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The latest news about mourning ceremonies held for Imam Hussein’s martyrdom

Majma’eh Gozari; Traditional Mourning Ritual in Northern Iran

“Majma’eh Gozari” is one of the oldest mourning rituals in the northern Iranian province of Mazandaran.

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.

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.

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.

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