Archive "Scholars"

Soft war aimed at making Iranians indifferent

Soft war aimed at making Iranians indifferent

Press Shia – The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei, cautioned that a key objective in the soft war the enemies have waged against Iran is to dissuade people from pursuing the values and undermine their beliefs.Press Shia – The enemy’s purpose in the soft and covert war against Iran is people’s estrangement from resistance, making people...

Just as the enemies were defeated in Iran-Iraq War, they will be defeated in Syria

Just as the enemies were defeated in Iran-Iraq War, they will be defeated in Syria

Press Shia Agency – Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi said those who once supported Saddam are now supporting Daesh in Syria but just as they were defeated in the eight-year long Iran-Iraq War, they will be defeated in Syria, Yemen and Iraq.Press Shia Agency – Speaking at the first congress of the Clerical Defenders of the Holy Shrines held at Qom’s Imam Musa al-Kadhim Seminary, Grand...

Those fighting Daesh are today’s companions of Imam Husayn

Those fighting Daesh are today’s companions of Imam Husayn

Press Shia – Hujjat al-Islam Sayyid Muhammad-Ridha al-Sistani called for the people to give attention to those fighting against Daesh Takfiri forces and noted that they are the modern-day companions of Imam al-Husayn.Press Shia – At the end of his jurisprudence course on the rituals of Hajj in the Iraqi holy city of Najaf, Hujjat al-Islam Sayyid Muhammad-Ridha al-Sistani, the son of Grand...

Karbala Friday prayer leader stresses on respecting and obeying the laws

Karbala Friday prayer leader stresses on respecting and obeying the laws

Press Shia Agency – Hujjat al-Islam al-Safi, the representative of Ayatollah al-Sistani in the Iraqi holy city of Karbala, stressed upon the need to respect the laws of the country and not oppose them. Press Shia Agency – During his Friday prayer sermon delivered to a large and fervent crowd of believers in the Iraqi city of Karbala’s Holy Shrine of Imam al-Husayn, Hujjat...

We cannot ignore political aspects of Ashura

We cannot ignore political aspects of Ashura

Press Shia – Ayatollah Arafi said that the most important message of Ashura is the rejection of secularism and referred to the incorrect ideologies of “London Shi’ism” and “American Islam” and stressed that we cannot ignore the political and revolutionary aspects of Ashura.Press Shia – During his Friday prayer sermon to a large and fervent crowd of believers in Qom’s Qods...

Daesh created by US, Zionist regime

Daesh created by US, Zionist regime

Press Shia – Tehran’s provisional Friday Prayers Leader, Ayatollah Emami-Kashani, underlined that Daesh has been created by Washington and Tel Aviv to pursue their interests in the region. Press Shia Agency – Addressing a large and fervent congregation of the people on the University of Tehran campus on Friday, Ayatollah Mohammad Emami-Kashani said, “Daesh and Takfiri terrorists have...

Seminarians have a duty to engage in promotion of Islam

Seminarians have a duty to engage in promotion of Islam

Press Shia Agency – The renowned source of emulation said after reaching a certain level in their seminary studies and learning religious sciences, seminarians have a duty to engage in the promotion of Islam and not to focus solely on the holy city of Qom. Press Shia Agency – During his jurisprudence class in Qom’s Grand Mosque, Grand Ayatollah Hoseyn Nouri-Hamadani referred to the...

Britain banned Indians from speaking Persian hundreds of years ago

Britain banned Indians from speaking Persian hundreds of years ago

Press Shia Agency – Ayatollah Mahdavi said: "about two hundred years ago, the British entered India and because of their evil, they banned the Persian language to such an extent that now only a few people can speak the Persian language in India."Press Shia Agency – Speaking during a meeting at with officials at Esfahan’s Red Crescent office, Ayatollah Sayyed Abolhasan Mahdavi stated...

Iran ‘an island of security and authority in a turbulent region’

Iran ‘an island of security and authority in a turbulent region’

Press Shia Agency – “The Sacred Defense established Iran, with its brave people and courageous leader, as an island of security and authority in a turbulent region,” the director of the Islamic Seminaries of Iran said.Press Shia – Speaking at a ceremony inaugurating the Hazrat Zahra Mosque in Qom’s Shahrak-e Jehad neighbourhood, Ayatollah Ali-Reza Arafi, the director of the...

The West not familiar with Shi’a jurisprudence

The West not familiar with Shi’a jurisprudence

Press Shia Agency – Dr. Johannes Niehoff-Panagiotidis, the chair of Byzantine Studies at the Free University of Berlin, said, “Unfortunately, with so much propagation on Takfirism and Salafism in the world’s media, the west is not familiar with Shi’a jurisdiction and clerics must work hard to change this situation.”Press Shia – In the opening ceremony for the new academic year...