Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani
The latest news and views about Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, commonly known as Ayatollah Sistani, the top Iraqi Shiite cleric
Iraq’s top Shia authority Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Sistani has issued a statement following the Friday bombing in a mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar that killed a number of Shia Muslim worshippers.
Iraq's most prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani has declared that human patients can receive kidney transplants from pigs.
Iraq’s top Shia authority Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Sistani has issued a fatwa banning Muslims from doing business with companies that support the Israeli regime. Ayatollah Sistani issued the fatwa, which is a religiously binding edict, in response to a question about buying stuff from stores which give part of their profits to Israel.
President Hassan Rouhani has admired senior Iraqi Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani for his major role in creating stability and security in Iraq.
Iraq's prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has condemned US President Donald Trump’s so-called deal of the century on the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict, stating that the “unjust” initiative seeks to legitimize further occupation of Palestinian territories by the Israeli regime.
Iraq's top cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has extended condolences to Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on the martyrdom of top Iranian commander General Qassem Soleimani, who was assassinated in an American drone strike in Iraq.
Iraq’s Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi says he will submit his resignation to the country's parliament following a day of intense bloodshed and in response to a call for a change of leadership by the country’s top Shiite cleric Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani.
The office of Iraq’s prime minister and also the head of the country’s National Wisdom Stream hailed top Shiite Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani’s opposition to the semi-autonomous Kurdish region’s moves for secession from Iraq.
Iraq’s top Shiite cleric Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has advised the country’s security forces against mistreating the ISIS terrorists held as prisoners.
Well-known French newspaper Le Monde has presented Ayatollah Sistani, one of the most important Shiite religious leaders, as a man whose absence will leave a massive void in the crisis-hit Iraq.
The prominent Shiite cleric Ayatollah Ali Sistani says every dawn, in the evening prayer, he prays for elimination of the cruel sanctions against Iran.
The senior Iraqi cleric urges the government to accelerate efforts to take back the cities fallen into the hands of ISIL terrorists.
Political experts size up the latest developments in Iraq after Nouri al-Maliki stepped down in favor of his fellow party member, Haider al-Abadi.
The Italian premier says history will commit Ayatollah Al-Sistani’s benevolent stance to its memory.
Iraqi Shiite Grand Ayatollah has called for unity among all of the country’s political and army factions against the terrorist DAESH.