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Ashura-one of the holiest days in Shia Islam-Translation of the latest news and views from the Iran newspapers and media

$200m Budget Allocated to American Documentary on Arbaeen

An Oscar-winning American filmmaker is going to make a documentary about the processions of Shiite Muslim people for Arbaeen, the 40th day after martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH).

All that unfolded on Ashura on one canvas (PHOTOS)

My goal was to make those who set their eyes on this painting ponder, says the painter.

A woman shines in a male-dominated job

When my works are sent to experts for evaluation, they find it difficult to believe that such works have been created by a woman, she says.

Candle-light ceremony on Ashura evening in Tehran (PHOTOS)

In the candle-light ceremonies people mourned the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad.

Candle-light ceremony on Ashura evening in northeastern Iran (PHOTOS)

In the candle-light event in Mashhad people mourned the martyrdom of the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad.

Millions of Iranian mourners mark Ashura nationwhide

With heavy hearts, the faithful have come out in their millions across Iran as well as elsewhere in the world to commemorate the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad and third Shia Imam.

Imam Hussein lovers en route to Karbala ahead of Arba’een

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.
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A disabled devotee en-route to Karbala on all fours

A disabled Iraqi man sets out, on all fours, on a 300 km trip to attend a Shiite ceremony in Karbala.
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Shia Muslims hold rituals to mark Karbala tragedy

Millions of Shia Muslims around the world annually commemorate the great tragedy of Karbala with various forms of traditional ceremonies.

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