posted tages with "Iraq"

Protesters have to counter rioters as violence hinders true reforms

Protesters have to counter rioters as violence hinders true reforms

Iraq's top cleric has said that violence and chaos will only hinder true reforms as demanded by ongoing anti-corruption and economic protesters in Iraq, calling on demonstrators to counter violent rioters. RNA - Addressing worshipers during Friday prayers in the holy city of Karbala, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani said protests are effective in hastening needed...

Karbala Friday prayer leader warns of enemy plot seeking to create civil strife, bring back ‎‎‘era of dictatorship’‎

Karbala Friday prayer leader warns of enemy plot seeking to create civil strife, bring back ‎‎‘era of dictatorship’‎

Hujjat al-Islam al-Karbala’i, has warned that enemies of Iraq and affiliated groups in the ‎country are plotting to create internal strife and bring the country back to the “era of ‎dictatorship”, an apparent reference to the former rule of Saddam Hussein. ‎ RNA – Addressing worshipers during Friday prayers in the holy city of Karbala, Hujjat al-Islam...

The Iraqi people appreciate the Iranians

The Iraqi people appreciate the Iranians

Hujjat al-Islam al-Qubanchi referred to the intervention of the United States in Iraqi internal affairs, said, “The people of this country are grateful to the Iranians.” RNA – In an exclusive interview with Rasa News Agency, Hujjat al-Islam Sayyid Sadruddin al-Qubanchi, the Friday prayer leader of Najaf, referred to the recent demonstrations in Iraq and said,...

Ayatollah Sistani urges lawmakers to restore public faith in electoral process

Ayatollah Sistani urges lawmakers to restore public faith in electoral process

Iraq’s prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has called on legislators to promptly introduce a fair electoral law that would restore people's faith in elections in the wake of weeks of protests in the capital Baghdad and a host of southern cities. RNA - “No one can give the government legitimacy but the people... Passing a law that does not...

Iraq’s protests, good opportunity to meet people’s demands

Iraq’s protests, good opportunity to meet people’s demands

Hujjat al-Islam al-Karbala’i said that the recent protests in the country are a good ‎opportunity for the Iraqi authorities to fulfill the people’s demands.‎ RNA – 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 al-Husayn, Hujjat al-Islam Abdul-Mahdi...

Iraq’s top Shi’ah cleric urges end of bloodshed, warns of civil war

Iraq’s top Shi’ah cleric urges end of bloodshed, warns of civil war

Ayatollah al-Sistani has urged the end of bloodshed in ‎the Arab country, warning of a civil war and chaos after dozens of deaths during the recent ‎wave of protest rallies across Iraq.‎ RNA – Iraq’s top Shi’ah cleric Ayatollah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani has urged the end of bloodshed in ‎the Arab country, warning of a civil war and chaos after dozens of...

Each one of the Arba’in pilgrims are a form of media

Each one of the Arba’in pilgrims are a form of media

Referring to the sedition which was created backed by the enemies in Iraq, Ayatollah Jannati ‎said, “The presence of millions of lovers of Imam al-Husayn from around the world ‎participating in the Arba’in pilgrimage marginalized this sedition.”‎ RNA – Speaking at a meeting of the Guardian Council held on October 23rd, Ayatollah Ahmad ‎Jannati, the...

Arbaeen Rally Nightmare for Enemies of Islam

Arbaeen Rally Nightmare for Enemies of Islam

Tehran’s provisional Friday Prayers leader Hojjatoleslam Mohammad Javad Haj Ali Akbari underlined that the great rally of Arbaeen has become a nightmare for enemies. RNA - Addressing a large and fervent congregation of the people in Tehran on Friday, Hojjatoleslam Haj Ali Akbari said, “As you see they have boycotted the news about Arbaeen while also throwing Iraq...

Top Iraqi Shia cleric urges Baghdad to properly investigate protest deaths

Top Iraqi Shia cleric urges Baghdad to properly investigate protest deaths

Iraq’s most prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has called on the Baghdad government to launch a thorough investigation into the wave of violence during recent protests against corruption, staggering youth unemployment and poor public services, which started in the capital and then spread to other cities. RNA - In a statement read out by his...

Ayatollah Najafi called for immediate attention to the displaced

Ayatollah Najafi called for immediate attention to the displaced

A source of emulation in Najaf maintained that Iraq is grappling with several problems concerning the displaced, and these problems should be soon resolved. According to the correspondent of Rasa News Agency in Najaf Ashraf, Nofel Bahaa Mousavi, the Iraqi Minister of Migration and Displacement visited Ayatollah Sheikh Bashir Najafi, a source of emulation based in...