المرجع السيستاني:الترحيب بمساعدة اصدقائنا لا يعني غض الطرف عن استقلالنا وهويتنا – al-Sistani in the press: Accepting help from our friends does not mean turning a blind eye to our independence or identity

Original source (Arabic): http://www.sistani.org/arabic/in-news/25048/ Dated: 13-March-2015 Translation starts here: Report from Nun al-Khabarya news agency. Marja’ al-Sistani: Welcoming aid from our friends does not mean turning a blind eye to our independence and identity.   The high representative of the Religious Authority welcomed any assistance from the brothers and friends of Iraq in the fight against

البيانات الصادرة » بيان مكتب سماحة السيد (دام ظـله) حول الانتخابات النيابـية المقبلة – Bayan addressing need to participate in elections for Council of Representatives (al-Sistani)

Original source (Arabic): http://www.sistani.org/arabic/statement/1511/ Dated: 2 – Rabi Al-Awwal 1431 / Tuesday 16 February 2010 C.E Translation starts here: Bayan issued from the Office of His Eminence the Sayyid (long may he live) about the upcoming elections 20 March 2015 Office of Excellency Grand Ayatollah Sayid al-Sistani (long may he live). In the name of God the Merciful.