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How Much Iraqis Spend to Host Arba’een Pilgrims

How Much Iraqis Spend to Host Arba’een Pilgrims

Millions of Shiite pilgrims from around the world annually visit Iraq on Arba’een, the world’s largest religious gathering which marks the fortieth day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS).
2.5m Iranians to Take Part in Arba’een Pilgrimage

2.5m Iranians to Take Part in Arba’een Pilgrimage

About 2.5 million Iranians are expected to take part in this year’s Arba’een pilgrimage, one of the world’s largest religious gatherings, in the holy city of Karbala in Iraq, according to an official.
Iranian Shiite Muslims Set Out on World’s Longest Arba’een Pilgrimage Walk

Iranian Shiite Muslims Set Out on World’s Longest Arba’een Pilgrimage Walk

A huge number of Iranian Shiite Muslims have set out on the world’s longest Arba’een pilgrimage walk to the city of Karbala, 62 miles southwest of Baghdad, after a farewell ceremony was held on Friday to mark the beginning of the religious march.
Ottawa ‘Concerned’ about Riyadh’s Use of Canadian Equipment against Saudis

Ottawa ‘Deeply Concerned’ about Riyadh’s Use of Canadian Equipment against Saudis

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland’s department says she is “deeply concerned” about the reports that Saudi Arabia is deploying Canadian-made armoured vehicles in an escalating conflict with Saudi citizens.

Iraq’s Political Parties Need Sea Changes: Analyst

A political commentator has discussed the latest developments in Iraqi parties, saying the Arab country’s political landscape requires drastic changes.
Snipers Injure Scores of Civilians in Saudi Arabia's Qatif

Snipers Injure Scores of Civilians in Saudi Arabia’s Qatif

Saudi snipers have opened fire at unarmed women and children in their houses in al-Awamiyah village in the kingdom’s oil-rich and Shiite-populated Eastern Province.

Car Bomb Hits Shiite-Majority City in Saudi Arabia

A car bomb has exploded in the predominantly Shia city of Qatif in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province, with initial reports of casualties.
Children of Syria’s Foua, Kefraya Not Attractive to World Media

Children of Syria’s Foua, Kefraya Not Attractive to World Media

Western media run coverage of deadly attacks in Syria only when they can make political capital out of the incidents, and play down the massacres which do not serve their interests.
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Ayatollah Shahroudi raps Riyadh for irrational stance on Nigeria

Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi said killing innocent Shiites in a country that has about 15 million Shiites and an apparent Muslim government is a painful crime against Islam.
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Iran urges justice for perpetrators of Nigeria Muslim killings

Ali-Akbar Velayati expressed “deep regret and sorrow” over the Nigerian army’s recent “brutal attack” on Shiite Muslims in that country.

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