His Eminence Grand Ayatullah Sayyid al-Hakeem meets with EU delegation

His Eminence Grand Ayatullah Sayyid al-Hakeem meets with EU delegation
His Eminence Grand Ayatullah Sayyid Muhammad Sa’eed al-Hakeem met with a delegation from the European Union, led by Jan Figel, the EU Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion and Belief outside the EU, on Tuesday 9th Jamadi-ul-Ula 1438. Mr Figel reviewed with His Eminence what the EU has presented as humanitarian aid for the Iraqi Popular Mobilisation, while appreciating the role of the Marja’iyyah in the safety and protection of people and their property. His Eminence called the international community for a forceful intervention to fight terrorism who wish to eradicate and destroy all those who do not share their views, and His Eminence made clear that the Marja’iyyah cares greatly in protecting the lives of innocent civilians, women, children and their properties. The delegation was accompanied by the EU ambassador in Baghdad, Patrick Simonnet, who also expressed his gratitude to the religious Marja’iyyah that provided the opportunity for this fruitful meeting.

Day Questions

What is the ruling on smoking shisha or cigarettes just outside the mosques and Islamic places of worship?

It is permissible to smoke in the places adjacent to the mosques and Islamic places of worship.

Is wudhu required to touch the name of Allah that are written in English?

<p style="text-align: left;">Based on an obligatory precaution, it is not permissible to touch the word "Allah" and His other names in any language without wudhu. If the name of "Allah" is written on paper bills then it is permissible to be touched without wudhu.</p>

Can we offer the prayer of Eid-ul-Ghadeer in congregation?

No, it is not offered in congregational.