Saturday, May 25, 2024

Imam Hussein

Iran military commander thanks Iraqi armed forces, Hashd al-Sha’abi for Arbaeen security

Chairman of the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri has expressed his gratitude to the head of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Unit (PMU), known as Hashd al-Sha’abi, and the Chief of the Joint Staff of the Iraqi Armed Forces for providing security for the Arbaeen march.

Arbaeen pilgrims get rest at Iran-Iraq border

Pilgrims of Arbaeen, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, the third Shia Imam, get rest for a few hours on their way at Shalamcheh terminal, on Iran-Iraq border, before continuing with their journey towards the holy shrine city of Karbala.

Grief sweeps Iran on Imam Hossein martyrdom anniversary

In Iran, millions of people are mourning Imam Hossein (PBUH), Prophet Mohammad’s grandson, who was martyred 1,343 years ago today.

People observe Tasou’a in Tehran Bazzar in Honour of Imam Hossein

People got together in the Grand Bazaar of Tehran in large mourning processions to observe the day of Tasou’a and mark the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the third Shia Imam.

On eve of Imam Hossein martyrdom anniversary, Iranians marking Tasu’a 

Millions of Iranians across Iran are holding religious rituals to mark Tasu’a, the ninth day of Muharram on the Islamic calendar and the eve of the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia Imam, Imam Hossein (PBUH).

Iran Leader attends mourning ceremony for Imam Hossein

On the eve of Tasu’a, the ninth day of the holy month of Muharram, a mourning ceremony was held at the Imam Khomeini Hosseiniyeh, with Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in attendance.

Huge crowds hold annual mourning ceremony in Zanjan, western Iran

Hundreds of thousands of people have held a huge mourning ceremony in the Iranian city of Zanjan in commemoration of the martyrs of the Battle of Karbala. Iranians in their thousands have come to Zanjan from across the country to participate in the traditional ceremony.

Mourning ceremonies held as Iranians mark Muharram

It’s Muharram, that month of the year on the Islamic lunar calendar when Shia Muslims mourn the martyrdom of Imam Hossein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam, and his companions in 680.

Iranians mark beginning of mourning month of Muharram 

Iran marks the start of the month of Muharram during which Shia Muslims mourn the martyrdom of anniversary of the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad and the third Shia Imam, Hussein ibn Ali.

Iranians mourn Ashura, Imam Hussein’s martyrdom anniversary

Millions of black-clad Iranians across the country, like other Shia Muslims worldwide, marked Ashura on Monday, the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia Imam and the Prophet’s grandson, Imam Hussein (peace be upon him).

Ashura rituals as intangible national, world heritage

Iran is holding mourning ceremonies to mark Ashaura, the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein.

Iranians mourning 3rd Shia Imam’s martyrdom

Najafi residents of Iran hold a torch light vigil to mark the martyrdom anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad's grandson Imam Hussein (PBUH) on the 8th, 7th and 10th day of the month of Muharram. The picture shows the Najafis، people originally from Najaf, Iraq but living in the Iranian city of Qom، in southern Tehran , holding the ceremony.

Millions of Iranians mourn Imam Hussein on Tasu’a

Millions of people across Iran are marking Tasu’a, the ninth day of Muharram on the lunar calendar and one day before Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam, was martyred in the desert of Karbala, Iraq, in 680 CE.

Over 14 million participate in Arbaeen ceremonies in Karbala

Reports say over 14 million people have participated in this year’s Arbaeen ceremonies in the Iraqi city of Karbala.

Raisi: Iraq permission must for attending Arbaeen

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi says Participation of Iranian pilgrims in this year’s Arbaeen ceremony is contingent upon the Iraqi government’s agreement.

Iran’s Zarif Says Battle Against Tyranny Continues

Iran’s Foreign Minister has expressed his condolences over the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shiite Imam, Hussein ibn Ali, stressing that resistance against oppression and the struggle for freedom continues across the world.

Iranian People Mark Ashura Rituals While Observing Health Protocols

Millions of Shiite Muslims from all walks of life poured into the streets of various Iranian cities on Thursday to mark Ashura, the martyrdom anniversary of their third Imam, while wearing face masks and observing social distancing amid strict COVID-19 restrictions.

Iranian Mourners Hold Tasu’a Ritual in Cars amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Many people poured into the streets and highways of Tehran on Wednesday in their cars and motorcycles to mourn the ninth day of Muharram, also known as Tasu'a, amid the lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Elegy on Imam Hussein Most Widely-Used Text on Persian Inscriptions

A researcher on cultural heritage says the renowned poem of the Iranian poet Mohtasham Kashani on the martyrdom of the third Shiite Imam, Imam Hussein, on the Day of Ashura, is the most widely used piece of Persian poetry in inscriptions around the world.

Taliban: Shiites Face No Threat for Holding Muharram Mourning Ceremonies

A regional official of the Taliban in north west Afghanistan says Shiites can hold mourning ceremonies, held every year during the Muslim calendar month of Ramadan, with peace of mind as they will no threat for doing so.

Shiite Muslims to Observe Arbaeen Remotely over Pandemic: Iran

Iran’s health minister says this year’s Arbaeen march, which is to mark the fortieth day after the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS), will be held remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Torch-Carrying Muharram Tradition Observed in Qom

The tradition of carrying torches on the eve of Ashura, the tenth day of the Islamic month of Muharram, is annually observed in the Iranian city of Qom in commemoration of the fire that burned Imam Hussein's tent in Karbala tragedy.

Ashura Marked in Iran amid Strict COVID-19 Measures

Millions of Iranian Shiite Muslims from all walks of life poured into streets on Sunday to mark Ashura, the martyrdom anniversary of their third Imam, while wearing gloves and face masks amid strict COVID-19 restrictions.

Shiite Muslims Mourn Karbala Tragedy Ahead of Ashura

Shiite Muslims all around the world mark the ninth day of the lunar month of Muharram, known as Tasu'a, one day before the anniversary of Imam Hussein's martyrdom in Karbala tragedy.

Muharram Mourning Rituals Start in Iran amid Strict COVID-19 Measures

Iranians are marking one of the most important months on the Islamic calendar, Muharram.

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