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

Global Campaign Introducing Imam Hussein to the World

“Who is Hussain” is a global campaign to introduce Imam Hussain (AS), the third Shiite Imam, to the world.

Saudi Newspaper Provokes Anger after Insulting Iraqi Women

A Saudi newspaper caused uproar in the Muslim world on Sunday after publishing a fabricated report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) viewed as fuelling sectarian tensions.

Muslims Converge on Iraq’s Karbala for Arbaeen Mourning Procession

Shiite Muslims from all around the world have descended on the holy city of Karbala in Iraq for Arbaeen, the fortieth day after Imam Hussein’s martyrdom.

Muslims Converge on Karbala for Mourning Procession

Defying terrorists, Muslims from many regional countries and beyond continue to descend on the holy city of Karbala in Iraq for the culmination of a 40-day mourning period for an infallible Shia imam.

$200m Budget Allocated to American Documentary on Arba’een

An Oscar-winning American filmmaker is going to make a documentary about the processions of Shiite Muslim people for Arbaeen, the 40th day after martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH).

Blood Donation instead of Self-Flagellation in Ashura Mourning

Instead of self-flagellation, which has tainted the image of Islam in non-Muslims' view, Iranians donate their blood as religious vow during the mourning days of Muharram.

Condolence Theatre in Commemoration of Imam Hussein

During the early days of the Islamic month of Muharram, Iranian people mourn for Imam Hussein's martyrdom in different ways.

Muharram Mourning Ceremonies Underway in Tehran

Millions of Shiite Muslims across Iran, including Tehran, are mourning the anniversary of martyrdom of their third Imam, Hussein bin Ali (AS) and his...

Iranian People Start Mourning for Imam Hussein’s Martyrdom

Iranians across the country have started holding Muharram mourning ceremonies which commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shiite Imam and...