Iran’s Minister of Power has turned to members of the clergy for advice and support to deal with water shortages and the need for better consumption plans. Senior clergy member Ayatollah Makkarem Shirazi announced that wasting water is “haram” or forbidden in Islam, while Jafar Sobhani recommended Mass Rain prayers. » read more
President Hassan Rohani’s speech to the United Nations has been lauded by senior Revolutionary Guards commanders and members of the clergy in Iran. » read more
Senior members of the Iranian clergy slammed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Ayatollah Larijani, the head of the judiciary, for publicizing their dispute, which they claim “has created tension in society.” » read more
Several senior members of the Iranian clergy have issued condolences for the passing of MirHosein Mousavi’s father, MirEsmail Mousavi. » read more
One day after the attack on Mehdi Karroubi’s home, Iranian parliament reports that the Special Court for the Clergy is considering an order to defrock the opposition leader. » read more
Clergy across Iran used their Friday sermons to spread the idea of a new “international Islam” to be formed under the leadership of Iran’s ruling Islamic jurist, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Jaras reports that all of the country’s Friday Mass prayer leaders contended that the Arab revolts are directly influenced by “the ideals and slogans of the Islamic Revolution” in Iran. They said the promises made by Islamic Republic leaders over the past thirty years are finally being realized with the export of the Islamic Revolution. » read more
Fakhrosadat Mohtashamipour and Fatemeh Maleki, wives of Iranian political prisoners Mostafa Tajzadeh and Mohammad Nourizad wrote to a number of prominent clerical figures condemning the treatment of their husbands by the Islamic Republic and called on the sources of emulation to demand justice for these prisoners. » read more