Tags Shiite and Sunni
Tag: Shiite and Sunni
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani lashed out at those who slaughter innocent people in the name of Islam, and warned against plots to infiltrate into the minds of young Muslims and recruit them into extremist groups.
The heinous crimes committed by the ISIS terrorist group have brought Muslim people closer to each other.
A grand Mufti of Al Azhar and the former Mufti of Australia believes that the ISIS terrorist group is created by the US and the money provided by some Arab states in the Middle East.
A senior Iranian Sunni cleric said the recent remarks by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei about the need for respecting Sunnis were very pleasing to these Muslims.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani stressed the need for engagement of moderate Sunni activists in the political and administrative structure of Iraq.
In recent elections held inside the new Iranian Parliament, Mohammad-Qassim Osmani, a Kurd Sunni MP, was elected by the lawmakers as a member of the Parliament’s 12-member governing board. Ali Younesi, President Hassan Rouhani’s Adviser on Ethnic and Religious Minorities Affairs, welcomed this move, describing it as an admirable move in line with the administration’s policies on minorities.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force Major General Qassem Soleimani underlined Iran’s peace-seeking nature, saying that the Islamic Republic has never been after adventurist policies in any country, particularly in Sunni Muslim states that have always been under Iran’s protection against terrorism and extremism.
It has been proven to me that anyone who does not recognize a political ruler might be denounced as an unbeliever by ill-wishing scholars close to that ruler, Prince Turki bin Bandar said.
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