Monthly Archives

July 2016

Commemorations of Imam Sadiq Martyrdom Worldwide

Several Islamic centers and institutions affiliated to the office of the Grand Ayatollah Shirazi held commemoration ceremonies and paid tribute to the sixth Infallible leader, Imam Sadiq on his mournful martyrdom anniversary in different parts of the world. These ceremonies were attended by representatives of the Grand Jurist, large numbers of scholars, and the public groups of people. Speakers at this ceremony talked about the great character of Imam Sadiq, peace be upon him, and the attendees read poems to honor the memory of this great Imam.

Grand Ayatollah Shirazi Office Welcomes Scholars and Students of Islamic Seminaries

The office of the Grand Ayatollah Shirazi in holy Karbala hosted a number of Islamic scholars and religious figures, as well as Islamic students from the Quranic institution of Rasul Azam in Basra. In these gatherings, the members of the Grand Ayatollah Shirazi office talked to these religious figures and Islamic students and learned about their latest activities.

Commemorations of Imam Sadiq Martyrdom at Grand Ayatollah Shirazi Central Office

The central office of the Grand Ayatollah Shirazi held a commemoration ceremony and paid tribute to the sixth Shia leader, Imam Sadiq on his mournful martyrdom anniversary in holy Qom. This ceremony was attended by the Grand Jurist Ayatollah Shirazi, large numbers of scholars, teachers and students of Islamic seminaries, and the public groups of people. Speakers at this ceremony talked about the great character of Imam Sadiq, peace be upon him, and the attendees read poems to honor the memory of this great Imam.

It is noteworthy that this commemoration ceremony was held in Persian and Arabic.

SRW Reports on Violations of Shias’ Rights During July

Shia Rights Watch, a human rights organization affiliated to the office of the Grand Ayatollah Shirazi has released its latest report of the severe violations of human and religious rights of the Shia Muslims during July, 2016. This report uncovers latest terrorist movements and the suppressive measures by state actors against the Shia Muslims in different parts of the world. It is noteworthy that this report relies on solid and verified sources and it will be presented to the public opinion, the human rights foundations, and the media.

Ansar Al-Husayn Brigade Holds Training Camps

The popular military brigade of Ansar Al-Husayn, affiliated to the military branch of Amal Islamic organization in Iraq has held military training camps for the youths, university students, and the students of Islamic seminaries in holy Karbala. The purpose of these trainings is to prepare the youths to defend their country and its sanctities against ISIS terrorists. Courses of Islamic beliefs are also a part of these trainings. Ansar Al-Husayn military brigade was formed after the Islamic verdict by the Grand Ayatollah Shirazi who invited all Iraqi Shias to defend Iraq and its sanctities against terror attacks.

Head of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi Office Visits Summer Courses in Basra

Sheikh Nazar Hasan, the head of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi office in Basra made visits to the summer courses of Islamic rulings, Islamic beliefs, and the recitation of holy Quran in this city. During these visits, the head of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi office was informed of the activities in these courses. It is noteworthy that these courses welcome boys and girls at different ages.

Courses of Islamic Law, Beliefs and Quran in Istanbul, Turkey

Sayyid Shuhada Institution organizes courses of Islamic law, Islamic beliefs, and Quran in the Turkish capital, Istanbul. According to Sheikh Dogan, a representative of the Grand Ayatollah Shirazi in Turkey, these training courses welcome young boys and girls at different ages.

Sayyid Riyadh Hakim Meets Grand Ayatollah Shirazi

Sayyid Riyadh Hakim, the son of the Grand Islamic jurist Ayatollah Sa’eed Hakim in holy Najaf visited the central office of the Grand jurist Ayatollah Shirazi in holy Qom and met with his eminence. In this meeting, the present-day problems of Iraq were discussed. In addition, Mr. Riyadh Hakim delivered the respects of his father, Grand Ayatollah Hakim to the Grand jurist Ayatollah Shirazi.

 

Office of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi Opens in Daikundi, Afghanistan

After nonstop efforts by several religious activists and Islamic scholars, the office of the Grand Ayatollah Shirazi was opened in the province of Daikundi in Afghanistan. The opening ceremony of this office was attended by representatives of the Grand jurist in Kabul, Islamic scholars from Nili town, and several teachers and students of Islamic Seminaries. In the end, the attendees were given some books written by the Grand Ayatollah Shirazi.

Shia Converts in the US Prisons Receive Gifts

Imam Ali Center, a religious and cultural institution in Virginia state in the US, delivered many spiritual and educational gifts to prisoners who had converted to Shia Islam. Sheikh Baqir Nijad, a Shia religious activist directed this program.