11 May 2016 15:08
Millions of pilgrims are descending on Iraq's holy city of Karbala to celebrate the birthday anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam and the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
People from Iraqi cities as well as Lebanon, Pakistan and Iran are gathering for the occasion, defying terrorists who have frequently targeted such events.
Mahmoud Swaidan, a Lebanese Quran reciter from southern...
3 February 2016 23:03
31 December 2015 13:27
More than 26 million pilgrims participated in the mourning rituals of Arbaeen in Iraq.
Millions of Muslims, beating their heads and chests in mourning, have packed the Iraqi city of Karbala for the culmination of one of the world's largest religious events.
The faithful have for days been streaming through the golden-domed mausoleum of Imam Hussein, Prophet Muhammad's grandson, who was killed...
7 December 2015 13:39
The Iranian city of Khansar in the central Isfahan Province is getting ready to host the largest gathering of Ta’zieh performers with the aim of commemorating Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shia Imam.
Prominent Persian Passion Play performers from across the country will gather in Khansar’s Abolfazl (AS) Hussainiyah to mark Arbaeen, the 40th day after martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS).
Abolfazl (AS) Hussainiyah can...
4 December 2015 14:16
More than 26 million pilgrims are taking part in the mourning rituals of Arba’een in Iraq, Transport Minister Baqir Jabr al-Zubeidi says.
Zubeidi said the number of pilgrims is on course to hit 27 million on the culmination of the grand event on Friday. Some 60 percent of the pilgrims are women, according to the Iraqi minister.
Arba’een rituals take place in Karbala and mark the...
3 December 2015 23:23
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3 December 2015 23:12
The Holy March in Karbala will İnshAllah open the doors of the Holy City Quds!
3 December 2015 10:14
A massive number of mourners gathered today in Shah Cheragh shrine of Shiraz to honor the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein (AS).
3 December 2015 9:24
Millions of people from across the world are in the holy Iraqi city of Karbala to attend mourning rituals on Arba’een, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia Imam, Imam Hussein.
The ceremonies are taking place in Karbala on Thursday amid heavy troop deployment to protect pilgrims against terrorist attacks.
Many of the black-clad mourners have reached the city...
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