Iranians are marking one of the most important months on the Islamic calendar, Muharram.
Iraqi officials dismissed reports of fatalities during Monday’s anti-government protests in the holy city of Karbala, saying certain media outlets have been fabricating news.
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.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met a group of Iraqi tribal leaders from south of the country in the holy city of Karbala. During the last leg of his meetings with Iraqi officials, elites and representatives of Iraqi society from various ethnicities and regions, Zarif sat for talks with the tribal leaders and clans’ […]
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. The uprising […]
TEHRAN – As the annual congregation of Shiite Muslims in commemoration of Arbaeen, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS), is reaching its climax, thousands of Iranians are crossing the border every hour to reach the Iraqi city of Karbala. Iraq has so far granted around 2.5 million Iranian applicants visas […]
TEHRAN – The Iraqi army said late on Sunday that it had killed 21 suicide attackers from the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group near the holy city of Karbala. The Takfiri militants were killed in an operation by Iraqi forces on the borders between Anbar province and the holy city of Karbala, where millions of Shiite […]