Held by Iran’s World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought
the second grand summit of Shia and Sunni Sayyids was held in Tehran to
boost solidarity of Shia and Sunni descendents of Prophet Mohammad
(PBUH) and pay tribute to household of the prophet on the eve of the
birth anniversary of Hazrat Zahra (AS), reported Taqrib News Agency
Mohammad Nazemi Ardakani, secretary of the second summit of Sayyids
noted that the move aims to boost solidarity of the Shia and Sunni
communities and foil the hostile plots targeting Muslim nation.
He referred to genealogy of the Sayyids in different countries and
distribution of over eight million descendents of Prophet Mohammad
(PBUH) across the globe.
"Yemen is home to majority of the descendents of Imam Hassan (AS),
second Shia Imam and grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH)” said Nazemi
He expressed regret that the Saudi-based Sayyids, previously among
rulers, are hiding their origins from extremist Wahhabis over concern
for their lives.
Summit for the Sayyids was an initiation of Ayatollah Mohsen Araki,
secretary general of World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of
Thought in line with the major objective of the institute to boost unity
The meeting has hosted representatives of the resistance and Shia, Sunni communities from across Iran.
source: taghrib news