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Tag Archives: Imam Hossain

January, 2016

November, 2015

  • 7 November

    Ashura, A Day Like No Other


    1335 years ago, on Ashura; the tenth day of the new Islamic year, in the early hours of the afternoon, on a sand-dune at Karbala, south of the current Iraqi capital, a convoy of men, women, and children was savagely massacred and 110 were killed by an army of over 30,000. ...

October, 2015

  • 25 October

    Worldwide Rituals Held to Mark Ashura

    Ashura, the 10th day of the lunar month of Muharram, marks the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain (AS), the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH&HF). One of the philosophy of Imam Hussain uprising is to Commanding Good and Forbidding Evil – a must for every Muslim, during the Abbasid caliph Yazid ...

  • 22 October

    Bahraini scholars issue statement over attacks on Muharram mourners

    In statement released, a group of prominent Bahraini Shi’ite clerics have condemned the recent terrorist attack against Shi’ite mourners in the Saudi Arabian city of Sayhat and the shootings in two husayniyah’s in the Bahraini towns of al-Hamalah and Dumistan, in which the Takfiri terrorist group ISIL claimed responsibility for. ...

  • 19 October

    Sunni cleric hails Ashura as Islamic unity axis

    Prominent Lebanese cleric praised Ashura (martyrdom anniversary of third Shia Imam) as an axis for Islamic unity demanding for avoiding religious prejudices. Sheikh Ahmad al Zein, head of the society of scholars in Lebanon, extended his condolences over the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS), third Shia Imam, saying that ...

  • 19 October

    English Muharram mourning ceremonies held in Iran-Tehran

    A group of foreign nationals located in Tehran along with Iranians who used to live abroad or even pay occasional visits to Iran, have gathered together to commemorate martyrdom of Imam Hussain on the Day of Ashura. A group of foreign nationals located in Tehran along with Iranians who used ...

  • 14 October

    Moscow Islamic Center to Host Mourning Ceremonies in Muharram

    The Islamic Center of Moscow will host ceremonies in the Hijri lunar month of Muharram. According to the Iranian Cultural Center in Russia, the mourning rituals will start from Wednesday, October 14, with the participation of the devotees of Imam Hussain (AS). Beginning after Maghrib (a while after sunset) and ...

  • 13 October

    “Enemies aim at Muslims’ unity concocting plots to part the World of Islam.” Ayatollah Makarem

    Qom seminary instructor urged Muslims to safeguard unity during Muharram holding mourning ceremonies and Ashoura as a chance for Muslims to iron out their problems. On the threshold of Muharram and new Hegira year, top cleric Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi  urged Muslims to preserve unity and cooperate more than before ...