”Press Shia Agency – In his Friday prayer sermon in Kermanshah, Ayatollah Mostafa Olama stated that the United...

US not to change its evil goals, methods

US not to change its evil goals, methods

Press Shia – Ayatollah Sa’idi said: “With the renewal of the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) it has become clear that the US will never change its evil goals and methods in relation to the Islamic Republic of Iran.”Press Shia Agency – During his Friday prayer sermon delivered to a large and fervent crowd of believers in Qom’s Qods Prayer Hall, Ayatollah Sayyed Mohammad Sa’idi...