Images from Karbala show a sea of pilgrims in the holy city to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein.
The Chief of Staff of the Supreme Leader says IS terrorists and their American and Israeli masters pose the gravest threat to the Muslim faith.
Iraqi officials say they expect the number of pilgrims flocking to the holy city of Karbala for Arba’een to hit 20 million.
Imam Hussein lovers are en route to Karbala, Iraq with some pilgrims being stranded in the roads leading to his holy shrine due to overcrowding.
The Orthodox Bishop of Halab, Yohanna Al-Asher Yazji, has appealed to foreign supporters of terrorists in Syria to end their inhumane acts.
The Rockhampton Mosque in Queensland, Australia opened its doors to visitors of all ages and beliefs on an Open Mosque Day to promote mutual understanding and tolerance.
A disabled Iraqi man sets out, on all fours, on a 300 km trip to attend a Shiite ceremony in Karbala.
A distinguished lecturer at Qom Seminary is to deliver a speech on ‘Respect for difference, diversity and coexistence’ at a global conference on the fight against terrorism in Cairo.
“Islamic scholars are duty-bound to prevent ignorance from spreading to Islamic communities,” said Chairman of the State Expediency Council Hashemi Rafsanjani.
Seyyed Hossein Nasr, a George Washington University professor, credits Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardabili for the independence Iran enjoys today.