Iran expands its soft power with a new Khomeinist religious center in Senegal

Published By ITCT News Desk On : September 21, 2018
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Senegal: The Council of Scholars of Ahl al-Bayt inaugurated a new mosque named Masjid al-Fatima al-Zahraa Mosque and a new Khomeinist religious studies center named the Institute for Islamic Studies in a ceremony attended by a large number of Lebanese and Senegalese citizens in the West African country of Senegal. There were also many Hezbollah-linked figures present in the ceremony.

The ceremony was opened by verses from the Holy Quran, and then the imam of the mosque and the director of the new institute Sheikh Musa Badjan gave a welcoming speech, followed by a number of preachers.

The closing speech was delivered by the Chairman of the Council of Ulama Al Ahlul Al Bayt and the President of the Islamic Social Institution Sheikh Abdul Moneim Al-Zein, who called for the unity among Muslims.

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