Hashd al-Sha’abi said the anti-terror resistance group will oversee the security of Arbaeen processions underway in the Arab country.
“Fried chicken, fried fish, rice!” Mohammed al-Mohammedawi shouts to pilgrims passing his roadside food tent in Baghdad on their way to the holy city of Karbala on foot.
Iraq’s ambassador to Tehran reiterated that his country would not grant any foreign pilgrim entry for this year’s Arbaeen season as part of the coronavirus restrictions.
The religious processions marking Arbaeen would not be held in Iran and Iraq this year because of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
President Hassan Rouhani announced the cancellation of Iranians’ participation in this year’s Arbaeen procession in Iraq due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.
Baghdad has decided to bar all foreign pilgrims from visiting Iraq for this year’s Arbaeen season due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, an Iranian deputy minister said.
Millions of pilgrims, mostly Muslims, including a record number of Iranians, gathered in Iraq’s holy city of Karbala yesterday to commemorate Arbaeen, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, the third Shia Imam.
Saturday October 19 in Iran coincides with Arbaeen and it may be on October 20 in Iraq.
TEHRAN (Iran News)– Imam Khomeini International Airport is scheduled to operate 676 extra flights in order to make the best use of air traffic during Arbaeen pilgrimage. In close cooperation with Iran Civil Aviation Organization, the IKIA have received permits for 676 extra flights for Arbaeen, which will be operated from October 9 to November […]
Tehran (Iran News) – An official of Arbaeen special office said on Thursday that the Khosravi official border point was closed due to a demand from Iraqi Government. Jafar Hemmati said that the Khosravi border Point will be closed until further notice because of security issues, according to IRNA. Hemmati said that the negotiations for […]