• Hundreds of Imam Hussain lovers rally in Kabul on occasion of Arba'een

    Hundreds of Imam Hussain lovers rally in Kabul on occasion of Arba'een

    Sep 28, 2021 06:42

    Every year, as Arba'een approaches, lovers of Imam Hussein, from various countries, converge to his shrine in the Iraqi city of Karbala. Likewise, hundreds of people who were not able to go to Iraq this year, held a similar march in Kabul despite the recent change of government and instability.

  • Muslims around world mark Arba'een

    Muslims around world mark Arba'een

    Sep 28, 2021 06:40

    Muslims marked Arba'een, the 40th day that followed the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (Pbuh), the third Shia Imam, and his 72-strong companions in the Battle of Karbala, in what is now southern Iraq, in 680 AD.

  • Karbala: Muslims perform mourning rituals on Arba'een

    Karbala: Muslims perform mourning rituals on Arba'een

    Sep 27, 2021 13:44

    Muslims perform mourning rituals in the central Iraqi holy city of Karbala on the day of Arba'een.

  • 59k Iranian pilgrims travel to Iraq to partake in Arba'een procession

    59k Iranian pilgrims travel to Iraq to partake in Arba'een procession

    Sep 27, 2021 06:39

    Iran’s minister of roads and urban development says around 59,000 Iranian pilgrims have traveled to Iraq so far to partake in the huge annual Arba'een procession.

  • Iraq doubles number of Iranian pilgrims heading to Karbala for Arba’een ritual

    Iraq doubles number of Iranian pilgrims heading to Karbala for Arba’een ritual

    Sep 10, 2021 12:45

    Iraqi authorities have decided to double the number of visas issued for Iranian nationals heading to the holy city of Karbala to commemorate Arba’een, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shias' Imam.

  • Decision made to fill Iran's quota for Arba'een pilgrimage

    Decision made to fill Iran's quota for Arba'een pilgrimage

    Sep 06, 2021 13:53

    As Iraq has given its approval to the air travel of 30,000 Iranian passengers for this year’s Arba'een rituals, an Iranian official announced a decision to fill the quota in compliance with the coronavirus restrictions.

  • Devotees mark Arba’een as COVID-19 restricts pilgrimage to Karbala

    Devotees mark Arba’een as COVID-19 restricts pilgrimage to Karbala

    Oct 08, 2020 13:24

    Muslims around the world commemorate Arba’een or the 40th day following the heartrending tragedy of Karbala and the martyrdom of Imam Husain (AS), the younger grandson and 3rd Infallible Successor of the Almighty’s Last and Greatest Messenger to mankind with the universal creed of Islam, Prophet Mohammad (blessings of God upon him and his progeny).