Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has offered congratulations to world leaders on the occasion of the New Year, wishing all a year full of peace and kindness.
People in Iran and other countries throughout the world mourned on Arbaeen (40th day of mourning for Imam Hossein after he was martyred on the day of Ashoura over 13 centuries ago).
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.