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American petrodollars and support have kept Wahhabism up

The revered source of emulation considered Takfiri movements to be the product of the ‎Takfiris and Wahhabis ideology and insisted that they would have disappeared had it not ‎been for American petrodollars and support.‎ RNA – Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem-Shirazi met with members of the Association of ‎Activists Criticizing Wahhabism ...

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The enemies seek to harm the Islamic Revolution through division and dissension

The member of the Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom described the unity and ‎solidary between the seminary and the university systems as one of the factors behind ‎the victory of the Islamic Revolution and said, “Regarding the recent events, the ‎Supreme Leader has prevented further chaos and polarization in ...

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The solve the economic and welfare situation, officials must pay heed to the Supreme ‎Leader’s guidance

Ayatollah Sa’idi said, “The officials must know that the solution to the organization of the ‎economic and welfare situation of the people is to pay heed to the Supreme Leader’s words ‎of guidance.”‎ RNA – In his Friday prayer sermon delivered to a large and fervent crowd of believers ‎‎‎at ...

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No power can persist based on coercion, interference, domination

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the power of the United States is in decline, warning that a power based on domination and interference in other countries’ affairs will not persist. RNA – Ayatollah Khamenei’s remarks were published in several posts on his official Twitter accounts ...

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Jurisprudence and ijtihad rest upon piety

The renowned teacher of jurisprudence in the Islamic Seminary of Qom said, “Many ‎scholars of jurisprudence didn’t achieve anything because they lacked piety but piety ‎alone can’t be enough. For this reason, it’s necessary for the evolution of jurisprudence ‎and ijtihad to include knowledge as well as piety.”‎ RNA – ...

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High turnout in the elections guarantees the authority of the country

RNA – In his Friday prayer sermon to a large and fervent crowd of believers at ‎Qom’s ‎Qods ‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎Prayer Hall, Ayatollah Alireza Arafi referred to the upcoming February 21, 2020 Iranian ‎legislative election and said, “A high turnout in the election will enhance the security and ‎authority of the country ...

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Judiciary Chief Asks Int’l Community to Act against US Ban on Medical Supplies to Iran

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Rayeesi called on the international community to take action against the US sanctions which prevent imports of the Iranian patients’ much needed medication. The US which has failed in all its plots and seditions against Iran, “has adopted other measures, including prevention of imports ...

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Sheikh Qabalan Denounces Smear Campaign against Speaker Nabih Berri

Head of the Higher Shiite Islamic Council in Lebanon, Sheikh Abdul Amir Qabalan, denounced on Monday the smear campaign against the House Speaker Nabih Berri. Sheikh Qabalan stressed that the freedom of speech is protected as long as it does not infringe on the dignity of the clerical and political ...

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Leader Appoints New WFPIST Chief

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei appointed Hojat-ol-Islam Hamid Shahriari as the new secretary general of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought (WFPIST). In a decree on Sunday, the Leader highlighted the forum’s efforts and achievements in promoting unity in ...

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The revolutionary seminaries must respond to the needs of the system through ‎jurisprudence of governance

Hujjat al-Islam Mesbahi-Moqaddam stated that it’s essential that the seminaries to provide ‎answers to the issues and problems of the system and therefore, the dominant view of ‎jurisprudence in the seminaries must be the ‘jurisprudence of governance’ and they must not ‎only engage in individual jurisprudence.” ‎ RNA – In ...

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