If we solve our differences with the Mullah's of Persia, absent war (not that there's anything wrong with that). Let me put these two article together.
Speaking carefully to avoid directly challenging the Iranian government, he and several fellow merchants suggested that Iraq's Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani holds more spiritual sway because of his lifelong commitment to quietism. That is the school of thought that says Shi'ite leaders should stay out of government, and Sistani has stuck to it despite the great temptation to wade into the chaos of Iraqi politics.
A member of the Iranian delegation said the ban was related to an Al-Jazeera programme which was deemed insulting to Iraq’s Shiite Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani. “It was because Iran’s parliament has ordered a ban on dealing with Al-Jazeera due to its offence to Ayatollah Sistani,” Navid Behrouz told AFP.