Raisi the Former judge , who currently heads the holy shrine of Imam Reza

TEHRAN the leader’s website said : on Thursday Ayatollah Ali Khamenei appointed Iran’s Supreme Leader.

Bahrain Supreme Court upholds one year jail term for Shiite cleric, revokes citizenship

  The Supreme Court in Bahrain stood by its decision to imprison Shiite spiritual leader.

Paramilitaries should be incorporated in Iraqi security bodies: Top Shiite cleric

BAGHDAD: Iraqi Shiite paramilitary groups that fought against Daesh should be incorporated into state security.

Iraqi Shiite cleric urges fighters to disarm after Daesh defeat

BAGHDAD: An influential Iraqi Shiite cleric is urging his fighters to hand state-issued weapons back.