The Meeting of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General with His Eminence

The Meeting of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General with His Eminence
2013/11/08

The grand authority, his eminence Sayyid Al-Hakeem (may Allah prolong his life) met on the 4th of Moharram, 1435 with the special representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Mr. Nickolay Mladenov in the Office of his eminence in the Holy city of Najaf.

His eminence stressed on the necessity to expose and condemn the bloody systematic campaign against the followers of the Ahlulbait (peace be upon them) worldwide, and specifically in Iraq in an unprecedented way. It is supported by some regional countries and other countries; where the terrorists are provided with various killing means, political cover and incitement verdicts using public media.

His eminence called the United Nations to act upon its duties and respond to these massive violations as clear examples of genocides and crimes against humanity.

Mr. Nickolay Mladenov promised to convey all of this to the United Nations Secretary General and present it to the Security Council.

Day Questions

Is Dua twassul more powerful if recited after Morning Prayer?

The mentioned supplication is not amongst the supplications that are set to be recited at this time. Yes, some supplication that were reported to be recited in this specific time are in the book of "Mefateeh ul Jinan".

According to Islamic Law can the father of the girl that one wants to marry refuse to give his consent and blessing purely based on the fact that one was not born a Muslim or came from a different ethnic background to them?

It is obligatory on the father of the girl or her paternal grandfather to guard her welfare in accepting the marriage or refusing it. If the guardian in this case sees that the best interests of his daughter is not to marry this person, then he is permitted to refuse.