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Your Daily Muslim: Ali al-Husayni al-Sistani

Your Daily Muslim: Ali al-Husayni al-Sistani

Getting old must be difficult, especially if you’ve never been able to enjoy anything in life. It would probably make a person incredibly foul and bitter… like Iraqi Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Husayni al-Sistani. A strict Muslim regarded as one of Iraq’s highest religious authorities, 82-year-old al-Sistani’s sole purpose in life at this point seems to […]

Your Daily Muslim: Yasser al-Habib

Your Daily Muslim: Yasser al-Habib

What wears glasses, is stuck in the seventh century, and is gayer than the child of Elton John and Ellen DeGeneres? If you guessed UK-based Kuwaiti cleric Yasser al-Habib, you’d be correct. al-Habib is a Shia Islamic cleric whose speeches are viewed as particularly arousing by some members of his congregation. When not getting his […]