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Arbaeen Walk: The latest news and views about Arba’een, the fortieth day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shiite Imam.

Iran Closes Iraq Borders to Arbaeen Pilgrims to Stem Spread of COVID-19

Iran Closes Iraq Borders to Arbaeen Pilgrims to Stem Spread of COVID-19

Iran’s land and air borders will be closed to pilgrims who intend to go to the Iraqi holy city of Karbala on Arbaeen, the fortieth day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), in order to stem the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Shiite Muslims to Observe Arbaeen Remotely over Pandemic: Iran

Shiite Muslims to Observe Arbaeen Remotely over Pandemic: Iran

Iran’s health minister says this year’s Arbaeen march, which is to mark the fortieth day after the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS), will be held remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Iranian Band Performing Mourning Pieces on Karbala Tragedy in Poland

The traditional chest-beating and mourning ceremony of the Iranian southern city of Bushehr is being performed in Poland for a week by artists of Hoomehr Cultural and Artistic Band.

Salient Iranian Diplomat Participates in Arba’een March

A viral photo shows senior Iranian diplomat Seyyed Abbas Araqchi has participated in the Arba’een march, the world’s largest religious gathering in the world.

Rouhani Thanks Iraq for Hosting Arba’een Pilgrims

The Iranian president has, in a message, expressed his gratitude to the Iraqi government and nation for hosting millions of pilgrims taking part in Arba’een ceremonies.
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IRGC Chief Deeply Grateful for Iraqi Hospitality in Arbaeen

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has expressed his immense gratitude for the Iraqi people’s hospitality during this year’s Arbaeen season and for hosting the Iranian pilgrims, giving an assurance that Iran will stand by the Iraqi nation.

In Iraq, Iran’s First VP Praises Iraq Hospitality during Arba’een

Iran’s first vice president has travelled to Iraq to attend the annual Arba’een processions, the world’s largest pilgrimage which marks the 40th day after the anniversary of martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the third Shia Imam.

Millions of Shiite Muslims in Karbala to Mark Arba’een

Millions of Shiite Muslims have flocked to the Iraqi city of Karbala to mark the annual Arba’een pilgrimage, a trek of at least 76 km, to commemorate the anniversary of the fortieth day after the martyrdom of Hussein ibn Ali (AS), the third Shiite Imam.

‘Arba’een Sign of Close Friendship between Iranian, Iraqi Nations’

A senior Iranian official says the Arba’een march and mourning ceremonies are a sign of close friendship between the people of Iran and Iraq.

3.5 Million Iranian Pilgrims Attend Arba’een March: Minister

Iran’s Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli has praised the actions taken during Arba’een this year saying that 3.5 million pilgrims from Iran have participated in the religious march.