12 May 2019 - 04:41
News ID: 444852
Lahore Friday Prayer Leader:‎
Rasa – Hujjat al-Islam Naqvi stated, “The United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia have united against Shi’ahs with ‎full ‎force. They are besieging Iran and have imposed sanctions and are threatening war. ‎They ‎have sent warships to the Persian Gulf. They are also threatening all those who deal ‎with ‎Iran‎.”‎

RNA – In his Friday prayer sermon delivered to a large and fervent crowd of believers in ‎‎the‎ ‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎Pakistani city of Lahore, Hujjat al-Islam Sayyed Jawad ‎Naqvi ‎referred to the May 7th suicide ‎attack on the Data Darbar shrine, where Shaykh Ali al-Hujwiri [an 11th-century Iranian Sunni ‎Muslim mystic, theologian, and preacher] is buried, in which about ten people lost their lives ‎and many more were wounded and said, “This attack was a grievous incident in the month ‎of Ramadhan, especially when it is claimed that the back of terrorism has been broken in ‎Pakistan. How can this be said when such incidents have occurred in Baluchistan and now in ‎Punjab – especially in central Lahore where there was a large number of people in and ‎around the shrine?”‎

The principal of Jami’at Urwat ‎‎al-Wuthqa Islamic ‎Seminary in Lahore ‎stated, “I have said this ‎several before – terrorism doesn’t end through statements. Some effective steps have been ‎taken but not enough has been done because the foundations of terrorism haven’t been ‎touched. The structure of terrorism is still intact and until action is taken, terrorism won’t end ‎in Pakistan. The three main roots of terrorism are present in Pakistan. The government is a ‎sponsor of terrorism and the Afghanistan war began and then terrorism began in Pakistan. ‎But whose decision was it to drag Pakistan into that war? Who started the jihadi culture in ‎Pakistan?”‎

He said that the second root of terrorism is support for Takfiri madrassahs, which were ‎created, nurtured and supported by Arab powers to establish them as academies of ‎terrorism in the region and noted, “Intelligence agencies have mentioned that 47 members of ‎parliament are supporters of terrorism. The chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party [Bilawal ‎Bhutto Zardari] has openly and repeatedly said in front of the media that some members of ‎parliament ‎are supporters of banned terrorist organizations.”‎

Hujjat al-Islam Naqvi added that the third root of terrorism is the influx of Arab funds and ‎said, “Three countries have invested in promoting terrorism in Pakistan and all three are still ‎giving financial assistance – Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates are openly ‎spending money in Pakistan.”‎

In other news, the Pakistani scholar said, “A new conspiracy has started against Shi’ah ‎Muslims. Arab powers, including Saudi Arabia, have given promises of large cash aid ‎packages and now Qatar has given free aid to Pakistan. This aid hasn’t been given in love of ‎Pakistan but rather, they want the Pakistani government and organizations to do their ‎desired work. What’s happening across the world against Shi’ahs this is part of an ‎atmosphere and a dangerous conspiracy being created against Shi’ahs.” ‎

He stated, “The United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia have united against Shi’ahs with full ‎force. They are besieging Iran and have imposed sanctions and are threatening war. They ‎have sent warships to the Persian Gulf. They are also threatening all those who deal with ‎Iran. Such severe pressure has been imposed on Iran in hopes that the Iranian people will ‎rebel against their government and overthrow it. They want to end the country’s missile ‎systems, destroy its oil production and have declared the IRGC as a terrorist organization. ‎The revolutionary leadership of Iran is prepared to confront all of them and they are doing ‎this even though there are economic issues inside the country but they are handling all ‎fronts.”‎

He stressed that the American government wants to destroy the system of Wilayat al-Faqih ‎‎[Guardianship of the Jurisprudent] and the Zionists are against the Islamic Revolution and ‎Saudi Arabia is against Shi’ism. All three of these powers have the same vision. The Zionists ‎have been struck with hard blows due to the Islamic Revolution ‎and therefore, want to ‎destroy the Islamic Revolution. Saudi Arabia wants the base of Shi’ism in Iran to end. They ‎say that Shi’ism has strengthened globally due to the Islamic Revolution ‎and this is true. ‎Even in those countries where Shi’ahs have historically been quietists, such as Bahrain, they ‎have raised their voices. The Bahraini people are rising up and the Al Khalifah regime is ‎attacking it’s Shi’ah majority severely.‎

Hujjat al-Islam Naqvi ‎said, “The United States is creating a front against Iran and is also ‎provoking Pakistan so they won’t engage in trade with Iran over gas and oil. If Pakistan and ‎Iran can create a forum then many issues of Pakistan can be solved. By using their ‎potentials, the common problems of both sides can be solved but the United States and the ‎Arab nations are a barrier between them. The United States is creating a front against Iran ‎by engaging in an alliance with various countries, including China.” ‎



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