Thursday, January 27, 2022

Sunni Muslims

Top Sunni Cleric Endorses Ebrahim Raisei for Iran’s Presidential Election

The Sunni Friday prayers leader of the city of Zahedan in the southwestern Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchistan has expressed his support for presidential contender Ebrahim Raisei.

Iran Respects Diversity of Religious, Ethnic Groups in Iraq: FM Zarif

Irannian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has sat down with Leader of the Legitimate Arabic Centre of Iraq Khamis al-Khanjar as well as a host of Sunni representatives of the Iraqi Parliament and other prominent Sunni figures.

Shafe’i Mosque; A Gem of Architecture in Kermanshah

The Shafe’i grand mosque in Iran’s western city of Kermanshah highlights an elegant example of Islamic mosques inspired by the Ottoman architecture.

Devastating Floods Reinforced Shiite-Sunni Unity in Iran

A Sunni clergyman says the devastating floods that hit much of Iran recently was also a blessing as it strengthened unity between Shiites and Sunnis.

Sunni Leaders of Iran’s Kurdistan Condemn Marivan Terrorist Attack

Top Sunni clerics of Iran’s Kurdistan province have strongly condemned the PJAK terrorists’ recent attack on a border checkpoint in Marivan which led to the deaths of 11 IRGC members.

Egypt’s Grand Mufti Bans Purchase of Facebook Likes!

Egypt's Grand Mufti, in yet another bizarre fatwa, has announced that selling Facebook likes is officially haram, for it entails deceiving others into believing your posts/products are more popular than they actually are.

Leader Praises Peaceful Coexistence of Shiite, Sunni Muslims in Iran

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.

Iran Set to Remove Educational Problems of Sunni Students

Iran’s education minister says a committee has been set up to spot and remove the educational problems of Sunni pupils in the country.

Iran Should Pick More Female Ambassadors: MP

An Iranian parliamentarian has urged the Foreign Ministry to designate more women and Sunni ambassadors to other countries.

Sunni Iranians Show Strong Support for Islamic Republic: Top Cleric

A top Iranian cleric says the country’s Sunni community is part of the Iranian nation and spares no effort to defend the country’s territorial integrity as well as dignity and stature.

Enemy bent on shattering Muslim unity: Sunni scholar

Today, efforts to maintain unity are essential and we need to avoid things that might play into the hands of the enemy, said Mowlavi Nazir Ahmad Salami.

Fuelling religious rifts amounts to political ignorance

Unity is what Muslims need most at this juncture and fuelling differences is tantamount to ignorance, former president Hashemi Rafsanjani says.

Iranian Sunni scholars condemn ISIL savagery

Following the horrifying acts of savagery, in Iraq and Syria, by ISIL, Iranian Sunni scholars denounce the terrorist grouping as a Western creation, urging all Muslims to form a united front against it.

Need For Shiite-Sunni Dialogue

An exclusive interview with Mowlavi Abdul Hamid, a senior Iranian Sunni cleric.

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