• 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).

  • Kashmiris commemorate Arba’een

    Oct 08, 2020 22:04

    Like previous years, Kashmiris have commemorated Arba’een, but this year, they have imposed some restrictions on the commemoration due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Afghans mark Arbaeen amid security threats, coronavirus pandemic

    Oct 08, 2020 21:52

    This year, people in Afghanistan have preferred to mark Arba'een inside mosques, cultural centers and other religious sites due to serious concerns about security threats mainly coming from the Daesh terrorist group as well as the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Bahrain: Supreme Court of appeal upholds jail terms against two anti-regime activists

    Oct 08, 2020 17:33

    Bahrain’s supreme court of appeal has upheld jail terms against two anti-regime activists, as the ruling Aal-e Khalifah regime continues its clampdown on pro-democracy activists and political dissidents in the tiny Persian Gulf island State.

  • Iranians mark Arba'een with social distancing

    Oct 08, 2020 16:31

    In Iran, due to the coronavirus pandemic, only a handful of the centers got permission for Arba'een mourning ceremonies, and were only allowed to be held with strict limitations.

  • Israel cannot understand language of normalization: Fatah leader

    Sep 27, 2020 14:42

    Zionist entity does not understand the language of normalization, says a high-ranking member of the Fatah movement, denouncing the recent agreements by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain to establish diplomatic ties with the Tel Aviv regime.

  • Nigerian forces martyred mourner in Kaduna’s Ashura procession

    Aug 31, 2020 06:27

    Nigerian forces have martyred a mourner and a press reporter after attacking the Ashura procession in the northern state of Kaduna.