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.
Massive Arba’een Procession Held in Tehran as Shiites Convene in Karbala
A huge crowd of people in the Iranian capital of Tehran took part in a procession on Tuesday morning in commemoration of Arbaeen, marking forty days after the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shiite Imam, Imam Hussein (AS).
Iran Condemns Killing of Arba’een Mourners in Nigeria
Iran has strongly denounced the recent deadly incident in Nigeria in which several Shiite mourners were killed by security forces.
Arba’een Pilgrims Earn Iraq $80m in Revenues
The Iraqi officials have announced the country has managed to earn $80 million by hosting millions of Shiite pilgrims on the occasion of the Arba’een procession, which marks the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, a grandson of Prophet Muhammad.
Road Accident Kills 11 Iranian Arba’een Pilgrims in Iraq
At least 11 Iranian pilgrims have been killed and 19 others wounded in a car accident in the eastern Iraqi city of Kut.
Tehran Hosts Third Ashura Clothing Exhibition
The Iranian capital of Tehran recently hosted an exhibition of clothes dedicated to the commemoration of Ashura, the anniversary of the martyrdom of third Shiite Imam, Hussein ibn Ali, who was martyred some 14 centuries ago.
Iran Slams Foreign Media for Ignoring Arba’een March
Iran’s Interior Minister says the world’s mainstream media are not willing to cover the world’s largest religious gathering, Arba’een, which is held to mark the fortieth day after the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shiite Imam.
“More Iran Pilgrims Flocking to Iraq for Arba’een This Year”
IRGC Chief Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari says Iranian pilgrims were more enthusiastic this year to flock to the holy cities of Najaf and Karbala in Iraq to commemorate Arba’een, the fortieth day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, the third Shiite Imam.
Iran’s Arba’een Pilgrims Dear Guests of Iraqi Gov’t: FM
Iraq’s new Foreign Minister Mohamed Ali al-Hakim has assured his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif that Iran’s pilgrims will receive the required services during their stay in Iraq for Arba’een pilgrimage.
Iran Leader: Arba’een Processions Impossible without ‘Shrine Defenders’
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says if it was not for the sacrifices made by those who fought terrorists in Syria and Iraq, the enemy would have approached the shrine of Imam Hussein (AS) and Shiite pilgrims could not go to Karbala on Arba’een.
1,600 Iranian Journalists Due in Iraq to Cover Arb’aeen
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.
IRGC Chief Calls for More Facilities for Pakistani Arba’een Pilgrims
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.
All Plane Tickets from Tehran to Iraq Sold Out for Arba’een
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).
How Much Iraqis Spend to Host Arba’een Pilgrims
Millions of Shiite pilgrims from around the world annually visit Iraq on Arba’een, the world’s largest religious gathering which marks the fortieth day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS).
Iran Leader Thanks Iraq for Organizing Arba’een Pilgrimage
Iran’s Leader has praised the authorities who organized the “glorious and marvellous” Arba’een ceremonies, particularly the Iraqi government and security forces.
Unique Votive Food Annually Cooked in Iran’s Yazd
In one of the relatively old neighbourhoods of Yazd, a special votive food offering (Nazri) is cooked and distributed among people.
Several American Figures Attending Arba’een Pilgrimage
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.
Millions of Arba’een Pilgrims in Iraq on World’s Biggest Pilgrimage
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.
Swedish National Speaks of Move to Get Imam Hussein Known Worldwide
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.
Trump Administration Highly Skilled at Looting Mideast: Iran
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.
Three American Rappers in Arba’een Pilgrimage
Three African-American rap artists have participated in this year’s Arba’een pilgrimage, the world’s largest religious gathering annually held in Iraq.
Iran Leader Lauds Arba’een Pilgrimage as Outstanding Event
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei applauded the growing enthusiasm for commemoration of Arbaeen, describing the magnificent pilgrimage to the holy shrine of Imam Hussein (AS) in Karbala to mark Arbaeen as a major event bestowed by Almighty God.
Pilgrims Visit Imam Khomeini’s House in Iraq’s Najaf
The house of the late founder of Iran’s Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini, in the Iraqi city of Najaf is one of the most visited places during Arba’een pilgrimage, the world’s largest religious gathering.
Former US Congresswoman in Iraq for Arba’een Walk
A former American congresswoman, known for her anti-war stances, is in Iraq to attend the Arba’een walk, where she has to travel from Najaf to Karbala on foot.
Iran Protecting Arba’een Pilgrims with Missile, Radar Systems
An Iranian air defence commander has announced that the flights passing Iran’s airspace during Arba’een would be closely observed using advanced radar systems.
Iran Uses Balloon to Provide Internet Access for Arba’een Pilgrims
Iran has deployed a balloon in its border with Iraq as part of an unprecedented project to provide free Wi-Fi internet service for the Arba’een pilgrims.