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Muqtada al-Sadr visits Grand Ayatullah Sistani in Najaf

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SHAFAQNA - Alsumaria News : A source close to the leader of the Sadrist movement, Moqtada al-Sadr, said on Wednesday that he has visited the Supreme Religious Authority Ayatullah Ali al-Sistani in the province of Najaf. The source said in…

Biography of Ayatollah Sayed Ali Sistani

SHAFAQNA - Biography of Ayatollah Sayed Ali Sistani

Backbiting (al-ghibah): Grand Ayatullah Sistani's Comprehensive Explanation

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SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatullah Seyyed Ali Sistani has comprehensively responded to a question on backbiting (al-Ghibah). According to Shafaqna, the text of the question and the response of this Shiite religious authority is as follows: Question:…

Ayatollah Sistani's comment on Trumps' Jerusalem decision

SHAFAQNA - Below is a statement from an official in the office of Ayatollah Sistani which was published on their website earlier today: “In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful In response to the decision of the United States…

Advice for the Believing Youth

SHAFAQNA- In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Greetings and salutations to the Grand Marja, Ayatullah al-Uzma al-Sayyid Ali al-Hussaini al-Sistani (may the Almighty grant him a long life). We are a group of youth studying…

Inappropriate Actions During the Months of Muharram and Safar

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SHAFAQNA- The religious authority Grand Ayatullah Seyed Ali al-Sistani has responded to a question about inappropriate actions during the months of Muharram and Safar.   The following is the text of the question: Some of the believers,…

Ayatollah Sistani’s Stance against Separatist Move Lauded

SHAFAQNA - A senior Iranian lawmaker lauded Iraqi Shia source of emulation grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani’s stance against a recently held independence referendum in Iraq’s Kurdish region. Hossein Naqavi Hosseini, the rapporteur of the…

Advices of Ayatollah al-Sistani to the preachers and public speakers regarding the month of Muharram.

SHAFAQNA - Ayatollah al-Sistani has issued a statement addressed to the preachers and public speakers regarding the month of Muharram. The following is a statement from Ayatollah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani addressed to the preachers and public…

The representative of Ayatullah Sistani: "Human principles must be observed even when fighting enemies"

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SHAFAQNA- Pointing to the coming of the month of Muharram, Hojat-ul Islam Sheikh AbdulMahdi Karbalaei, the representative of Ayatullah Sistani, remarked in the sermons of Friday prayers of this week in Karbala, which was held in the courtyard…

Speaking Iraq out of Terrorism and Occupation - How Ayatollah Sistani inspired national resistance

SHAFAQNA - “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Nelson Mandela In the case of Iraq and Iraq’s brilliant victory…

Grand Ayatollah Sistani Extends Condolences on Late Ayatollah Rafsanjani's Demise

SHAFAQNA - In his message addressed to the late Ayatollah Rafsanjani's brother Mohammad Hashemi Rafsanjani, Ayatollah Sistani condoled his family members on the sad occasion. Meanwhile other religious leaders of Najaf including Ayatollah…

The Grand Ayatollah

SHAFAQNA - A documentary looking at the Shia Religious Authority as represented by Grand Ayatollah Sayed Ali al-Sistani in Najaf and the many projects set up by him. The documentary explores were some of the Khumus money is spent - Ahlulbayt:…

Senior cleric stresses Ayatollah Sistani’s support for Christians

SHAFAQNA - Representative of grand Ayatollah Sistani in Iraq visited Anglican Church in France stressing the religious leader’s support for the Christian community. Hujjat-ul-Islam Seyyed Javad Shahrestani, representative of grand Ayatollah…

Clarification on Ayatullah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani’s Opinion on the Practice of Tatbir

SHAFAQNA IN COLLABORATION WITH THE WORLD SHIA FORUM - In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful Clarification on Ayatullah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani’s Opinion on the Practice of Tatbir A clarification about the opinion of His Eminence,…

Who is Ayatollah Ali Sistani? One of Shia Islam's most revered cleric

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SHAFAQNA - For more than half a century, the school of the late Grand Ayatullah Imam Abul-Qassim al-Khu'i has been an undepletable spring that enriched Islamic thought and knowledge. From his school graduated dozens of jurists, clergymen,…

Ayatollah Sistani expressed his “deep sorrow and concern” over the “current escalation of the political conflict” in Iraq

SHAFAQNA - An official sources at the office of Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani - Iraq's most prominent religious cleric, and authority - refuted recent press reports which have claimed Ayatollah Sistani broke away from tradition by actively participating…

Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani’s Doctrine / By Abolfazl Fateh and Catherine Shakdam

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SHAFAQNA - Introduction:  Iraq’s most prominent and senior Shia cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani’s work – the breadth of his knowledge, and the depth of his wisdom when addressing those issues which have plagued Society remain…
Ayatollah Ali Sistani

Iran President to visit Ayatollah Sistani in visit to holy shrines

SHAFAQNA – Sources have confirmed this March 24th, 2016 that Iran President Hassan Rouhani will visit Iraq, and perform an official to the shrines at a time when both Iran and Iraq have discuss bilateral rapprochement, and a common regional…