Huge processions have been held in the Iraqi holy city of Karbala as millions of mourners commemorated Arba’een, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam.
Tehran hosts the Fifth Arba’een International Award. During the closing ceremony, top winners from eleven countries were awarded, and, as always, the annual event was attended by Iranian officials and representatives from across the globe.
The convention “From the Sea to the Killing Place” was held by the office of Ayatollah Hakim in Basra province.
Millions of Iranians are observing Ashura, which marks the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam and the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
Tens of thousands of Shia pilgrims gathered amongst heightened security on Monday (September 9) in Karbala to commemorate Ashura.
People across the world on Monday mourned Tasoua, the 9th day of the lunar month of Moharram, a day before Imam Hossein (PBUH) was martyred in the battle of Karbala 1,300 years ago.
Millions of Iranians are partaking in nationwide processions on Tasu'a, the 9th day of the Muslim month of Muharram, a day before the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, the third Shia imam.
The chairman of the Office for Religious Propagation and Education of Imam Hussain (AS) holy shrine announced that the tenth Congregation of Welcoming the Month of Muharram is going to be held.
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Sayyed Mousavi added, “The Indian government has even arrested some of the seminarians and clerics studying in Iran such that, according the latest statistics we have obtained, about thirty seminarians are in jail and the rest are being pursued or under strict monitoring.”