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.
In Iran, millions of people are mourning Imam Hossein (PBUH), Prophet Mohammad’s grandson, who was martyred 1,343 years ago today.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Iranian police have arrested a man and two women for insulting a religious site in district 6 of the capital Tehran.