Thank God, due to the sincere payers of people and the continued efforts of the medical team, his eminence is recovering and getting better. Therefore, we would like to extend our deepest gratitude to all the people, both from Iran and the other countries, who were concerned for his eminence’s condition and sincerely prayed for his well-being.
The US administration’s recent decision to recognize Jerusalem Al Quds as the capital of Israel is a violation of the UN Security Council resolutions and a violation of all international laws about the Palestinian city. His decision to move the US embassy to Jerusalem Al Quds in six months will cause tremendous and worldwide hatred against the US; all the Muslims of the world and many free-spirited nations and politicians have strongly condemned the decision.
Indeed holding such workshops, with such supreme goals, in the present time and in the place where it is to be held, is considered an invaluable cultural undertaking. Certainly, such undertakings can have a substantial role in the promotion of the School of the Ahl-al-Bayt (ʿa).
Dear brother! I read your speech on temporary marriage; I directly say that your speech was rather astonishing to me and it left me disgruntled and aggrieved, because I never expected you to use such a language with respect to other Islamic schools of thought. Your words were fierce and provocative, while you used to be a proponent of moderation, fairness, and reliance on compelling logic!
The ignominious defeat and downfall of the self-proclaimed Daesh state was an edifying lesson to those who are busy conspiring against the Muslim world and who recruit and send mercenaries from all around the world to destabilize and break up various Muslim countries.We extend our congratulations to the entire world for the downfall of the rootless Daesh state.
Indeed, our people will be even more determined in the fight against the Takfīrī terrorists, and they will not rest until all of these atrocious Takfīrī groups are obliterated from the face of the earth
The rulers of Bahrain have caused a new tragedy, out of their blind allegiance to Saudi Arabia and the United States, by their cowardly raid on the house of the great cleric and scholar, Ayatollah Shaykh Isa Ghāsim. In this raid, they have kidnapped the great Shia cleric, and killed, wounded, and arrested a large number of innocent people. By so doing, the rulers of Bahrain have indeed added another dark page to their dark history, and planted the seeds of hatred and animosity all throughout that country.
The office of Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi hereby announces that his eminence has sent no one to establish his Bithah for this year"s Hajj pilgrimage from Iraq and any such news is completely false. Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi will have not have any representatives, whether from Iraq or Iran, to establish his Bi‘thah during this year’s Hajj pilgrimage.
I ask you and your friends to end your hunger strike as we are worried for your health/we also ask the Pakistani government to properly respond to your demands and to those of the other Pakistani Muslims, as they are legitimate and reasonable demands.
We do commend and admire the deep understanding of the realities of the Muslim world and the astuteness of the Shaykh of al-Azhar. We also stress the fact that not only does this fatwa prevent the massacre of the innocent Muslims, but it will also be a hindrance to the Islamophobia which is being promoted by the westerners, who are either unaware of the reality of Islam or are enemies of Islam.
Expressing his gratitude to all the people due to their vast participation in the Quds Day rallies, Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi stated: “Our people proved today as they always do that they are loyal to the values of Islam and those of the Islamic revolution”.
We hope that the Pakistani authorities quickly intervene and take the necessary measures in order to prevent such irrational things from taking place, since such things can endanger the unity of the Muslims
The issues pertaining to the two Holy Shrines in Mecca and Medina need to be resolved one day; this can be accomplished only when a committee of experienced and skilled individuals regarding the issue of the Hajj pilgrimage is selected by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to superintend the affairs of the two Holy Shrines in Mecca and Medina. In such a case, Saudi Arabia can also have a member in that committee.
We strongly condemn this horrific crime and we have no doubt that these innocent bloods will be avenged. We also believe that this atrocity has been committed as an act of vengeance and to make up for the abject failure of the Saudis in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen.
I have always been optimistic about you and so I hope that you will firmly stand up against this deviation. Such deviations can cause the al- Azhar to fall prey to the evil plots of the enemies of Islam and those of the Wahhabis and Takfiris. The Wahhabis and Takfiris seek only to spread divisiveness among Muslims and so I hope that you will stop them before they can carry out their evil plans and take you away from the path of moderation.
Based on our religious obligations, we feel obligated to advise the government of the Islamic country of Azerbaijan to respect the religious sentiments of their people as well as their religious rights.
I hope that the Muftis of all Muslim countries as well as great Muslim scholars will j o i n us to take effective actions in this regard so as to fulfill their responsibility before Allah the Almighty.فَبَشِّرْ عِبَادِ; الَّذِينَ يَسْتَمِعُونَ الْقَوْلَ فَيَتَّبِعُونَ أَحْسَنَهُ ۚ أُولَٰئِكَ الَّذِينَ هَدَاهُمُ اللَّهُ ۖ وَأُولَٰئِكَ هُمْ أُولُو الْأَلْبَابِ
The ceremony of Arba’een is a valuable treasure for us, for it has protected the grandeur of Islam and that of the Shiite school of thought. Therefore, it must be appreciated as magnificent as possible.
There is no end to the tears of our eyes and the pain in our hearts at this most tragic and heart-rending incident / A qualified and competent council with enough experience has to be given the job of managing the Haramayn in Mecca and Medina.
The duty of all Muslims of the world is that they should refrain from assenting to this humiliation and disgrace, and not to allow the Zionists to occupy the Al-Aqsa Mosque which is the first Qibla of Muslims and they must not leave the Muslims of Palestine alone.
In order to provide religious services for the dear Hajj pilgrims, the office of Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi sends a group of scholars as the representatives of his eminence to his office in Medina every year to answer the religious questions of the Hajj pilgrims and the clergies accompanying them.