Imam Hussain (A.S.)


  • Pilgrims gather around the shrine of Imam Hussein (AS) to mark Arbaeen in an undated photo. 2018-10-10 20:23

    Tehran conference to discuss Arbaeen as spiritual heritage

    TEHRAN – A number of cultural experts, academia and religious scholars have been invited to discuss Arbaeen as a spiritual heritage in a conference, which will be held at Tehran’s Iranology Foundation on October 15.

  • Ashura 2018/09/23

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Why Zainab’s (SA) mandate is heavier than Hussain’s (AS)

    TEHRAN - Ashura was marked across the world with tremendous religious fervor this weekend. Massive processions were taken out in different countries to pay glowing tribute to the martyrs of Karbala. Mourners wore black dresses, recited soul-stirring elegies and reaffirmed their pledge to uphold the sacrosanct principles exemplified by the grandson of the Holy Prophet (pbuh) on the desert plains of Karbala more than 1400 years ago.

  • Muhrram 2018/09/17

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Karbala to Kashmir: Brief history of ‘Azadari’

    TEHRAN - It’s that time of year again when the campaigners of truth and justice, cutting across ethno-sectarian and ideological lines, rally to pay homage to the ‘master of the martyrs’, a 7th century revolutionary historical figure who redefined the ideas of resistance and resilience on the desert plains of Karbala (Iraq) 1400 years ago.

  • ‘Forbidding wrong should be directed toward plunderers’ 2018-09-15 04:15

    ‘Forbidding wrong should be directed toward plunderers’

    TEHRAN – Interim Friday Prayer preacher of Tehran Ayatollah Kazem Sediqqi says that enjoining good and forbidding wrong should be primarily directed toward “political and economic roughnecks” who are plundering and looting the country.