The Mufti of the Imam's office in the province of Sulaymaniyah in
northern Iraq held a memorial service for the martyrdom of Imam Zine al-Abidin
and the master of the saints, Imam Ali bin al-Hussein (PBUH).
Sheikh Hussein Al-Shorawi said: "The commemoration of this
anniversary is a vivid embodiment of a great personality that has given Islam
and Muslims a lot and embodied in them signs of patience and giving in a way we
have never seen before."
He explained the Sheikh adopted during his speech the importance of this
anniversary and its revival in the conscience of the nation is the evidence of
life and survival and extension between nations.
Al-Shorawi continued to say that it is important to know the value of
the deceased Imam Al-Sajjad (PBUH) of high ideals, ethics and lessons that were
the basis for the creation of the nation's spirit and its victory over its
enemies who are entrenched in it from every side even after a while.