Archive "Scholars"

Western politicians consider attraction of Islam a major threat

Western politicians consider attraction of Islam a major threat

Press Shia Agency – Ayatollah Namazi noted that the attraction and expansion of Islam in the world is a major cause of concern among American and Western politicians and they consider Islam’s influence and progress in the world as a threat to the future of Christianity and Judaism.Press Shia Agency – Speaking during a meeting with the director of the Institute for International Cultural...

Syria to become security belt for Israel if Asad falls

Syria to become security belt for Israel if Asad falls

Press Shia – The representative of Khorasan Razavi in the Assembly of Experts said that if Syria becomes one of the US’ allies, it will provide Israel with strong security by allowing Syria to become a large security belt for the Zionist entity.Press Shia Agency – In an interview with Press Shia News Agency, Ayatollah Hasan Alemi referred to the numerous but inconclusive summits on the...

US seeks to be spokesman of Takfiri terrorists in Syria

US seeks to be spokesman of Takfiri terrorists in Syria

Press Shia Agency – Ayatollah Ka’bi said that at the Syria meeting in Lausanne and afterwards, the US seeks to be the spokesman of the terrorists in order to weaken and destroy Syria’s independence.Press Shia Agency – In an interview with Press Shia Agency News Agency, Ayatollah Abbas Ka’bi referred to Saturday’s meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland in regard to the crisis in...

Salafi  assault on Shi’as breeds sectarianism

Salafi assault on Shi’as breeds sectarianism

Press Shia – Shaykh Muhiyiddin Afifi said, “No Muslim is able to survive Salafis’ Takfirism since they excommunicate every Muslim group and sect, they call anyone other than themselves infidels whereas they are the ones who created most misgivings in Islam.”Press Shia Agency – In an interview with an Egyptian media outlet on Tuesday, October 18, Shaykh Muhiyiddin Afifi, the head of...

Daesh ‘puppets of imperialist powers and Zionists’

Daesh ‘puppets of imperialist powers and Zionists’

Press Shia – The custodian of the Holy Shrine of Imam al-Ridha pointed out that we do not consider the phenomenon of Daesh as a religious or sectarian movement which is connected to Sunni Islam but groups like Daesh are created by the Zionists to spread dissension within the Islamic society, shed the blood of Muslims and defeat the Muslims’ armies. Press Shia – Speaking in Bojnourd at...

US seeks to cover Saudi Arabia’s crimes in Yemen

US seeks to cover Saudi Arabia’s crimes in Yemen

Press Shia Agency – A member of the Supreme Council of the Islamic Seminary of Qom argued that it is possible that the United States’ claim that Houthis launched missiles on a group of American warships in the Red Sea is an attempt to cover up Saudi Arabia’s crimes against Yemen.Press Shia – In an interview, Ayatollah Sayyed Mohammad Gharavi, referred to the disparity in the Saudi war...

Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen ‘desperate insanity’

Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen ‘desperate insanity’

Press Shia – Addressing the Saudi regime, Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi-Shirazi said, “Suppose you could win this war on Yemen and take over their country, would it be possible for you to initiate a government in a country where you have murdered its citizens and destroyed its cities?”Press Shia Agency – Speaking during his jurisprudence course at Qom’s Grand Mosque, Grand Ayatollah...

The elite during Imam Husayn’s period were indifferent towards injustice

The elite during Imam Husayn’s period were indifferent towards injustice

Press Shia – Ayatollah Arafi referred to Imam Husayn’s sermon in Mina and said, “Imam Husayn knew well that the elite and the intellectuals who lived during his period were indifferent towards corruption and injustice in the society and it led to many crises in that era.”Press Shia – Speaking at a meeting with some religious activists in Iranian province of Yazd, Ayatollah Ali-Reza...

Extremist Sunni, Shia movements ‘Western conspiracy against Islam’

Extremist Sunni, Shia movements ‘Western conspiracy against Islam’

Press Shia – Shaykh Maher Hammoud said two streams of radical and extremist Sunnis and Shi’as extremists are seeking to destroy the efforts to create unity between the Sunni and Shi’a schools of thought.Press Shia – In his Friday prayer sermon in Sidon’s al-Quds Mosque, Shaykh Maher Hammoud, the president of the secretary-general of the Union of Resistance Scholars, stressed...

Najaf Friday prayer leader raps Erdoğan’s statements about presence of Turkish troops in Iraq

Najaf Friday prayer leader raps Erdoğan’s statements about presence of Turkish troops in Iraq

Press Shia – Hujjat al-Islam al-Qubanchi condemned the statements of Turkish officials in regard to the presence of their forces on Iraqi territory and said “Through such actions, Turkey has sought to throw stones at the path of liberation of Nineveh Governorate and the city of Mosul.”Press Shia Agency – During his Friday prayer sermon delivered to a large and fervent crowd of...