The 6th Kirmani-Iraqi Shaykhī leader
Ḥajjī `Sayyid `Ali `Abd Allah al-Mūsāwī al-Ḥifzih
With the assasination of the Vth Kirmani Shaykhi leader Ḥajjī Sarkar Aqa,`Abd al-Riḍā' Khān al-Ibrahīmī (1340-1400/1921-1979) in the wake of the Iranian revolution of 1979 the leadership was transferred (in 1983 ?) out if Iran to Basra (Iraq), though the son of the Kirmani Shaykhi leader was considered the wakil (agent or representative) in Iran (Kirman).
In his al-Shaykhiyya, nasha'āthā wa taṭawwūrhā wa maṣādir dirāsathā nishāti-hā ("Shaykism, its origins, its evolution and the sources for its study") Sayyid Muhammad Ḥasan ibn `Abd al-Rasūl ibn Mashkūr al-Ḥusaynī, al-Ṭāliqānī, al-Najafī. (b. Najaf, 1350/1931 d. ADD), devotes a few paragraphs to Musawi and refers to various of his writings many of which are still in ms.