Millions converge on Iraq’s Karbala on eve of Arba’een

Pilgrims from around the world continue to converge on the holy Iraqi city of Karbala on the eve of Arba’een, which marks 40 days since the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Imam.

Shias, Sunnis, and people of other faiths from world countries have been on a spiritual sojourn to the Iraqi city — many from Iran and on foot — since almost three weeks ago.

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