Ayatollah Saidi:
Rasa – Ayatollah Saidi said that rather than truly fighting real terrorism, certain countries are the hidden hands of the West in the crises of the Islamic world in order to protect the support of the superpowers.
Rasa - Dozens of demonstrators have taken to the streets in Bahrain to voice their strong determination to press ahead with the peaceful campaign for the establishment of democracy in the Persian Gulf country.
Rasa - People in several cities across Yemen have taken to the streets to condemn incessant Saudi attacks on civilians despite a truce meant for facilitating peace talks.
Abbas Araqchi:
Rasa – Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs denounced the recent stances taken against Tehran and Hezbollah Resistance Movement in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Summit in Turkey, and described them as being detrimental to Muslim unity.
Rasa – Ayatollah Arafi condemned the Western arms race, asking: “Why do fragile arms races exist in the world when there are a billion people suffering from malnutrition and poverty?
Rasa – A teacher in the Islamic Seminary of Qom said that in order to pursue the issue of Takfirism we must pursue it from the perspective of civilization and culture and added that through the media, we can show that the Takfiri phenomenon is not a religious movement.
Rasa – Confusion is the root of Islamophobia. It is easy for anyone to associate a belief system with mainstream events or information, but that association is wrong more often than not.
Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi:
Rasa – Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi said that the “undeniable” root cause of Takfiris and its associated violence, murder and terrorism is Saudi Arabia and this is based on the teachings of Muhammad ibn Abdul-Wahhab.
Rasa – Prominent Egyptian Quran reciter Shaykh al-Tantawi criticized his country’s Ministry of Endowments for not inviting Iran to Egypt’s international Quran competition.