• Arba'een walk 2019: World's largest gathering in numbers

    Arba'een walk 2019: World's largest gathering in numbers

    Oct 23, 2019 13:34

    This year's Arba'een walk was the largest to date, with some 21 million in attendance between October 4 and 19. Of that number, 17 million people were Iraqi citizens, a whopping 40 percent of the country's population.

  • Arba'een, the world’s largest gathering

    Arba'een, the world’s largest gathering

    Oct 20, 2019 10:06

    As you know, yesterday on Saturday October 19, the world’s largest gathering was again successfully held in the holy city of Karbala, in Iraq, on the occasion of Arba’een, the 20th of the lunar month of Safar, to commemorate the anniversary of the traditional 40th day of mourning for the martyrdom of Imam Husain (AS), the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (Blessings of God upon him and his progeny).

  • Another Arba’een, another epical fervor (5)

    Another Arba’een, another epical fervor (5)

    Oct 19, 2019 10:20

    Condolences to you all on the doleful day of the anniversary of Arba’een or the 20th of Safar, the traditional 40th day of the immortal epic of Ashura, the martyrdom of Imam Husain (AS), the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (Blessings of God upon him and his progeny).

  • 	Another Arba’een, another epical fervor (3)

    Another Arba’een, another epical fervor (3)

    Oct 17, 2019 08:48

    Condolences to you all on the approaching anniversary of Arba’een or the 40th day of the immortal epic of Ashura, the martyrdom of Imam Husain (AS), the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (Blessings of God upon him and his progeny).

  • Another Arba’een, another epical fervor (2)

    Another Arba’een, another epical fervor (2)

    Oct 16, 2019 10:25

    Condolences to you all on the approaching anniversary of Arba’een or the 40th day of the immortal epic of Ashura, the martyrdom of Imam Husain (AS), the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (Blessings of God upon him and his progeny).

  • Imam Hasan (PBUH) foretells the tragedy of Karbala

    Imam Hasan (PBUH) foretells the tragedy of Karbala

    Oct 06, 2019 09:44

    According to a narration, it was on the 7th of Safar that Imam Hasan (PBUH), was martyred through a fatal dose of poisoning. He was the elder grandson of Prophet Mohammad (Blessings of God upon him and his progeny).

  • Martyrdom of the 4th Imam

    Martyrdom of the 4th Imam

    Sep 12, 2019 09:28

    Condolences to you on a doleful day. According to a version the 12th of Muharram is the day on which the Survivor of the heartrending tragedy of Karbala, Imam Zain al-Abedin (AS), attained martyrdom because of a fatal dose of poisoning in the year 95 AH, 34 years after the tragic martyrdom of Imam Husain (AS).

  • Imam Sajjad, thwarter of Umayyad gimmicks

    Imam Sajjad, thwarter of Umayyad gimmicks

    Sep 12, 2019 09:21

    According to a narration, 12 of Moharram is the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein's son, Imam Sajjad (AS). As per the divine will, he was severely sick on the Ashura so that he could not participate in the battle and would remain alive as the fourth Imam after his father's martyrdom.

  • Tragic aftermath of history’s most heart-wrenching tragedy

    Tragic aftermath of history’s most heart-wrenching tragedy

    Sep 11, 2019 11:01

    Condolences on the tragic aftermath of the heartrending tragedy of Ashura or the 10th of Muharram that we commemorated yesterday with tears of grief for the martyrs of Karbala, interspersed with the inspiration the epic of Imam Husain (AS) continues to provide the faithful and the firm-footed who refuse to bow to the pressures of the oppressors in every age and place.

  • Ashura, school of resistance and martyrdom

    Ashura, school of resistance and martyrdom

    Sep 11, 2019 10:58

    One of the words that is often used while speaking about Imam Hussein and his companions is martyrdom. It is narrated that once the Prophet of Islam, after performing the morning congregational prayer with the people, saw a youth who was pale and slim.