• Iraqi forces dismantle terror group ahead of Arba’een mourning rituals

    Iraqi forces dismantle terror group ahead of Arba’een mourning rituals

    Sep 15, 2019 07:41

    Iraqi security forces have dismantled a terrorist group as it was planning attacks on Shia Muslims during mourning rituals on Arba’een, which marks 40 days after the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (Blessings of God upon him and his progeny).

  • Malaysia arrests 22 Shia Muslims in Selangor

    Malaysia arrests 22 Shia Muslims in Selangor

    Sep 12, 2019 08:20

    More than 20 Shia Muslims have been arrested by Malaysian authorities in a series of raids over the past few days, which have sparked fears of an upward trend of persecution.

  • Moharram mourning has reached its peak

    Moharram mourning has reached its peak

    Sep 11, 2019 09:52

    Muharram mourning has reached its peak; millions of Iranians are observing Ashura, which marks the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shias’ Imam and the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (Blessings of God upon him and his progeny).

  • Shia worshipers gather to mark Ashura in Saudi Arabia

    Shia worshipers gather to mark Ashura in Saudi Arabia

    Sep 11, 2019 07:13

    Saudi Shia Muslims mark Day of Ashura, in memory of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH) the Shia Muslims' third Imam, and the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (Blessings of God upon him and his progeny) in the 7th century.

  • 31 die in stampede during Ashura rituals in Iraq

    31 die in stampede during Ashura rituals in Iraq

    Sep 10, 2019 18:21

    At least 31 pilgrims lost their lives and dozens more sustained injuries in a stampede during the Muslim religious rituals of Ashura in the Iraqi city of Karbala, the Iraqi Health Ministry says.

  • Nigeria government forces martyr 3 mourners on Ashura

    Nigeria government forces martyr 3 mourners on Ashura

    Sep 10, 2019 12:10

    Government forces in Nigeria have attacked mourners marking the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH) on Ashura, martyring at least three people and injuring many others.

  • Iran plays central role in major resistance camp against US, Israel: Hezbollah chief

    Iran plays central role in major resistance camp against US, Israel: Hezbollah chief

    Sep 10, 2019 11:34

    The head of Lebanon’s resistance movement hails Iran as “the center” of a “major camp” against the US and Israel headed by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, saying the resistance front is now in the middle of a campaign against the two enemies.

  • World Muslims observe mourning rituals to mark Ashura

    World Muslims observe mourning rituals to mark Ashura

    Sep 10, 2019 08:11

    Millions of Muslims across the world mark the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (AS), the grandson of Prophet Muhammad, in Karbala, Iraq.

  • Iranians commemorate Imam Hussein on martyrdom anniversary

    Iranians commemorate Imam Hussein on martyrdom anniversary

    Sep 10, 2019 05:48

    Millions of Iranians are observing Ashura, which marks the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the Muslims' third Imam and the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).

  • Expatriate Iraqis mourn for Imam Hussein (PBUH) in southern Tehran ceremony

    Expatriate Iraqis mourn for Imam Hussein (PBUH) in southern Tehran ceremony

    Sep 09, 2019 14:40

    As Muslims are marking the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the Shias’ third Imam, Dowlatabad district in southern Tehran, largely populated by Iraqi expats, has also stepped up its unique traditions of marking the occasion.