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Iraq’s top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani is reportedly opposed to the candidacy of former Iraqi officials for the post of prime minister, according to a source.
The three-month closure of currency exchange offices in the holy city of Qom in central Iran has prompted many ordinary people and even foreign pilgrims to turn to the city’s streets to exchange their money and even earn a livelihood.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has vehemently condemned the assassination of a prominent Afghan Shiite cleric.
Iraq's Sadr Movement which has secured the largest number of seats in Iraq's parliamentary elections says unlike what is widely said by certain states, Iran does not and will not interfere in Iraq's internal affairs.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has strongly denounced the unfair attack on a Shiite mosque in Durban, South Africa.
The popularity of the Friday Prayers Imam of the city of Tabriz in northwestern Iran is on the rise as he continues to show that he is a man with the common touch.
Iranian Ambassador to the United Kingdom Hamid Baeidinejad says the Shirazi cult, whose followers raided the Iranian embassy in London on Friday, is an extremist Shiite group that insults grand Sunni leaders.
The chief commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has hailed the peaceful coexistence among Iranian Shia and Sunni Muslims, saying all plots hatched by enemies to undermine national unity and solidarity in the country have been thwarted.
Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has lauded the peaceful coexistence of Shiite and Sunni Muslims in Iran, describing them as a role model for all Muslims in the world.