Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, head of the Islamic Supreme Council in Iraq, was honored to visit Al-Askari (P) Shrine in Samarra and Sayyid Mohammad Shrine in Balad, on Tuesday, December 30, 2014.

His eminence inspected the security forces and the popular crowd on the front lines in Samarra and Balad, commending the victories that have been achieved and that will be added to those in Amerli, Jarf el-Nasr and Baiji.

    His Eminence stressed the need to come all together and unite to face the ISIS criminal gangs, considering them as the cancerous tumor that must be eradicated, and appraising the believers’ compliance with the call of the Marja’ to defend Iraq, with all its components and constituents.

    His eminence reassured the Iraqi people that victories will continue God willing until we reach the purple and complete victory soon when every span of Iraqi land will get purified from the filth of ISIS gangs. He underlined that the progress of operations is reassuring, that steps are confident, military plans are integrated and trust in The Almighty and in the national efforts is big. His eminence assured that the battle will end in less than declared by some international parties, stressing the need to build an Iraq free of violence and extremism, an Iraq that enjoys coexistence, harmony and love and whose components complement one another and sacrifice for the unity of Iraq and Iraqis.


    His eminence also praised the sacrifices and heroic resistance of the citizens of Balad and Dujail to the offenses and assaults that were committed by the ISIS gangs up until the two cities were liberated by the heroes of the security forces and the popular crowd. Furthermore, Sayyid Ammar Al Hakim expressed his joy for seeing the high discipline that the popular crowd heroes have as they preserved the citizens’ money and property and prepared the ground for the return of citizens to their homes and exercise of regular work.