SHIA STUDIES

OPINION

The Prominent Figure as al-Sistani’s Potential Successor: al-Irvani

Mushtaq Al-Hilo

The most prominent figure among the candidates for the succession of al-Sistani is al-Irvani.

OPINION

The Mediterranean Route Runs Through the Caravan of the Karbala Captives

Mushtaq Al-Hilo

Even though the project to renovate the caravan route of the Karbala prisoners is ostensibly for religious purposes, it also possesses political, economic, and perhaps expansionist objectives.