President Hassan Rouhani applauded the Iraqi people and officials for their hospitality and efforts to ensure security of pilgrims visiting Iraq during the Arba’een season.
Millions of Iranians in the holy city of Mashhad, participated in the mourning processions along with pilgrims from Turkey, Iraq, Pakistan, and Afghanistan on the day of Arba’een.
Mourning pilgrims gathered in the Iraqi holy city of Kerbala on the night before Arba’een to commemorate Imam Hussein (PBUH).
First Vice-President of Iran Eshaq Jahangiri expressed gratitude to Iraq for hosting more than 3 million Iranian pilgrims during the Arba’een season, describing the huge religious procession as a display of Muslim unity.
A large number of residents of Tehran attended a procession on Saturday in commemoration of Arba’een, marking forty days after the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shias’ Imam, Imam Hussein (PBUH).
Religious processions and symbolic marches were held across different cities in Iran including capital city of Tehran marking Arba’een on Saturday.
Huge processions are underway in the Iraqi holy city of Karbala as millions of mourners commemorate Arba’een, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH).
Millions of pilgrims come together from around the world on the occasion of Arba’een in the Iraqi holy city of Karbala annually making the largest religious gathering ever.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Millions of pilgrims come together from around the world on the occasion of Arba’een in the Iraqi holy city of Karbala annually making the largest religious gathering ever.
Thousands of Iranian and foreign pilgrims traveled to Iraq to participate in Arba’een mourning procession while over 3 million have registered so far.