You may like or dislike the shiite clerical regime of Iran but you will find it difficult to deny their ability to talk straight about some of the most critical socio-political problems of the region.
Iran and Saudi Arabia are the regional cold war players competing for supremacy in the heartland of Islam. Being shii Iran is viewed with bias and unfairly suspected by many sunni intellectuals. The correct approach would be to assess the matter from Islam’s universal view based on Muslims’ real need, which is freedom, independence and brotherhood.
I am reblogging parts of a speech given by the supreme leader of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Khamenei at the international conference of Islamic Awakening held in Teheran on 11/12/2012.
I hope my respected readers will be kind enough to make a few comments on it.
Thanks in advance…
Ayatollah Khamenei the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution met Tuesday morning with hundreds of university professors, outstanding personalities and thinkers participating in the International Conference of Muslim University Professors and Islamic Awakening. Speaking at the meeting, His Eminence referred to the significance of Islamic Awakening and presented an in-depth analysis of the position of Islam, sharia, the conditions of the people in countries which have carried out a revolution and the dangers they face.
The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution stated that if professors, outstanding personalities and intellectuals want to play a crucial role in helping society achieve happiness and salvation, they should show purity, courage, wisdom and diligence and they should not be greedy. He added: “Islamic Awakening and its influence on the Islamic Ummah is a great event which has penetrated the whole world and which has resulted in a number of revolutions and regime change in certain countries.”
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