Ashura

Machgharah: The Town of Resistance and Martyrs Commemorates Imam Hussein’s Martyrdom

Sondoss Al-Asaad Machghara, Lebanon – Thousands of mourners have gathered from various West Beqaa villages to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shiite Imam and the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), in the Lebanese town of Machgharah, to pledge allegiance to Imam Hussein (AS) and to resonate their firm stance to all the conspirators that no…

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31 die in stampede during Ashura rituals in Iraq

Ministry spokesman Saif al-Badr announced the news in a statement on Tuesday, saying the toll could rise further, as another 100 pilgrims were injured, including 10 in critical condition. Ashura is the 10th day of the lunar month of Muharram and is the day when the third Shia Imam and the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), Imam Hussein (PBUH), and…

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PHOTOS: Leader Ayatollah Khamenei attends a Muharram mourning ceremony on the eve of Ashura

The fourth night of 2019 Muharram mourning ceremony was held on September 9, at the Imam Khomeini Hussainiyeh with Ayatollah Khamenei and senior Iranian officials attending.

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World Muslims Commemorate Ashoura

A large number of Iranian Shiite pilgrims flocked into Karbala, some 110 km South of Baghdad, to commemorate Ashoura day, which marks the death of Imam Hossein (PBUH) who was killed and buried in Karbala in 680 AD. People in Iran and other countries throughout the world mourned on Ashoura, the 10th day of the lunar month of Moharram, the…

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SACRIFICE and VICTORY: Yemenis, Praised by the Holy Prophet (pbuh), Hold Ashura Procession in Saada

The participants chanted slogans of allegiance to Imam Hussein (P), stressing that they would His Path. Yemen has been since March 2015 under brutal aggression by Saudi-led Coalition, in a bid to restore control to fugitive president Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi who is Riyadh’s ally Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis have been killed or injured in the strikes launched by the…

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Thousands of Lebanese attend Tasu’a ceremonies

Mourners paid tribute to the third Shia Imam and the grandson of Prophet Muhammad by listening to sorrowful recitations and eulogies that narrate the events of Karbala. In a speech commemorating the event, leader of the Hezbollah resistance movement said the events of Karbala 14,000 years ago are being relived today. Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah called on the followers of Imam…

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Hindus welcome Muharram mourners with flowers

Indian Hindus welcome the Muharram mourners with flowers to show their respect for Imam Hussein (PBUH) in the city of Amroha.

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Millions commemorate Imam Hussein (PBUH) on martyrdom anniversary

Ashura, the 10th day of the lunar month of Muharram, falls on Tuesday in Iran this year. Dressed in black, Shia Muslims hold mourning rituals to remember Imam Hussein (PBUH), who was martyred along with his 72 companions in the Battle of Karbala, in southern Iraq, in 680 AD after fighting courageously for justice against thousands of soldiers of the…

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Enemy of Islam Nigeria government forces kill 3 mourners on Ashura

The mourners came under attack in cities and towns across four states, including Kaduna in Nigeria’s north, on Tuesday. Reports said three people were killed and many more wounded in the crackdown. Nigerian forces also used tear gas to break up the processions. Witnesses said the capital, Abuja, was put on lockdown, with blocks set up to prevent Ashura mourners from…

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Nasrallah on Ashura Occasion: War on Iran will spell end of ‘israel’, US regional presence

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah made the remarks in a televised speech on Tuesday on the occasion of Ashura, which marks the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam and the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH). He stressed that Hezbollah will not remain neutral in the face of any military aggression against Iran. “We reject any war plans…

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