Tag: Muslim World
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced concerns over the spread of extremist groups who act in the name of Islam, calling on all Muslim governments and scholars to promote unity and present the “true image” of the religion.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stressed that there is “no resemblance” between the religion of most of the Muslim world, including Iran, and what Saudi and Wahhabi clerics preach.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reaffirmed Tehran’s commitment to assisting the Muslim people at their request for any help in the fight against terrorists wherever they happen to be.
Bahrain’s top Shiite cleric Sheikh Issa Qassim and the co-founder of the London-based Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC), Arzu Merali, were jointly granted the International Islamic Human Rights Award 2016 on Wednesday.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei described the issue of Palestine as the prime concern of the Muslim world, saying the world’s arrogant powers, spearheaded by the US, provoke regional conflicts to make Israeli occupation of Palestine fade into oblivion.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan congratulated his Muslim counterparts on Eid al-Fitr, and hoped for restoration of calm and security to the Islamic world in light of unity among Muslim nations.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif condemned a string of terrorist bombings in the Saudi Arabian cities of Qatif, Medina and Jeddah, calling for stronger unity among Muslim nations as the only way to counter terrorism in the Middle East region.
In a congratulatory message ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr, the new Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri prayed for liberation of all Islamic territories from the yoke of occupiers.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Muslims should unite and show to the West that they can fight terrorism and extremism on their own.