Shia Muslims Worldwide Commemorate Ashura with Mourning Ceremonies

IQNA – Millions of Muslims around the world have commemorated Ashura, a day of remembrance for the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shia Imam and the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
Teenage Students Hold ‘Ahla Min Al-Asal’ Mourning in Over 400 Regions Across Iran
IQNA – The "Ahla Min Al-Asal" mourning ceremony was held in more than 400 locations across Iran as teenage students led the ceremonies.
08:56 , 2024 Jul 12
7th Arbaeen Int’l Conference Slated for Late September  
IQNA – The 7th edition of the Arbaeen International Conference will be held in the Iranian capital of Tehran in late September.
22:49 , 2024 Jul 15
Mourning Ceremony Held in Bangkok on Eve of Tasua  
IQNA – Muharram mourning rituals are held at the Iranian Cultural Center in Bangkok, Thailand, during the first ten nights of the lunar Hijri calendar month (began on July 7).
20:51 , 2024 Jul 15
Muharram Mourning Ceremony Held in Presence of Ayatollah Khamenei
IQNA – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei attended a mourning ceremony on the 8th night of the lunar Hijri month of Muharram.
15:30 , 2024 Jul 14
Imam Ali Shrine Covered with Red Carpets Ahead of Ashura
IQNA – As the day of Ashura approaches, the courtyards of the holy shrine of Imam Ali (AS) in Najaf, Iraq, were covered with red carpets.
10:08 , 2024 Jul 14
Astan of Hazrat Abbas Holy Shrine Organizing Muharram Mourning Rituals in Africa
IQNA – The Astan (custodianship) of the holy shrine of Hazrat Abbas (AS) is organizing mourning rituals in a number of African countries during the lunar Hijri month of Muharram.
18:15 , 2024 Jul 13
Imam Hussein Holy Shrine Being Prepared for Rakdha Tuwairaj Ritual
IQNA – As the day of Ashura approaches, the Astan (custodianship) of Imam Hussein’s (AS) holy shrine in Karbala, Iraq, is preparing for the annual ritual of Rakdha Tuwairaj.
17:16 , 2024 Jul 13
Flags of Mourning Raised on Domes of Karbala Holy Shrines
IQNA – The red flags of the holy shrines of Imam Hussein (AS) and Hazrat Abbas (AS) were lowered and black flags of mourning were raised on the domes of the shrines on Monday.
16:25 , 2024 Jul 08
Husseini Infants Gatherings Planned in Iran, 45 Other Countries
IQNA – As Shia Muslims mourn the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS) in the lunar Hijri month of Muharram, special processions called “Husseini Infants Gatherings” are planned to be held in Iran and other countries.
17:33 , 2024 Jul 10
Islamic Center of England Hosts Muharram Mourning Rituals
IQNA – The Islamic Center of England in London hosts mourning ceremonies on the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS) during the lunar Hijri month of Muharram.
10:27 , 2024 Jul 10
Iran’s Awqaf Organization to Set Up 370 Moukebs in Arbaeen Season
IQNA – The Awqaf and Charity Affairs Organization of Iran plans to set up more than 370 Moukebs during the Arbaeen march, the head of the organization said.
22:27 , 2024 Jul 09
Bahraini Scholars Highlight Using All Capacities to Promote Message of Ashura Uprising
IQNA – Senior Bahraini scholars underscored the need to use all capacities to promote the message of Imam Hussein (AS).
12:23 , 2024 Jul 09