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.
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.
Iraq’s Interior Minister in Iran for Arba’een Coordination
Iraqi Interior Minister has arrived in Tehran to discuss issues related to Arba'een, one of the world's largest religious gatherings annually held at the fortieth day after the martyrdom of third Shiite Imam, Hussein ibn Ali (AS).
Iraq Lifts Visa Requirement for Iran’s Arba’een Pilgrims
Iraq has removed visa requirements for Iranian pilgrims going to the Arab country for Arba’een rituals based on an agreement signed by the two sides in Tehran.
‘Bakers Battalion’ Making Bread for Flood-Hit Iranians
A group of Iranian female bakers from the city of Khanuk in Kerman Province, southern Iran, have baked 3,000 local breads to send to flood-stricken areas of the country.
Iranian, Iraqi Pilgrims to Get Visas Free of Charge as of April
Visas for visiting Iraq and Iran will be issued free of charge for Iranian and Iraqi pilgrims and tourists as of early April, 2019.
Number of Foreign Tourists Visiting Iran’s Yazd on Arba’een Up by 30%
While Iran is witnessing a considerable decrease in the number of foreign tourists during the current Persian year, a new report says the number of foreign tourists who visited Yazd province during this year’s Arba’een ceremony has increased by 30 percent compared with the previous year.
Iran Thanks Iraq for Warm Hospitality towards Arba’een Pilgrims
Iran's first vice president has thanked the Iraqi government and nation for their warm hospitality towards Iranian pilgrims during Arba'een procession in the holy cities of Karbala and Najaf.
The Great March of Arba’een
To experience the Great Walk of Arba’een is to live in your flesh the burden that was forced onto Prophet Muhammad’s Household, to grasp at the magnitude of their achievements, resolve and dignified grace in the face of absolute butchery.
Millions of Pilgrims Converge in Karbala to Mark Arba’een
Millions of Shiite pilgrims from across the world have conevened in the Iraqi holy city of Karbala on Tuesday to commemorate Arba'een, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, the third Shiite Imam.