battle of karbala

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  • 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.

  • Teahouse painting exhibition explores Battle of Karbala 2020-08-24 19:06

    Teahouse painting exhibition explores Battle of Karbala

    TEHRAN – A collection of teahouse paintings depicting stories on the Battle of Karbala are on display in an exhibition at Mehrsan Gallery in Tehran.

  • A unique experience in life: Traveling to Iran during Muharram 2019-09-07 19:40

    By Afshin Majlesi

    A unique experience in life: Traveling to Iran during Muharram

    TEHRAN – A unique time for visiting Iran is during the first ten days of the lunar month of Muharram, which falls from Sept. 1 to 10 this year. That’s because Iranians, who are mostly Shia Muslims, hold special ceremonies during this time. For Shia Muslims, Muharram is a turning point in the history of Islam.

  • 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.

  • Muharram, rejoining families, promoting intimacy 2018-09-18 10:16

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Muharram, rejoining families, promoting intimacy

    Once I grew old enough to figure out the main reasons behind the mourning rituals of Muharram I became genuinely fond of it, as it is not just a month grieve, but a time to heighten the strong sense of intimacy.

  • 2018 Hosseini infancy conference held nationwide 2018-09-14 15:30

    Hosseini infants ceremony marked in Iran

    TEHRAN —The Hosseini infants ceremony was held nationwide on Friday in commemoration of Ali al-Asghar, the six-month-old baby boy of Imam Hossein (AS) who was the youngest person killed in the Battle of Karbala.