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.
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Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kazimi says Baghdad will increase the number of visas for Iranian pilgrims to attend Arbaeen ceremonies.
Iraq has reportedly doubled the visa quota for Iranian pilgrims to participate in Arbaeen ceremonies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.