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  • Iraq 2021-05-10 21:15

     Iran-Iraq relations impervious to machination

    TEHRAN – A mysterious set of events is unfolding in Iraq that resulted in a state of anxiety in the Iran-Iraq relations, prompting pundits to ponder whether there were plans to undermine relations between the two countries.

  • وزارت خارجه ایران 2021-05-10 21:13

    Iran summons Iraqi ambassador over Karbala incident

    TEHRAN— Following attacks on the Iranian Consulate in Karbala on Sunday, the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday summoned the Iraqi ambassador to Tehran to remind that it is necessary that relevant Iraqi departments maintain security for Iran's diplomatic buildings in accordance with the 1961 Vienna Convention.

  • Ashura 2020-09-04 18:13

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    The reality of Ashura versus the reality show of America

    “Every day is Ashura and every land is Karbala.” —Imam Jafar Sadiq (AS)1

  • Muhammad al-Zoubi 2020-08-30 23:53

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Resistance movement represents the nobility of Imam Hussein: Islamic scholar

    TEHRAN – Muhammad al-Zoubi, a Lebanese Islamic scholar, is of the opinion that all Yazid’s crimes are embodied in the Zionist regime-U.S. axis, and “we find the Husseini nobility in the axis of the Islamic Republic and the resistance movement.”

  • Tekyeh 2020-08-26 18:57

    By Samaneh Aboutalebi

    Tekyehs echo Muharram mourning through history

    Tekyehs, venues for the gathering of mourners who honor the way Imam Hussein (AS) chose to live and to die, have been blood floating in the Iranian mourning culture veins, refreshed year after year, century after century, since Iranians have mourned the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS), the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and his 72 loyal companions for centuries.

  • Muharram rituals: flagpole-carrying in Shahroud 2020-08-23 21:58

    By Seyed Hossein Hosseiniseddiq            

    Muharram rituals: flagpole-carrying in Shahroud

    In Muharram culture, Shia Muslims perform the ritual of carrying flagpoles to commemorate the memory of Holiness Abol-Fazl Al-Abbas (PBUH), the faithful flag bearer of the Karbala plain.

  • Nakhl Gardani, Yazd 2020-08-18 19:30

    (Part 1/8)

    Muharram mourning: A glimpse of indigenous rituals across Iran

    TEHRAN - Every year, people in different parts of Iran hold rituals to commemorate Muharram mourning season gloriously in public. The commemoration of the battle of Karbala on the day of Ashura (10th day of Muharram) and the epic passion and courage of Imam Hussein (AS) and his 72 loyal companions who were all martyred (in 680 CE) is annually honored by Iranians.

  • سیل خروشان مردم تهران در مراسم تشییع شهید سپهبد سلیمانی 2020-01-06 20:59

    Farewell, Commander

    TEHRAN - Spectacular scenes were witnessed in the packed streets of Tehran on Monday as millions came out to bid a tearful adieu to their beloved commander, Lt. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, and his comrades.

  • Funeral processions of martyred Iranian, Iraqi commanders in Karbala 2020-01-05 08:51

    Funeral procession held for martyred Iranian, Iraqi commanders in Karbala

    Thousands of Iraqi people held a funeral procession for the commander of Iran’s IRGC Quds Force, Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, and the deputy chief of Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis in Karbala on Saturday.

  • Iran closes southwestern border to Iraqi travelers 2019-12-17 19:39

    Iran closes southwestern border to Iraqi travelers

    TEHRAN – Iran has closed its southwestern Chazzabeh border crossing with Iraq to inbound travelers due to insecurity and unrest in the neighboring country.

  • 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.

  • Iraq 2019-11-04 18:31

    Iraq condemns attack on Iran’s consulate in Karbala 

    TEHRAN – The Iraqi Foreign Ministry, in a statement on Monday, strongly condemned the so-called protestors’ assault on the Iranian consulate in the holy city of Karbala. 

  • 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.

  • Over 15 million pilgrims visited Karbala this year: report 2019-10-21 18:06

    Over 15 million pilgrims visited Karbala this year: report

    TEHRAN – More than 15.22 million pilgrims entered the holy city of Karbala from five cities of Baghdad, Najaf, Babylon, al-Hurr and Hussainiyeh, according to a report.

  • Despite media bias, Western people have right to authentic information on Arbaeen 2019-10-19 20:53

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Despite media bias, Western people have right to authentic information on Arbaeen

    Mass media outlets, including news agencies, radio, television, the Internet and mobile platforms, have undoubtedly become the primary source of information for the majority of, if not all, individuals in modern societies.

  • Es’haq Jahangiri 2019-10-19 18:59

    Jahangiri thanks Iraqis for Arbaeen season hospitality

    TEHRAN – Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has expressed gratitude to the Iraqi government and nation for their warm hospitality during the Arbaeen season.

  • Arbaeen 2019-10-19 13:46

    The epic of Arba’een

    Massive processions underway in Iraq's Karbala as millions mark Arba’een

    TEHRAN- Huge processions have been held in the Iraqi holy city of Karbala as millions of mourners commemorated Arba’een, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam.

  • Exhibitions of handicrafts, souvenirs set up for Arbaeen pilgrims 2019-10-15 20:21

    Exhibitions of handicrafts, souvenirs set up for Arbaeen pilgrims

    TEHRAN – Several sales exhibitions, featuring local handicrafts and souvenirs, have been set up across Ilam province, where thousands of Arbaeen pilgrims are on their way to the holy city of Karbala in Iraq.

  • IKIA transports 49,000 Arbaeen pilgrims in 4 days 2019-10-14 17:58

    IKIA transports 49,000 Arbaeen pilgrims in 4 days

    TEHRAN – Imam Khomeini International Airport has transported some 49,000 passengers from Tehran to Iraqi cities of Najaf and Baghdad to participate in the Arbaeen pilgrimage in a span of four days.

  • Lovers of Imam Hussein on way to Karbala  2019-10-14 11:44

    Lovers of Imam Hussein on way to Karbala 

    Lovers of Imam Hussein (AS) are flocking to Karbala to mark the Arbaeen ritual. So far, more than two million Iranians have crossed into Iraq and more is expected in the next few days.  Karbala is home to the shrine of Imam Hussein, who was martyred along with 72 of his relatives and companions in the battle of Karbala against the forces of the Caliph, in 680 AD.

  • 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.

  • Arbaeen pilgrims, Karbala (file photo) 2019-10-06 15:52

    Arbaeen preparation: towards global justice

    In the name of Allah who states “Shall We treat those who believe and work deeds of righteousness the same as those who do mischief on earth? Shall we treat those who guard against evil, the same as those who turn aside from the right?" Q38:28  

  • فرودگاه امام خمینی 2019-10-02 19:30

    Imam Khomeini Intl. Airport to operate extra flights for Arbaeen

    TEHRAN – Imam Khomeini International Airport is scheduled to operate extra flights to cater for religious pilgrimage of Arbaeen, which falls on October 19 this year.

  • 20,000 traffic police forces on duty during Arbaeen pilgrimage 2019-09-18 19:22

    20,000 traffic police forces on duty during Arbaeen pilgrimage

    TEHRAN – During the Arbaeen pilgrimage, some 20,000 traffic police forces will stand guard to ensure the pilgrims’ safety, traffic police chief Seyed Kamal Hadianfar has announced.

  • Muslim mourners mark martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS)   2019-09-04 12:37

    Muslim mourners mark martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS)  

    Muslim mourners travel on a street in Karbala, Iraq on September 3, 2019 in a group representing the caravan of Imam Hussein (AS) and his companions when they embarked on a journey to Kufa in 680 CE.    

  • File photo shows thousands of Shia pilgrims, reuniting in the holy city of Karbala to commemorate Arbaeen, the end of a 40-day mourning period after the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS). 2019-09-02 19:09

    Iran-Iraq border open to Arbaeen pilgrims

    TEHRAN - Iran-Iraq border crossing of Khosravi was opened to Arbaeen pilgrims on Sunday in order to facilitate the commute of people who want to visit the holy city of Karbala.

  • 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.

  • Fire incident at Kalleh Company in Iraq was ‘intentional’: CEO 2019-06-01 19:56

    Fire incident at Kalleh Company in Iraq was ‘intentional’: CEO

    TEHRAN – Gholam-Ali Soleimani, the CEO of Kalleh Dairy, has described as intentional the fire incident at the company’s branch in Iraq’s Karbala which occurred on Tuesday.

  • دیدار تیم های فوتبال ذوب آهن اصفهان و الزورا عراق 2019-05-08 03:25

    Iran’s Zob Ahan qualify for AFC Champions League Round of 16

    TEHRAN – Zob Ahan football team of Iran earned a place at the 2019 AFC Champions League Round of 16 with a 2-2 draw against Al Zawraa of Iraq at Karbala International Stadium on Tuesday.

  • Tehran: March of Arbaeen  2018-10-31 09:51

    Tehran: March of Arbaeen 

    Thousands of people who did not have the privilege to travel to Karbala to visit the oly shrine of Imam Hossein to mark the Arbaeen ritual, in a symbolic move took the streets of the capital city of Tehran and marched toward Shahr-e Ray in south-west Tehran.