Thursday, January 27, 2022

Arba'een

Over 14 million participate in Arbaeen ceremonies in Karbala

Reports say over 14 million people have participated in this year’s Arbaeen ceremonies in the Iraqi city of Karbala.

Iraqi PM promises to increase Arbaeen visas for Iranians

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kazimi says Baghdad will increase the number of visas for Iranian pilgrims to attend Arbaeen ceremonies.

Iraq increases Iranians’ visa quota for Arbaeen rituals

Iraq has reportedly doubled the visa quota for Iranian pilgrims to participate in Arbaeen ceremonies.

Iraq Admits No Arbaeen Pilgrims Via Land Borders

The deputy governor of Iran’s southwestern Province of Khouzestan says neighboring Iraq does not admit any pilgrims through its land borders, during the upcoming Arbaeen ceremonies, which mark 40 days since the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein.

Raisi: Iraq permission must for attending Arbaeen

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi says Participation of Iranian pilgrims in this year’s Arbaeen ceremony is contingent upon the Iraqi government’s agreement.

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

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.

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.

Iraqi Leader Calls on Arba’een Pilgrims to Chant Anti-US Slogans

Muqtada Sadr, the influential leader of the Sadrist Movement of Iraq, has called on the Iraqi people to come to Karbala on Arba’een and chant slogans against the US, the Zionist regime and the corrupt Iraqi officials.

Over 3.3 Iranian Pilgrims Leave Iran to Attend March of Arba’een

An Iranian official says around 3.3 million pilgrims have so far left the country to take part in the Arba’een march which is held every year on the fortieth day after Ashura on which Imam Hussein (AS) and his companions were martyred 14 centuries ago.

Over 2m Iranian Pilgrims Leave for Iraq to Attend Arba’een

More than 2,000,000 Iranian pilgrims have already crossed the border into Iraq since September 30, 2019 to attend ceremonies marking Arba’een, the anniversary of the fortieth day after the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS).

Arbaeen Pilgrimage Unaffected by Events in Iraq: Spokesman

Spokesperson for Iran’s Foreign Ministry has expressed confidence that Iraq will get through the recent unrest, saying the internal Iraqi issues would have no effect on the large gathering of Shiite Muslims marking Arbaeen in commemoration of Imam Hussein (PBUH).

Enemy Plot to Divide Iran, Iraq Will Fail: Leader

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the enemy’s plot to sow discord between the Iranian and Iraqi people will fail as the two nations are connected through faith.

Iran Police Chief: Number of Arbaeen Pilgrims Grow 80%

The number of Iranian pilgrims traveling to Iraq for Arbaeen mourning rituals has risen by 80 percent compared to the previous year, commander of the Iranian Police says.

Iranian Official: Arbaeen Pilgrims Going to Iraq, Full Security Prevails 

Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization has dismissed concerns over the security of Arbaeen pilgrims in the wake of recent unrest in a number of Iraqi cities, saying Iranians are travelling to the Arab country without any problem as Iraq has ensured full security along the routes to Karbala.

Arba’een A Manifestation of Unity: VP Jahangiri

Iran’s First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri has acclaimed the large congregation of pilgrims performing rituals in Iraq during Arba’een in commemoration of Imam Hussein (PBUH) as a manifestation of unity among lovers of justice and freedom, regardless of their religious or ethnic differences.

Arba’een Can Pave Way for Creation of New Islamic Civilization: Leader

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khameni says the great march of Arba’een, the world’s biggest religious gathering, can prepare the grounds for the establishment of a new Islamic civilization.

Iraq Reopens Border Crossing with Iran ahead of Arba’een

The Khosravi border crossing between Iran and Iraq reopened on Friday, more than six years after a terrorist attack led to its closure.

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