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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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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, ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

History of the Cemetery Of Jannat Al-Baqi

Where Imam Hasan Ibn Ali (2nd Imam), Imam Ali Ibn Al-Husayn (4th imam), Imam Muhammad Ibn Ali (5th imam), & Imam Ja’far Ibn Muhammad (6th imam), peace be upon them, are buried On 8th Shawwal, Wednesday, in the year 1345 AH (April 21, 1925), mausoleums in Jannatul Al-Baqi (Madina) were demolished by King Ibn Saud. In the same year (1925), ... Read More »

Iraqi Deputy Speaker calls for restoring Baqi cemetery

First Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives Hassan Karim Al-Kaabi called on Saudi Arabia to restore the Baqi Cemetery .     In a statement on Monday, Al-Kaabi urged the Saudi government to restore the shrines of Shia Imams (AS) in the cemetery. He also called on international organizations and Muslim and Arab countries to pressure Riyadh to ... Read More »

Bahrain Islamic Action Society: Islamic Ummah demands the reconstruction of “Jannat Al-Baqi’”

Bahrain’s Islamic Action Society said: “On the 8th of Shawwal, the International Day of Al-Baqi ‘, we call on the Islamic Ummah to take a stand in this area and demand the construction of the Jannat Al-Baqi’ Foundation through activities and efforts.” In a statement published yesterday, the Bahraini Islamic Action Society condemned Al-Saud’s attempt to destroy the tombs of ... Read More »

Ansarullah Slams Sudanese Official’s Meeting with Netanyahu

The spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement condemned a meeting between Chairman of the Sovereignty Council of Sudan Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah Burhan and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. In a post on his Twitter account on Tuesday, Mohammad Abdul-Salam warned about diversion of the Sudanese revolution from its objectives, al-Masirah reported. The Sudanese people will not forgive Burhan for ... Read More »

Missile Attacks A Slap in Face of US: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said Iran’s missile attacks against US forces in Iraq following the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani was just “a slap”. On the anniversary of people of Qom’s January 9, 1978 uprising, thousands of people from Qom met with the Leader of the Revolution, Ayatollah Khamenei, this morning January 8, 2020. While ... Read More »