Imam Hussain shrine held Quran competition for women

(AhlulBayt News Agency) – The National Center for Quranic Sciences of the Shia Endowment has held the second preliminary competition in Quran recitation and memorization for women, in cooperation with Dar al-Quran Center of Imam Hussein Holy Shrine in the holy shrine at Karbala. Head of the Quran Teaching Unit Entisar Abbas said, “This preliminary competition is an extension to […]

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Over 80,000 Indonesians rally to protest Trump’s Al-Quds decision

(AhlulBayt News Agency) – Indonesian people held mass rally on Sunday in the country’s capital city Jakarta to protest US president’s provocative decision to recognize al-Quds as Israeli regime’s capital. Over 80,000 people, estimated by police, marched from the main mosque in Jakarta to Monas square in the city, while chanting pro-Palestinian and anti-US, Israeli slogans, Reuters reported. Flags of […]

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Iran to send 3rd humanitarian aid Cargo to Rohingya Muslims refugees in Bangladesh

(AhlulBayt News Agency) – Iran is due to load and send its third cargo of humanitarian aid to Myanmar’s Muslim refugees in Bangladesh later on Tuesday. Head of Iran’s Red Crescent Society Ali Asqar Peivandi along with one of his deputies will head to Bangladesh on Tuesday night and the humanitarian aid will be loaded and dispatched to the Myanmar […]

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Millions Marked Ashura in Karbala

Millions of Muslims have gathered in Iraq’s holy city of Karbala to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain, known as Ashura. Ashura rituals involve self flagellation to express deep sorrow over the martyrdom of Hussain, who martyred in Karbala in 680 AD. Karbala is home to the holy shrines of Imam Hussain, the 3rd Shia Imam and his brother […]

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Daily pictures

The Ashura mourning ceremony of 10th day of the Islamic calendar month of Muharram was marked by wide presence of Imam Hossein’s lovers on the first day of October in the holy shrines of Imam Hossein and his brother Abbas ibn Ali and across Karbala.

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The event of Ghadir Khumm

The event of Ghadir Khumm It was where, among other things,  prophet Muhammad reportedly announced that “to whomsoever I am Mawla, Ali is also their Mawla.” Shia Muslims believe this to be the appointment of Ali as Muhammad’s successor. Most Muslims accept the historicity of the event, but not all believe that this constituted an appointment of Ali as the successor to the Prophet. […]

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