Archive "Scholars"

Prominent Scholars Condemn Sheikh Salman’s Jail Term

Prominent Scholars Condemn Sheikh Salman’s Jail Term

Press Shia Agency - Bahraini scholars have strongly condemned the country’s ruling regime for upholding a nine-year prison sentence against distinguished Shiite cleric and opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman. Press Shia - On Monday, Bahrain’s appeals court ruled to uphold a nine-year prison term imposed on the country's most prominent opposition leader, Shiite cleric Sheikh Ali...

Ayatollah Arafi urges Islamic sects to boost cooperation

Ayatollah Arafi urges Islamic sects to boost cooperation

Press Shia Agency – A delegation from the Chinese Muslim Association paid a visit to al-Mustafa International University in Qom, Iran and met with Ayatollah Arafi.Press Shia – During the meeting, Ayatollah Arafi, head of the Iranian Islamic Seminaries, congratulated them on the auspicious birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad and describing Iran-China ties as very strategic saying,...

Enemies mourning over the liberation of Aleppo

Enemies mourning over the liberation of Aleppo

Press Shia Agency – Ayatollah Hoseyni-Bushehri said that the liberation of Aleppo is the most important news in recent years and added that this news has been reflected on throughout the world and noted that the enemies are in mourning.Press Shia Agency – In his Friday prayer sermon to a large and fervent crowd of believers in Qom’s Qods Prayer Hall, the member of the Supreme...

We should be ashamed of the current situation in the Islamic world

We should be ashamed of the current situation in the Islamic world

Press Shia – Hujjat al-Islam al-Karbala’i said, “On behalf of the current situation in the Islamic world, we should be ashamed to God, the Prophet Muhammad and humanity about our excommunication and suppression of each other.”Press Shia – During his Friday prayer sermon delivered to a large and fervent crowd of believers in the Iraqi holy city of Karbala’s Holy Shrine of Imam...

Aleppo Recapture Does Not Mean End of Terrorism in Syria

Aleppo Recapture Does Not Mean End of Terrorism in Syria

Press Shia - Deputy Secretary General of Lebanese Hezbollah Movement Sheikh Naim Qassem said Thursday that the recent liberation of the northwestern Syrian city of Aleppo from Takfiri militants does not represent the end of terrorism in the Arab country.Press Shia - We should wait until the threat of terrorism is completely contained in Aleppo, Sheikh Qassem said on the sidelines of the 30th...

Anyone who criticizes Al Saud will be severely punished

Anyone who criticizes Al Saud will be severely punished

Press Shia - Hujjat al-Islam Ahmad al-Rajazi said the Saudi government imposes great pressure in order to curb freedom of expression in the kingdom and added that even criticizing Saudi policies on social media networks can be severely punished by the government.Press Shia – Speaking at a conference held at the University of Qom which examined the human rights from the perspective of...

Islamic unity must be practically implemented

Islamic unity must be practically implemented

Press Shia Agency – Molavi Salami said, “We believe and the enemies know that the only path toward victory for the Islamic ummah and the only path toward ending the current crises is through unity.”Press Shia Agency – In an interview with Press Shia Agency News Agency, Molavi Nazir Ahmad Salami, the representative of Sistan and Baluchestan province in the Assembly of Experts, spoke on...

We mustn’t act hastily over violations of JCPOA

We mustn’t act hastily over violations of JCPOA

Press Shia – The revered source of emulation stated that Iran mustn’t act hastily over the US’ violations of the JCPOA but rather we must wait and see if they tear up the agreement or not before making any decision.Press Shia – Speaking during his jurisprudence course at Qom’s Grand Mosque, Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem-Shirazi condemned the United States’ disloyalty in...

HRW urges Nigeria to free Zakzaky, halt suppression of Shia group

HRW urges Nigeria to free Zakzaky, halt suppression of Shia group

Press Shia Agency - Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on Nigeria to end its heavy-handed crackdown on a mainstream Shia group led by Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and release the prominent cleric from prison. Press Shia Agency - In a statement published on Wednesday, the New York-based rights organization said Nigeria should abide by a recent court ruling that ordered the unconditional freedom...

Ayatollah Qabalan condemns terrorist attack on Cairo church

Ayatollah Qabalan condemns terrorist attack on Cairo church

Press Shia – The head of the Supreme Shi’ite Council of Lebanon as well as the Friday prayer leader of Burj al-Barajneh condemned Sunday’s terrorist attack on a Cairo church.Press Shia – Ayatollah Abdul-Amir Qabalan, the vice president of the Supreme Shi’ite Council of Lebanon, condemned Sunday’s terrorist attack on Cairo’s Coptic Cathedral saying, “This is a...