Days of Allah
6 November 2014 9:00
Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi explained that by abiding by the culture of Ashura, Iran will face no unsolvable problems.
In a lecture at Qom’s Holy Shrine of Lady Fatimah al-Ma’sumah on the sorrowful day of Ashura, Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem-Shirazi explained to the thousands of mourners gathered the most important messages of Imam Husayn’s uprising against the evil and oppressive caliph, Yazid ibn...
6 November 2014 8:58
As the Day of Ashura coincides with the anniversary of US embassy take-over 35 years ago, analyst believes Iranians see the US as Yazid of this era.
November four marks anniversary of US embassy hostage crisis in Iran when university students rampaged into the embassy. 35 years after the event, the date coincides with two major events in Iran and the...
6 November 2014 8:54
Since the first days of the hijri month of Muharram, people from Iran and abroad started their pilgrimage to the Shrine of Imam Reza (AS), the eighth descendant of Imam Ali (AS).
On the day of Ashura, since early morning and despite the rain and cold weather, the groups of 'hey'at' .
Each 'hey'at' forms a group of people who repeat...
5 November 2014 21:20
The Iranian foreign ministry on Wednesday deplored the suicide attack on Shiite mourners in the Northeastern town of Potiskum, Nigeria, and called for the punishment of its perpetrators.
Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham condemned the "inhumane act", and asked the Nigerian government to provide security for religious ceremonies.
She also underlined the necessity for fight against extremism and terrorist actions in different...
5 November 2014 9:16
Millions of Muslims across the globe held mourning ceremonies to mark Ashura, the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hossein (AS), the grandson of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and the third Shia imam.
Mourners in Iran and other countries took to the streets and mosques to honor Ashura, the 10th day of the Islamic lunar month of Muharram.
Meanwhile, millions of Muslims...
5 November 2014 9:15
Muslim Houthis have commemorated Ashura, the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH) in the Yemeni capital Sana’a, Press TV report.
Thousands of Shia Houthis gathered in an indoor stadium in Sana’a on Tuesday to honor Ashura, the 10th day of the lunar month of Muharram, which marks the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia imam.
“We should always remember the...
4 November 2014 23:36
For the first time Hezbollah Special Forces appears on the day of Ashura to protect the public from Takfiri threats !!
4 November 2014 21:57
Millions of Muslims across the world marked on Tuesday Tenth of Muharram anniversary which is that of the martyrdom of the Prophet Mohammad's grandson, Imam Hussein (pbuh).
In Holy Karbala in Iraq, millions of believers marked the occasion amid strict security measures.
Moreover, millions of people in Iran on Tuesday mourned on Ashura.
In Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Afghanistan and Pakistan, the Muslims also...
4 November 2014 21:45
Muslims in the UK hold mourning ceremonies in London to commemorate the Battle of Karbala on Day of Ashura.
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