Arba’een

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  • Tehran to host int. conference on Arbaeen pilgrimage 2022-08-09 18:48

    Tehran to host intl. conference on Arbaeen pilgrimage

    TEHRAN – The fifth international conference on the Arbaeen pilgrimage will be held in Tehran on August 23.

  • Ebrahim Raisi 2022-08-02 21:40

    Arbaeen focal point of international resistance front: Raisi

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has said the religious pilgrim of Arbaeen is the focal point of the international resistance front in the West Asia region and the world. 

  • Tehran municipality approves $11m for Arbaeen 2022-07-31 18:09

    Tehran municipality approves $11m for Arbaeen

    TEHRAN – A total of 300 billion rials (nearly $11 million) has been approved for the Arbaeen pilgrimage by the municipality of Tehran, Mehdi Chamran, chairman of Tehran City Council, has announced.

  • Yazd is to hold over 100 special religious rituals, provincial tourism chief says 2022-07-26 21:00

    Yazd is to hold over 100 special religious rituals, provincial tourism chief says

    TEHRAN – Yazd will be hosting more than one hundred special religious rituals during the ensuing lunar months of Muharram and Safar to commemorate the slaying of Imam Hussein (AS), grandson of the Prophet Mohammed (PBUP), the provincial tourism chief has said.

  • Arbaeen trek: no restriction on Iran-Iraq overland travels 2022-07-26 20:52

    Arbaeen trek: no restriction on Iran-Iraq overland travels

    TEHRAN - Iranian pilgrims planning to visit Iraq to observe Muharram mourning ceremonies can leave via land border crossings individually or in groups without any limitations, an official said.

  • Iranian interior minister meets Iraqi counterpart 2022-06-08 13:46

    Iranian interior minister meets Iraqi counterpart

    TEHRAN — Iranian Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi discussed facilitation of Arba’een pilgrimage with his Iraqi counterpart Osman al-Ghanemi in Tehran on Tuesday. Referring to the strong cultural and religious affinities of the two countries, Vahidi said that the Arb’aeen ritual is “an inseparable cultural and religious link” between the two nations.

  • Raisi phone call 2022-05-30 22:24

    Iranian president lauds Iraqi parliament that criminalizes normalization with Israel

    TEHRAN — Speaking in a phone call that was initiated by the Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi on Sunday evening, Iran’s President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi expressed satisfaction with the progress of the Iraqi people’s move and the interaction of political groups and currents to form a new government.

  • Arbaeen draws crowds to Karbala 2021-09-29 12:08

    Arbaeen draws crowds to Karbala

    Hundreds of thousands of black-clad Muslim pilgrims thronged to the revered shrine city of Karbala in Iraq on Tuesday to observe a major religious ritual. The annual pilgrimage, known as Arbaeen, marks the end of a 40-day mourning period for the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS), the grandson of the Prophet Mohammed (S), in the seventh century. At the time, Imam Hussein had revolted against the Damascus-based second Umayyad caliph, Yazid bin Muawiyah, moving from Madinah to outside Karbala in modern-day Iraq, where a battle took place.

  • Over 80k Iranian pilgrims travel to Iraq to partake in Arbaeen procession 2021-09-27 17:18

    Over 80k Iranian pilgrims travel to Iraq to partake in Arbaeen procession

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Alireza Rashidian has said more than 80,000 Iranian pilgrims have traveled to Iraq so far to partake in the huge annual Arbaeen procession.

  • ‘Pilgrims who lost Arbaeen’ march in Tehran 2021-09-27 17:02

    ‘Pilgrims who lost Arbaeen’ march in Tehran

    People, who lost the massive Arbaeen pilgrimage toward Karbala, stage a march on Monday from Tehran’s Imam Hussein Sq. to the holy shrine of Shah Abdol Azim in Rey to commemorate the religious occasion. The trekking is practiced in every Iranian city where the faithful for any reason are not able to join the annual pilgrimage towards the shrine of Imam Hussein (AS), who was martyred in the battle of Karbala in 680 CE.

  • Shia pilgrims flock to Karbala to commemorate Arbaeen 2021-09-27 16:26

    Shia pilgrims flock to Karbala to commemorate Arbaeen

    Huge numbers of Shia Muslim pilgrims gather in the Iraqi city of Karbala at the climax of Arbaeen, September 26, 2021.  Arbaeen marks the end of the 40-day mourning period for Imam Hussein (AS), the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). 

  • Arbaeen 2021-09-27 00:35

    By Sonja van den Ende

    The revenge of West Asia for the assassination of General Soleimani 

    TEHRAN- Do we still remember the coward and brutal assassination of General Qassim Soleimani? Iran said they would take revenge on this barbaric act and the world was waiting for an answer, but to the disappointment of many in the Western world, this revenge was delayed and many thought it was just words, but they were mistaken.  

  • Arbaeen 2021-09-27 00:29

    By Angelica Maria Rojas

    Arbaeen, a paradise on earth

    TEHRAN- The Great March of Arbaeen, the largest human congregation in history, is a phenomenon that has recently become known to the Western world through the media. This march, which lasts three days and two nights on an 80-kilometre route between Najaf and Karbala, Iraq, takes place every year in the month of Safar in the lunar calendar. More than 20 million people of almost 60 nationalities participate in this congregation.

  • The U.S. departure will ensure that the Zionist entity is removed and Palestine is liberated  2021/09/26

    By Abu Ali al-Ansari 

    The U.S. departure will ensure that the Zionist entity is removed and Palestine is liberated 

    TEHRAN- On January 2, 2020, the U.S. committed an atrocity, one of countless it has committed, but this specific atrocity was different.  On January 2, 2020, the U.S. Empire signed its death certificate with the murder of the Commander of the Hearts, Hajj Qassem Soleimani.

  • Tarad Hamadeh 2021-09-26 21:55

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    No weapon in the world can remove love of Imam Hussein: ex-Lebanese minister

    TEHRAN – pointing to the importance of the Arbaeen march, the former Lebanese labor minister says that no force in the world can remove the love of Imam Hussein.

  • Arbaeen 2021/09/26

    By Zainab Kirsteen James

    Arbaeen- a pilgrimage to the heart of Islam and shared humanity

    It would be wrong to say that there is a total media blackout regarding Arbaeen in the Western media, but what we can observe is that there is a relative dearth of reporting on what is considered one of the greatest, if not the greatest, peaceful gathering of people from all over the world. The Western news channels that do write on this topic resolutely describe this pilgrimage as one for Shia Muslims.

  • Imam Hussein  2021-09-26 06:37

    By Ali A. Jenabzadeh

    Since victory of I.R. in Iran, U.S. failed to achieve its goals in the region: researcher

    TEHRAN - A Lebanese political researcher says that since the Islamic Revolution in Iran in 1979, the U.S. has failed to realize its military ambitions in the region.

  • Ashura; the battle that lasts forever 2021-09-25 19:26

    By Zahra Salimi

    The sprit of the battle against evil

    TEHRAN – An Indonesian film director says that everyone should pay attention to the message of Ashura.

  • America cannot confront Husseini ideology: political activist 2021-09-25 19:09

    By Mohammad M. Farahani

    America cannot confront Husseini ideology: political activist

    TEHRAN - A Lebanese political activist says that America and its allies cannot confront Husseini ideology of resistance movement.

  • Time to ‘fully develop’ tourism economy in Ilam province, Iranian president says 2021-09-25 18:53

    Time to ‘fully develop’ tourism economy in Ilam province, Iranian president says

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi has urged his administration to make extra efforts to fully develop the tourism-related economy in Ilam province.

  • Iraq to double Iranians’ visa quota for Arbaeen ritual 2021-09-10 17:59

    Iraq to double Iranians’ visa quota for Arbaeen ritual

    TEHRAN – Iraq has doubled its previously declared visa quota for the Iranian nationals willing to attend the Arbaeen pilgrimage.

  • Leader 2020-10-09 23:01

    Leader attends Arbaeen mourning ceremony

    TEHRAN — Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday attended the Arbaeen mourning ceremony, which arrives 40 days after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS).

  • “On Foot to the Sun” 2020-10-09 18:42

    Poet Alireza Qazveh publishes Arbaeen pilgrimage travelogue

    TEHRAN – Iranian poet Alireza Qazveh has published an account of his journey to Karbala throughout the annual pilgrimage of Arbaeen in Iraq in a book named “On Foot to the Sun”.

  • Iran, Iraq mulling to hold Arbaeen rituals online 2020-09-12 11:57

    Iran, Iraq mulling to hold Arbaeen rituals online

    TEHRAN – Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki and his Iraqi counterpart Hassan Al-Tamimi discussed the formation of a joint committee to hold Arbaeen rituals virtually this year amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Hossein Zolfaghari 2020-09-02 00:04

    No foreign pilgrim will be allowed to visit Iraq for Arbaeen

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Interior Minister Hossein Zolfaghari said on Tuesday that Iraq will not allow any foreign pilgrims to visit the country for Arbaeen due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

  • Arbaeen 2020-02-14 18:27

    IIDCYA photos exhibit explores children in Arbaeen gathering 

    TEHRAN -- Iran’s Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCYA) is displaying a selection of photos depicting children and teens during the annual pilgrimage of Arbaeen in Iraq.

  • Arbaeen hospitality gains UNESCO heritage status 2019-12-14 18:27

    Arbaeen hospitality gains UNESCO heritage status

    TEHRAN – The generous hospitality of Iraqi people during the Arbaeen pilgrimage has been added to UNESCO’s prestigious heritage list.

  • Iran not involved in providing security in Iraq during Arbaeen season: minister 2019-11-03 19:56

    Iran not involved in providing security in Iraq during Arbaeen season: minister

    TEHRAN – Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli has hailed the security of Iraq during the Arbaeen season, saying Iran had not been involved in providing Iraq’s security.

  • protests in Iraq 2019-10-29 16:53

    Iran issues travel warning for Iraq amid protests

    In the wake of recent violent protests in Iraq, Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs called on Iranians to postpone traveling to the Arab country until further notice.

  • IKIA operates 979 flights during Arbaeen season 2019-10-22 19:07

    IKIA operates 979 flights during Arbaeen season

    TEHRAN – Imam Khomeini International Airport has operated 979 flights between Iran and Iraq since the beginning of the Arbaeen season on October 9.