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Saudi Shia clerics denounce Asharq Awsat’s insulting cartoon of Ayatollah Sistani

Saudi Shia clerics denounce Asharq Awsat’s insulting cartoon of Ayatollah Sistani

A group of Saudi Shia clerics have vehemently condemned the London-based and Riyadh-owned Asharq al-Awsat daily newspaper for insulting Iraq's most prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani. Rasa - “The status … of religious scholars is a matter of consensus among all Islamic doctrines and divine laws, and Islam stresses the need for Muslims to safeguard the standing and...

The importance of studying Imam al-Ridha’s role in the emergence of Islamic sciences

The importance of studying Imam al-Ridha’s role in the emergence of Islamic sciences

The revered source of emulation said, “After extensive research, we realized that the role of ‎the Shi’ah scholars in the emergence and development of Islamic sciences is still obscure to ‎people.”‎ RNA – In his message to the closing ceremony of the International Congress on the Role of ‎the Shi’ah School in the Emergence and Development of Islamic Sciences held in...

Ayatollah al-Sistani’s advice to the Iraqi people regarding the increased number of ‎Coronavirus victims

Ayatollah al-Sistani’s advice to the Iraqi people regarding the increased number of ‎Coronavirus victims

After the increase in the number of people suffering from the Coronavirus in Iraq, the ‎revered source of emulation stressed the need to adhere to health guidelines and to ‎cooperate with the medical and healthcare staff in this regard.‎ RNA – The office of Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani, the supreme authority of Shi’ahs in ‎Iraq, issued a statement to the Iraqi people...

We obey the orders of the seminaries and wilayah

We obey the orders of the seminaries and wilayah

In response to Ayatollah Arafi’s letter to Indian scholars, the head of the Society of ‎Clerics of Maharashtra said, “Your long-standing view on Indian issues is commendable. ‎We obey to the commands of the Islamic Seminaries and wilayah.”‎ RNA – In an exclusive interview with Rasa News Agency, Hujjat al-Islam Sayyed ‎Mohammad-Aslam Rizvi, the president of the Society of...

Bahraini regime deprives imprisoned Shi’ah cleric of urgent surgery

Bahraini regime deprives imprisoned Shi’ah cleric of urgent surgery

Bahraini authorities are reportedly preventing an imprisoned Shi’ah Muslim cleric from ‎receiving appropriate medication and obstinately refusing to allow him to have a much-‎needed surgery.‎ RNA – The family of Shaykh Mirza al-Mahrous has voiced grave concerns over the wellbeing ‎of the ailing cleric after his health condition worsened, and officials at the notorious Jaw...

Letter of Ayatollah Arafi to General Secretary of World ‎Council of Churches

Letter of Ayatollah Arafi to General Secretary of World ‎Council of Churches

Ayatollah Arafi wrote, “True divine leaders have always been and will stand by their ‎commitment to God, to divine ‎prophets, and to humanity... the Islamic Seminaries and its ‎professors, scholars, and students are ‎ready to exchange scientific, cultural and relief ‎experiences, especially in the virtual field.‎”‎ RNA - After the response of World Council of Churches to...

The enemies of Shi’ism are sitting at the table of Wahhabism

The enemies of Shi’ism are sitting at the table of Wahhabism

Ayatollah Alidoust referred to those groups who are opposed to Shi’ism and stated, “These groups are deviant waves who are affiliated to Wahhabism and it’s possible that they may somehow distance themselves but they sit at the table with Wahhabis.” RNA – In an exclusive interview with Rasa News Agency, Ayatollah Abolqasem Alidoust, a member of the Society of Seminary Teachers of...

Islamic World Ummah Assembly offers congratulations on the release of Azerbaijani cleric from prison

Islamic World Ummah Assembly offers congratulations on the release of Azerbaijani cleric from prison

In a statement, the Islamic World Ummah Assembly offered its congratulations on the release of Shaykh Sardar Hacihasanli Babayev, an Azerbaijani Shi’ah cleric, from prison and said supporting the oppressed Shi’ahs of this country is a collective obligation. RNA – Today, in a statement on the release of Shaykh Sardar Hacihasanli Babayev, a member of the Assembly of Clerics of the...

The Islamic Ummah World Assembly offers congratulations on the release of Azerbaijani cleric from prison

The Islamic Ummah World Assembly offers congratulations on the release of Azerbaijani cleric from prison

In a statement, The Islamic Ummah World Assembly offered its congratulations on the release of Shaykh Sardar Hacihasanli Babayev, an Azerbaijani Shi’ah cleric, from prison and said supporting the oppressed Shi’ahs of this country is a collective obligation. RNA – Today, in a statement on the release of Shaykh Sardar Hacihasanli Babayev, a member of the Assembly of Clerics of the...

It’s necessary to pay more attention to Comparative Fiqh in the Islamic Seminaries

It’s necessary to pay more attention to Comparative Fiqh in the Islamic Seminaries

Hujjat al-Islam Shahriyari called for more attention and effort to be paid to Fiqh al-Muqaran (Comparative Fiqh) in the Islamic Seminaries and considered it important to bring Islamic schools of thought closer together. RNA – Hujjat al-Islam Hamid Shahriyari met with Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem-Shirazi, a revered source of emulation, at his office in Qom for a...