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“Majma’eh Gozari” is one of the oldest mourning rituals in the northern Iranian province of Mazandaran.
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'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.
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.
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 has strongly denounced the recent deadly incident in Nigeria in which several Shiite mourners were killed by security forces.
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.
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.