Arbaeen pilgrimage

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  • ‘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.

  • Arbaeen Pilgrimage 2021-09-27 00:40

    By Myles Hoenig 

    The tables are turning against the U.S. presence in West Asia 

    TEHRAN- It’s always gratifying to see the bully being beaten, getting his comeuppance, or stood up to by those he has been harassing, humiliating, hurting, intimidating for so long. Sometimes that’s all it takes. The most aggressive bully in West Asia and much of the world is the United States. It goes where it wants and does what it pleases.

  • Medical emergency measures for Arbaeen pilgrims 2021-09-24 17:22

    Medical emergency measures for Arbaeen pilgrims

    TEHRAN – Since Wednesday, Medical Emergency Organization has performed 1,227 COVID-19 tests at the border of Mehran, to serve the pilgrims of Arbaeen, ILNA reported on Thursday.

  • Iran and Iraq agree to ease visa restrictions 2021-09-13 18:36

    Iran and Iraq agree to ease visa restrictions

    TEHRAN - Iran and Iraq have agreed to ease tough visa restrictions, Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi announced on Sunday, as a step forward in broadening bilateral relations.

  • Arbaeen 2020-10-06 22:52

    Toward Hussein (AS)

    TEHRAN – Despite the travel restrictions imposed following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Iran and Iraq, the Iranian people made preparations to commemorate the Day of Arbaeen alongside their Iraqi coreligionists through online campaigns, a move that highlighted the deep impacts past years’ Arbaeen had on the people across the border.

  • 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.

  • Arbaeen pilgrimage 2020-01-27 18:18

    IIDCYA photo contest on Arbaeen pilgrimage selects winners 

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCYA) announced the winners of a photo contest on the annual pilgrimage of Arbaeen on Monday.

  • Arbaeen pilgrimage 2019-10-08 18:04

    Iranian literati to attend Arbaeen gathering

    TEHRAN – A group of 80 Iranian writers and poets will be attending the annual Arbaeen pilgrimage in Iraq. 

  • Iranian pilgrims go on a long trek towards Karbala, where Imam Hussein (AS) is laid to rest, to pay tribute to the third Shia Imam who was the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). 2019-10-07 18:33

    Iran temporarily lifts visa requirement for Iraqi nationals

    TEHRAN – Iran’s embassy in Baghdad has announced that Iraqi nationals can visit Iran without a visa from October 24 to December 27, 2019.

  • Tehran Municipality earmarks $2.3m for Arbaeen pilgrimage 2019-09-30 18:18

    Tehran Municipality earmarks $2.3m for Arbaeen pilgrimage

    TEHRAN – Tehran Municipality has allocated 100 billion rials (nearly $2.3 million) to provide people with various services during the Arbaeen pilgrimage, IRNA news agency reported.

  • Over 102,000 Iranians so far registered to attend Arbaeen trek 2019-09-01 17:55

    Over 102,000 Iranians so far registered to attend Arbaeen trek

    TEHRAN – More than 102,000 Iranians have so far registered to participate in the Arbaeen pilgrimage, Amir Moradi, an official with the Arbaeen headquarters has stated.

  • Iranian consul general in Iraq 2019-07-28 18:27

    Iranian consul general warns pilgrims against illegal entry into Iraq

    TEHRAN – Iran’s consul general in the Iraqi city of Karbala has warned Iranian pilgrims against illegal entry into Iraq during the Arba’een rituals.

  • A view of the ruined Taq Kasra in Iraq 2019-06-21 20:06

    Iran, Iraq ink MOU to expand tourism ties  

    TEHRAN – Iran and Iraq have recently agreed in principle to further develop ties in the arenas of tourism, pilgrimage, cultural heritage and handicrafts, CHTN reported. 

  • Iran, Iraq seeking UN recognition of Arba’een pilgrimage 2019-02-11 22:21

    Iran, Iraq seeking UN recognition of Arba’een pilgrimage

    TEHRAN - Iranian tourism and cultural heritage authorities in collaboration with their Iraqi counterparts are implementing a plan to promote the recognition of Arba’een pilgrimage on the UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, CHTN reported.

  • Which countries do Iranians visit the most? 2018-12-15 20:44

    Which countries do Iranians visit the most?

    TEHRAN - Which countries did Iranians travel to the most during the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year started on March 21?

  • Arbaeen 2018-10-30 20:41

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Arbaeen trek, a march towards unanimity

    Once again pilgrims of different colors, race and religions set off on a long, peaceful march to show the world the overwhelming love they have for the third Shia Imam and all the virtues he stood for.

  • Arbaeen pilgrims, Karbala (file photo) 2018-10-28 19:11

    Cinema Verite receives nine submissions on Arbaeen pilgrimage

    TEHRAN – Cinema Verite, Iran’s major documentary film festival, has received nine films revolving around the Arbaeen pilgrimage, the organizers announced on Sunday.

  • Yaseen Ahmed Abbass (L) and Ali-Asghar Peyvandi 2018-10-27 04:20

    Iranian, Iraqi RCSs to build hospital in Karbala

    TEHRAN — Following a memorandum of understanding inked between Iraq’s Red Crescent Society and Iran’s Red Crescent Society a hospital will be jointly built in Karbala, ISNA reported on Friday.

  • 1.8 million Iranian pilgrims taking trek to Karbala 2018-10-26 23:12

    1.8 million Iranian pilgrims taking trek to Karbala

    TEHRAN — Some 1.8 million pilgrims from Iran have received visas to participate in the Arbaeen trek, an official with Interior Ministry has said.

  • A poster for the Arbaeen pilgrimage photography contest. 2018-10-16 18:19

    Iranian center to organize photo contest on Arbaeen pilgrimage

    TEHRAN – Al-Ummah, a satellite institute of Iran’s Study Center of the Islamic Revolution Cultural Front, plans to organize a photography contest on the Arbaeen pilgrimage this year.

  • Iran to set up 10 field hospitals for Arbaeen pilgrims 2018-10-12 20:26

    Iran to set up 10 field hospitals for Arbaeen pilgrims

    TEHRAN — Some 10 field hospitals will be set up in border areas of Shalamcheh, Chazzabeh, and Mehran as well as the path for Arbaeen pilgrimage from the Iraqi cities of Najaf to Karbala.