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International forum on Baqi planned in Qom

An international forum titled “Baqi; Sanctuary of Ahl-ul-Bayt (AS) and Companions of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)” is planned to be held in the holy city of Qom on May 19. It will be organized by the representative office of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution in Hajj and Pilgrimage Affairs and the Arbaeen Central Headquarters. The representative office in the …

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Guide to participate in the design competition for the holy shrine of the Baqia

Guide to participate in the design competition for the holy shrine of the BaqiaAims of the festival Following the welcome of designers and consulting engineering companies from the competition “Architectural Design of the Holy Shrine of the Baqia ” and considering the conditions of the beginning of the fourth wave of the Covid_19 disease crisis, also following the repeated request …

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PMU Holding Quranic Programs during Arbaein Pilgrimage

The Religious Office of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU)- also known as Hashd Al-Sha’abi, has organized various cultural, religious and Quranic programs for Arbaein pilgrims including recitation of one page of the Holy Quran. The programs started on the 12th of the lunar Hijri month of Safar (September 30) with holding Quranic sessions and mourning rituals. The pilgrims are invited …

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Terrorist Attacks on Arbaein Pilgrims Thwarted in Iraq

Iraqi security forces foiled more plans by terrorist groups to target Arbaein pilgrims ahead of the huge annual gathering in Karbala. The spokesman for Iraq’s Joint Operations Command said on Monday that the country’s security forces discovered two bomb-laden vehicles and a Katyusha rocket cache that the terrorists had prepared to target the pilgrims, Baghdad Today reported. Tahseen al-Khafaji said …

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Mourners Gather in Karbala Ahead of Arbaein

Iraqis from all over the country have gathered in the holy city of Karbala ahead of Arbaeen to mourn the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) and his companions. Arbaeen, which is one of the largest religious gatherings in the world, comes 40 days after Ashura, the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia Imam (AS). This year it falls on Thursday, …

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Arbaein March Showcases Power of Faith, Love for Humanity

The deputy head of the Al al-Bayt (AS) Institute in Turkey said the annual Arbaeen march demonstrates the power of faith and love for humanity and nobleness. Michael Guzil said the annual processions held on Arbaeen symbolize the love for the movement and uprising of Imam Hussein (AS). He further highlighted Leader of the Islamic Revolutio Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei’s …

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