In this book, the writer, Juan Ricardo Irfan Cole has contributed significantly to our understanding both of Nawabi Awadh (Oudh) and also Twelver (isna Ashari) Shi’ism. His detailed study of the social and...
Yan Kubish, the representative of the UN Secretary General in Iraq, issued an emotional message to the people of Iraq on the occasion of the end of his mission in Iraq and being optimistic about the future...
The Head of the UN Envoy in Iraq Yan Kubish visits Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Sistani, the Supreme Cleric of Iraq, early in Thursday...
Ayatollah Khamenei at the meeting with the Iraq president regarded maintaining and strengthening relations with religious scholars [marja’iyah] as very important and stated: Marinating relations with the clergy, in different stages and...
“In one of the recent meetings of Grand Ayatollah with a crowd of Popular Mobilization Forces, one member said we have peaceful coexistence with our Sunni brothers. In reply, Ayatollah al-Sistani underlined that do use the term Sunni brothers but say they are...
Prophets (as) and Imams (as) are the vivid examples and leaders that true Mu’mins (believers) should practically follow and not just worship. The example of Imam Hussain (as) is the lesson of uprising against tyranny and...
Just as God, exalted is He, has called the believers to Jihad [against the transgressors] and made it one of the pillars of religion, and just as God has privileged the Holy Warriors over those who do not fight [in Jihad], He, noble is His name, has placed certain conditions and...
This article examines the implications of incorporating Islamic law in a modern democratic constitutional context. The new Iraqi constitution's designation of Islamic law as "a source of law" placed the issue of Islamic law's role in new democracies at the...
Appreciate Ayatollah Sistani and Listen to His Advices, said grand ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei to a Group of members of Islamic Supreme council of Iraq...
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the victory over the Daesh terrorist group in Iraq and Syria is tantamount to the defeat of plots to sow division and wage a civil war in the...