Wednesday, May 29, 2024


8 killed in fire, blast at textile warehouses in Iraq’s Karbala

As many as eight people have been killed after a fire broke out triggering the explosion of fuel tanks at textile warehouses on a street leading to the holy shrine of Imam Hussain (AS) in the Iraqi 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).

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.

Police arrest two women and a man for desecrating a religious site in Tehran 

Iranian police have arrested a man and two women for insulting a religious site in district 6 of the capital Tehran.

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