Commander of Iran’s Police said more than 1.5 million pilgrims have departed for Iraq for the Arba’een mourning ceremony, saying full security prevails along the country’s common border with Iraq.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The holy city of Karbala in Iraq is the center of the proceedings which many pilgrims travel miles on foot to reach. Almost 17 to 20 million pilgrims usually attend Arba’een ritual there, including about three million foreigners.
Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations urges the international community to abide by an order issued by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) earlier this month against US sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
US President Donald Trump has blasted Saudi Arabia’s efforts to hide the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom’s diplomatic mission in Istanbul as the “worst cover-up ever,” but again indicated that he would not end arms sales to the Washington’s Middle East ally.
Persepolis football team of Iran made history by reaching the AFC Champions League final for the first time ever in its history on Tuesday.
The Iraqi city of Karbala is the center of the proceedings which many pilgrims travel miles on foot to reach.
One member of the 15-man team suspected in the death of Jamal Khashoggi dressed up in his clothes and was captured on surveillance cameras around Istanbul on the day the journalist was killed, a senior Turkish official has told CNN.
Hundreds of thousands of people hit London's streets on Saturday to join the People's Vote march, calling for a referendum on the final Brexit deal.
Multiple blasts rock polling stations in the capital Kabul as people in Afghanistan go to polls in parliamentary elections overshadowed by assassination of candidates.
Hurricane Michael, the third most powerful hurricane in US history, slammed into the State of Florida Thursday, killing at least seven people and bringing "life threatening" floods to several states on the Atlantic coast.