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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Hundreds of professional correspondents, media managers and technical staff are leaving Iran for Iraq to give a full coverage to Arba’een, the world’s largest religious gathering which marks the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, the third Shiite Imam.
Chief-Commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has called for better services and welfare facilities for Pakistani pilgrims as they cross Iran to attend the Arba’een religious gathering in Iraq.
Reports show that a significant portion of the capacity of flights from Iran to Iraq has been sold out in the days leading to the Arba’een ceremony, the world’s largest religious gathering which marks the fortieth day after the martyrdom of the third Shiite Imam Hussein ibn Ali (AS).
Iran’s Leader has praised the authorities who organized the “glorious and marvellous” Arba’een ceremonies, particularly the Iraqi government and security forces.
This year a number of well-known Americans, including political and social personalities,have taken part in Arba’een pilgrimage, the world’s largest religious gathering, in Iraq.
Every year, millions of Shiites go on Arba’een pilgrimage, a trek of at least 76 km, to commemorate the anniversary of the fortieth day after the martyrdom of the third Shiite Imam, Hussein ibn Ali (AS), in the Iraqi city of Karbala.
A Swedish national who serves food and drink to mourners heading to Karbala says Arba’een pilgrimage can help get Imam Hussein and his uprising known worldwide.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the new US administration is highly skilled in looting the resources of countries in the Middle East, particularly Saudi Arabia.