Web
	Analytics Made Easy - StatCounter
Rasa News Agency - Problems facing the transportation of pilgrims during Arba’in must be solved
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Time : Saturday, November 3, 2018
News ID: 441316
 
Karbala Friday Prayer Leader:‎
Problems facing the transportation of pilgrims during Arba’in must be solved
Rasa – Hujjat al-Islam al-Safi appreciated the officials for their efforts during the recent ‎Arba’in pilgrimage and stressed the problems encountered in the transportation of pilgrims ‎must be solved.‎

RNA – During his Friday prayer sermon delivered to a large crowd of believers and mourners ‎at the Holy Shrine of Imam al-Husayn in the Iraqi city of Karbala, Hujjat al-Islam Sayyid ‎Ahmad al-Safi offered thanks and appreciation to all the officials, in both the public and ‎private sectors‎, whose efforts contributed to the success of the Arba’in al-Husayn ‎pilgrimage, which reached its peak on October 30th. ‎

 

The representative of Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani added that this year, five axes ‎were added to the two axes of last year to attend the holy city of Karbala and said, “We ‎thank and appreciate all the people who were active in different parts of the world and ‎ended in Karbala.”‎

 

He referred to the announcement of the number of pilgrims present in Karbala and said, “To ‎count the number of pilgrims entering the holy city of Karbala, cameras were installed from ‎the 7th of Safar [October 17th] until 12:00 am on the 20th of Safar [October 30th] and ‎observed and counted the number of pilgrims. This is while many pilgrims were present both ‎before and after these dates to attend the Arba’in pilgrimage.” ‎

 

Hujjat al-Islam al-Safi added that this year, more than 15 million Iraqi and foreign pilgrims ‎arrived in the holy city of Karbala to attend the Arba’in pilgrimage.‎

 

The custodian of the Holy Shrine of Hadhrat Abbas called for a solution to the problems in ‎regard to the transportation of the pilgrims and stated, “Unfortunately, during all [large] ‎gatherings there is a problem with the transportation of pilgrims and there must be serious ‎and necessary measures made in this regard.” ‎

 

He stated, “Serving the pilgrims and providing them with all their needs is one of the unique ‎and excellent features of the Iraqi people. That the pilgrims were able to take care of their ‎affairs without any incident or problem, indicates their vigilance and sincerity.”‎

 

Hujjat al-Islam al-Safi praised the mawkibs [booths which give out free food, beverages, ‎places to sleep and other necessities] because of the importance they gave to the cleaning ‎the pathways and called for increased efforts in this regard.‎

 

It must be noted that Arba’in marks forty days after the Day of Ashura, the day Imam al-‎Husayn ibn Ali, the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson, was martyred in the Battle of Karbala in ‎‎680 CE. ‎

 

On the day of Arba’in, the Shi’ah faithful traditionally walk for several days or longer to reach ‎the Iraqi holy city of Karbala where crowds chant and march around the Holy Shrine of ‎Imam Husayn.

 

Rasa News Agency

 

112/975‎

Share
Send Comment
Name :
E-mail:(Optional)
Comment Text:
Send
Comments
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/11/12/579812/Yemen-Saudi-Arabia-weapon-sales-Khashoggi-murder-war-crimes-media
West not taking real steps toward peace in Yemen
Rasa - Western countries have not taken any real steps to pressure Saudi Arabia to put an end to its military aggression against Yemen after the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, s...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
http://en.farsnews.com/imgrep.aspx?nn=13970820000522
Female Protest in Sana'a against Saudi, US War in Yemen
Rasa - Yemeni women donate money to support military and popular committee forces in the fight against the Saudi-led coalition during a protest in Sana’a, Yemen.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/11/11/579772/Israel-assassination-Hamas-commanders-Gaza
Israel assassinates Hamas commanders in sting operation
Rasa - Israeli special forces infiltrate the Gaza Strip, assassinating a top Hamas commander, while subsequent Israeli airstrikes kill five others, including another commander with the Palestinian res...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
http://en.farsnews.com/imgrep.aspx?nn=13970820000556
Protest against Saudi Arabia in Brussels
Rasa - Activists in Brussels, Belgium, staged a protest against Saudi Arabia's crimes against humanity and war crimes in its ongoing assault on Yemen.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/11/11/579769/Khashoggi-killing-Saudi-plan-to-assassinate-General-Soleimani
Top Saudis discussed assassinating Iran’s General Soleimani in 2017, sources tell NY Times
Rasa - Saudi Major General Ahmed al-Assiri, who has allegedly been fired over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, took part at a meeting in Riyadh in 2017 that involved plans to assassinate the kingdom’s ...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
http://en.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13970821000317
Army Repels Terrorists' Attacks in Demilitarized Zone in Hama, Idlib Provinces
Rasa - The Damascus Army units exchanged heavy fire with terrorists deployed in the demilitarized zone and warded off their attacks on government forces' positions in Hama and Idlib provinces over the...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/11/11/579764/Barham-Salih-Iraq-Iran-US-sanctions-Kuwait
Good relations with Iran in Iraq’s best interests: Iraqi President
Rasa - Iraq’s newly elected president says it is in his country’s best interests to have “good and stable relations” with Iran, urging the United States to consider Baghdad’s political and economic po...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
http://en.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13970819001019
The Enduring Shame: US Wars Killed 500,000 - and Counting
Rasa - According to a new study by Brown University on the cost in lives of America’s Post-9/11 Wars, in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, between 480,000 and 507,000 people were killed in the course o...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/11/11/579757/Iraqi-Hashd-Shaabi-forces-foil-Daesh-infiltration-attempt-into-Syria
Iraqi Hashd Sha’abi forces foil Daesh infiltration attempt into Syria
Rasa - Pro-government Iraqi fighters from Popular Mobilization Units have successfully managed to thwart an attempt by members of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group to sneak through the desert areas of...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
http://en.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13970820000772
US to Experience Decline under Trump
Rasa - Top Military Aide to the Iranian Supreme Leader Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi said US President Donald Trump is leading his country towards fall due to his unwise decisions and policies.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
http://www.rasanews.ir/detail/news/584791/24
The normalization of relations with the Zionist regime is a betrayal of religion, humanity
Rasa – An association made up of Sunni and Shi'ah scholars declared any normalization of ‎relations with the Zionist regime as a betrayal of religion, the Islamic ummah and humanity.‎
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
http://www.rasanews.ir/detail/News/584950/14 ‎
Ayatollah Nouri criticizes the lack of determination in combating smuggling, ‎narcotics
Rasa – The revered source of emulation explained that nothing can be done with just words ‎and criticized the lack of determination by the officials to solve the problems facing Iran in ‎regard to nar...
Monday, November 12, 2018
https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/11/11/579768/US-Iran-Trump-hook-UAE-israel-plot
US, Israel, Saudi, UAE plotting against Iran
Rasa - The upcoming trip of the US government's highest official on Iran matters to Israel and the United Arab Emirates shows Washington and its regional allies are plotting against Tehran, an America...
Monday, November 12, 2018
https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/11/11/579737/Israel-Gaza-Kerem-Shalom-
Israeli settlers block entry of goods into Gaza
Rasa - Extremist Israeli settlers have blocked a road leading to the main commercial crossing to the besieged Gaza Strip in an attempt to prevent truckloads of basic supplies from entering the Palesti...
Monday, November 12, 2018
https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/11/11/579728/Mosul-Iran-Iraq-terrorists-Qassemi
Terrorists will fail to avenge defeat in Iraq: Iran's Foreign Ministry
Rasa Iran has slammed a recent "inhumane and shameful" terrorist attack in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, saying terrorists will fail to take revenge for their defeat against the Iraqi government a...
Monday, November 12, 2018
http://en.farsnews.com/imgrep.aspx?nn=13970819000561
Palestinians Continue Protests at Israeli-Gaza Border
Rasa - Palestinians continue their protests demanding the right to return to their homeland at the Israel-Gaza border.
Monday, November 12, 2018
https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/11/11/579722/Israeli-forces-shoot-injure-dozens-of-Palestinian-students-in-occupied-West-Bank
Israeli forces shoot, injure dozens of Palestinian students in occupied West Bank
Rasa - Dozens of Palestinian students have sustained gunshot wounds and several others suffered tear gas inhalation when Israeli military forces stormed a school in the central part of the occupied We...
Monday, November 12, 2018
http://en.farsnews.com/imgrep.aspx?nn=13970819000580
Bahrainis Protesters in Solidarity with Sheikh Ali Salman
Rasa - Bahraini people from all walks of life poured into the streets in various cities of the Persian Gulf country to condemn a life sentence handed to prominent opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman a...
Monday, November 12, 2018
https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/11/11/579727/France-anniversary-World-War-I-armistice-war-NATO-crisis
West has no interest in establishing peace around world: Commentator
Rasa - Western leaders have no interest in establishing peace around the world despite what they claim, says a commentator.
Monday, November 12, 2018
http://en.farsnews.com/imgrep.aspx?nn=13970819000551
One Killed, Several Injured As Israeli Forces Fire on Protesters
Rasa - One man was martyred and 37 Palestinian demonstrators were injured by live gunshots in the clashes with Israeli soldiers stationed on the border between Eastern Gaza Strip and Israel.