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Opinion -
3/11/2021 11:44:00 AM
Taking stock of the Pope’s visit to Iraq

World - Region
3/8/2021 5:01:48 PM
Speaking to journalists on board his plane, the 84-year-old pontiff described Sistani -- one of Shiite Islam's top clerics -- as "a wise man".

World - Region
3/8/2021 2:47:09 PM
The "constructive" trip was made possible thanks to a "calm and secure Iraq", Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said

World - Region
3/6/2021 7:44:05 PM
Sistani "affirmed his concern that Christian citizens should live like all Iraqis in peace and security and with their full constitutional rights"

World - Region
3/6/2021 9:29:56 AM
Francis’s meeting in the holy southern city of Najaf, during a whirlwind and risky tour of Iraq, marked the first time a pope has met with such a senior Shia cleric

World - Region
3/3/2021 9:45:56 AM
Every detail was scrutinized ahead of time in painstaking, behind-the-scenes preparations that touched on everything from shoes to seating arrangements

World - Region
1/28/2021 4:06:29 PM
Louis Sako, patriarch of Iraq's Chaldean Catholic Church, said it would be a 'private visit' between the two religious figures at Sistani's residence in the shrine city of Najaf, 'without formalities.'

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
9/25/2020 9:27:00 AM
Can Ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani live up to the high expectations he has created in backing Iraq’s reform-minded prime minister?

World - Region
9/13/2020 2:04:57 PM
'The parliamentary elections scheduled for next year are of great importance,' said Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, 90, in an online statement after the bilateral meeting

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
3/4/2020 1:55:00 PM
Iraq’s political crisis worsens as PM-designate abandons efforts to form a government

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
1/24/2020 6:16:00 PM
Ayatollah Ali Sistani has been an unlikely saviour of Iraq, and his hospitalisation last week has left many Iraqis concerned about his health and their own future

World - Region
12/27/2019 4:21:03 PM

World - Region
12/24/2019 7:33:33 PM

World - Region
12/20/2019 1:35:56 PM
'We hope that the formation of a new government is not delayed for long,' Sistani said in a speech read out by a representative at a Friday sermon in the Shia holy city of Kerbala

World - Region
12/14/2019 5:01:39 PM

World - Region
11/24/2019 3:16:47 PM
Even the country's top Shia cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, has acknowledged it is time for change -- but the ruling elite begs to differ

World - Region
11/22/2019 11:41:26 AM

World - Region
11/15/2019 5:27:05 PM
'If those in power think that they can evade the benefits of real reform by stalling and procrastination, they are delusional,' Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani said in his weekly sermon

World - Region
11/11/2019 2:08:34 PM
Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, the UN mission chief in the country, said Sistani had welcomed reform recommendations presented to him by the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq

World - Region
11/8/2019 4:02:40 PM

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