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Ayatollah Dorri-Najafabadi condemns suicide attack on Kabul Shi’ah mosque

Ayatollah Dorri-Najafabadi condemns suicide attack on Kabul Shi’ah mosque

Press Shia – The representative of Ayatollah Khamenei in Markazi province has issued a message condemning Monday’s suicide attack on a Shi’ah mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul and stressed that the perpetrators should be identified and punished.Press Shia Agency – In a statement, Ayatollah Ghorbanali Dorri-Najafabadi, the representative of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic...

Terrorists to receive punishment on battleground

Terrorists to receive punishment on battleground

Press Shia Agency – Iraq’s top cleric Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani has condemned a recent deadly attack targeting pilgrims near Hillah, saying the perpetrators of the carnage will pay for their crimes on the battleground.Press Shia Agency – Hujjat al-Islam Sayyid Ahmad al-Safi, the religious leader’s representative, cited him as making the remarks on Friday, a day after...

Najaf Friday Prayer leader calls for prosecution of al-Sharq al-Awsat executives

Najaf Friday Prayer leader calls for prosecution of al-Sharq al-Awsat executives

Press Shia Agency – Hujjat al-Islam al-Qubanchi called for the prosecution of executives from the Saudi newspaper al-Sharq al-Awsat on the basis that they published an offensive article against Arba’in pilgrimage and which damaged the honour of Iraqi women.Press Shia Agency – During his Friday prayer sermon delivered to a large and fervent crowd of believers in the Iraqi city of...

Iran to react if US violates JCPOA

Iran to react if US violates JCPOA

Press Shia – Ayatollah Sa’idi said if the US approves the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA), this would definitely violate the JCPOA and Iran will certainly react to such actions.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 referred to this weeks’ Arba’in...

Recent US sanctions violate Iran nuclear deal

Recent US sanctions violate Iran nuclear deal

Press Shia Agency – Ayatollah Seddiqi said that the US Congress’ recent decision to renew sanctions against Iran runs counter to Washington’s commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).Press Shia – In his Friday prayer sermon at the University of Tehran, Ayatollah Kazem Seddiqi took a swipe at the United States for lack of commitment to the JCPOA, a nuclear deal...

Imam Khamenei condoles demise of Ayatollah Mousavi Ardebili

Imam Khamenei condoles demise of Ayatollah Mousavi Ardebili

Press Shia Agency - The Leader of the Islamic Revolution issued a message, wherein he conveyed his condolences on the passing of Ayatollah Hajj Sayyed Abdulkarim Moussavi Ardebili.Press Shia‌ - The following is the full text of that message:  In the Name of God  The noble jurisprudent (faqih) and scholar, Ayatollah Hajj Sayyed Abdulkarim Moussavi Ardebli (May...

Two days of mourning declared in Iran after Ayatollah Mousavi Ardebili passes away

Two days of mourning declared in Iran after Ayatollah Mousavi Ardebili passes away

Press Shia Agency - Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani declared two days of mourning in the country after senior cleric and former head of the Supreme Court Ayatollah Abdul Karim Mousavi Ardebili died on Wednesday. Press Shia‌ - Ayatollah Mousavi Ardebili passed away at the age of 91 at a hospital in Tehran after suffering cardiac and digestive complications.  In a message,...

US extension of ISA clear violation of JCPOA

US extension of ISA clear violation of JCPOA

Press Shia Agency – Ayatollah Rajabi said, “There is no doubt the extension of Iran Sanctions Act by ten years is a violation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and we think the negotiating team itself has also accepted this.”Press Shia Agency – In an interview with Press Shia Agency News Agency, Ayatollah Mahmoud Rajabi, a member of the Society of Seminary Teachers of...

ISIS in hot water thanks to Iran

ISIS in hot water thanks to Iran

Press Shia Agency – Hujjat al-Islam al-Haydari said: "The US, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey have entered the chaos in Syria and have assisted Daesh and if it wasn’t for the likes of Iran and General Qasem Soleymani, commander of the Quds forces, the situation in Syria would be much worse.”Press Shia Agency – Speaking at a conference entitled “Two Thousand Revolutionary...

Arab rulers fear Muslims taking Husayni movement as a model

Arab rulers fear Muslims taking Husayni movement as a model

Press Shia – Hujjat al-Islam Raed al-Sitri said that the stated purpose of such issues by the media and the rulers of Arab countries is to create dissension in the Islamic world and to prevent the spread of the Husayni movement.Press Shia – In an interview with Press Shia News Agency, Hujjat al-Islam Raed al-Sitri, a Bahraini cleric, referred to the Arba’in pilgrimage to the Holy...