Birth and upbringing
He is Ammar AbdulAziz Muhsin Al-Tabtabai Al-Hakeem, the elder son of AbdulAziz Al-Hakeem “Aziz Iraq” the grandson of Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Muhsen Al-Hakeem "May Allah is pleased with Him”.
Born in Al-Najaf Al-Ashraf in 1971, after the death of his Grandfather Imam Al-Hakeem, World Leader of the Shiite Cult. And His Grandfather from his mother’s side His Eminence the Scholar Sayyid Mohammed Hadi Al-Sadir A prominent religious and social figure. growing up in a religious-political leadership environment had a deep impact on Sayyid Ammar Al-Hakeem’s Personality, and his upbringing was amidst the stage of the escalating conflict between the tyrannical Baath Party’s authority on the one hand, and the Iraqi people and its key powers on the other hand.
The year 1979 was the harshest milestone in the life of Sayyid Ammar Al-Hakeem, who was younger than nine years old at the time. This was the beginning of the journey of estrangement, distance from the homeland, and leaving his study, He did not even complete his third year in the schools of Al-Najaf Al-Ashraf. His family arrived dispersed to Damascus, which was a transit point in the of Sayyid Ammar Al-Hakeem.
Al-Hakim grew up in the atmospheres of Jihad and Migration. From Damascus, his second stop was to be Tehran, where the beginning of the development of the Islamic project and the formation of the political, jihad, and cultural institutions of the Iraqi opposition led by Shaheed Al-Mihrab (Martyr of the Alter), his uncle, Sayyid Mohammad Baqir Al-Hakeem.
In that school, the school of resistant thought, Sayyid Ammar Al-Hakeem began his basic education.
Al-Sayyid Al-Hakeem enrolled in Iranian schools after mastering the Persian language and graduated from it to go to study at the Islamic University in the holy Qom, where he obtained a master's degree in Sharia and Islamic knowledge.
He also continued his religious education in the sacred seminary of Qom and reached the stage of external research, which is an advanced stage in seminary studies.
Sayyid Ammar Al-Hakeem lived closely with his uncle, Sayyid Mohammad Baqir Al-Hakeem since his childhood, and in his youth until he became the young version of that great figure.
On the Jihad level, He was in contact with the Badir Corps forces on the harsh front lines.
The Return to the homeland and Establishment of the Islamic Tableegh Foundation
The most prominent work for which Sayyid Al-Hakeem was officially known was his establishment of a simplified and self-empowered system that later transformed into the largest Iraqi and Islamic cultural institutions and had a wide presence in the United Nations, that is Shaheed Al-Mihrab Foundation, which started in the name of the Islamic Tabligh Foundation.
His great activity in the first and second elections which he won was the victory of the lists of (the United Iraqi Alliance 169) and (the Iraqi National Coalition 555).
He toured the central and southern provinces in the most difficult security conditions, addressing and reminding the people of their grievances and the need to formulate a constitution and form a government from the insides of the absent majority.
In 2007, he held the position of Vice President of the Supreme Council.
Presidency of the Iraqi Islamic Supreme Council
He was elected president of the Supreme Islamic Council of Iraq unanimously in 2009, after the departure of His Eminence Aziz Al-Iraq (May God Sanctify His Secret).
Al-Hakeem succeeded in organizing the internal and external relations of the Supreme Council, turning the Council into a meeting point for the Iraqi political powers. He maintained the international respect that the Supreme Council enjoys and had a close connection and continuous communication with the Iraqi tribes.
Sayyid Ammar Al-Hakeem is considered to be the most political figure directly linked to the masses. In addition to his constant visits and direct contact with the people. He has a weekly cultural gathering in which he deals with political events and national concerns.
He also established Baghdad Diwan, which is considered a dedicated council that includes all segments of society to discuss ways to improve them.
Presidency of the Iraqi National Alliance
On September 5, 2016, he was elected president of the Iraqi National Alliance, the largest parliamentary bloc in the Iraqi Parliament for the 2014-2018 parliamentary session. He immediately formed the leadership of the Iraqi National Alliance to visit delegations headed by representatives of the coalition to visit the provinces of Iraq to see the service and security reality and identify the problems and obstacles that The country's provinces suffer from, for him to promise to follow up with the relevant ministries and institutions. Many of those problems have been solved, and for more information, you can review the archives of the Iraqi National Alliance. In addition, He led the delegation of the National Alliance to visit several countries in the region, most notably Jordan, Kuwait, Iran, Egypt, and Tunisia.
Al-Hakeem has demanded and on more than one occasion, the most recent of which was four months prior to the end of his presidency of the National Alliance Power to elect a new leader to continue his duties fully.
The Foundation and Start of Al-Hikma National Movement
On July 24, 2017, Sayyid Ammar Al-Hakeem announced the Foundation and the Start of Al-Hikma National Movement. And was elected freely as the head of Al-Hikma National Movement in its founding conference which was held on December 1st, 2017.