• 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.

  • US plots for regional division foiled by Arba’een congregation: Iran’s top general

    US plots for regional division foiled by Arba’een congregation: Iran’s top general

    Oct 23, 2019 07:30

    Chairman of the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri applauded the unity of Muslims in the Arba’een processions in Iraq, saying the event thwarted the US plots for creating rift and division in the region.

  • 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).

  • President Rouhani appreciates Iraq for hosting Arba’een pilgrims

    President Rouhani appreciates Iraq for hosting Arba’een pilgrims

    Oct 20, 2019 09:18

    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.

  • Iranian First VP commends Iraq for hosting Arba’een pilgrims

    Iranian First VP commends Iraq for hosting Arba’een pilgrims

    Oct 20, 2019 06:15

    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.

  • Iranian people mark Arba’een mourning procession

    Iranian people mark Arba’een mourning procession

    Oct 19, 2019 10:40

    Religious processions and symbolic marches were held across different cities in Iran including capital city of Tehran marking Arba’een on Saturday.

  • 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).