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Working Illegally in Foreign Countries and Lying to Obtain Asylum: Ayatullah Fayyad Answers

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Muhammad Ishaq Fayyad has answered two question about working illegally in foreign countries and lying to receive asylum.  Question: I live in Australia. The government does not allow us to work and my kids work in illegal jobs. Is it Halal to work illegally? Answer: Do not violate the [civil] […]

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Grand Ayatullah Khoei’s Report of His Debate with a Jewish Scholar on the Perpetuity of Qur’an

SHAFAQNA – The deceased, the Great Ayatullah Khoei in his Qur’anic exegesis book titled “Al-Bayan Fi Tafsir al-Quran”, reports a conversation he had with a Jewish scholar, proving the perpetuity of the Qur’an: I had a conversation with one of the Jewish scholars around the claim that “the Jewish religion no longer has any reason […]

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Ayatullah Fayyad: Our Scholars Accept Martyrdom, but Do Not Accept Supports from the State

SHAFAQNA – The great and eminent Ayatullah Ishaq Fayyad, a scholar of religious sciences at the Hawzah of Nadjaf al-Ashraf , and a great reference in juridical issues (Marja’i Taqlid), received us with an incredible cordiality and sincerity in his simple, plain office, and agreed to give an interview for Shafaqna. Below, you can read […]

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Sayyed Jawad Al-Khoei Meets Pope Francis on the Occasion of the Seminar “Violence in the Name of Religion”

SHAFAQNA – Sayyed Jawad Al-Khoei, the head secratary of the Dar al-Ilm institution of Grand Ayatullah Khoei in Najaf and also the founding member of the Council for Interreligious Dialogue from Iraq, participated in an intellectual seminar entitled “Violence in the name of religion” in Rome, organized by the British Institute of Wilton Park in […]