As hundreds of thousands of Shia Muslims converged onto Beirut’s southern suburbs in Lebanon, the Ashoura procession also turned into a massive show of support for Hezbollah.
Dressed in black from head to toe, hundreds of thousands of mourners filled the streets of the southern suburbs of Beirut, to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein. Continue reading Hundreds of thousands in Lebanon mourn Imam Hussein
Shia Muslim Houthis have commemorated Ashura, the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH) in the Yemeni capital Sana’a, Press TV report.
Thousands of Shia Houthis gathered in an indoor stadium in Sana’a on Tuesday to honor Ashura, the 10th day of the lunar month of Muharram, which marks the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia imam.
“We should always remember the principles which Imam Hussein sacrificed his life for. Imam Hussein and his companions stood firmly against all the oppressors and their plots,” said Ali Jadban, a Houthi loyalist, in an address to the massive gathering of mourners in Sana’a. Continue reading Houthis commemorate Ashoura in Yemen
by Marwa Haidar, Al-Manar
Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah said that the coward Takfiris have no future in the region, stressing that the resistance party will have the honor to defeat them.
In a speech addressing mourners in al-Raya Stadium in the tenth day of Muharram, Sayyed Nasrallah stated that the Takfiris wanted to control all the Syrian territories but they couldn’t, noting that this is a great victory.
His eminence said that the Israeli leaders are worried about the abilities of the resistance, assuring that the Zionist enemy can’t launch a war against Lebanon because of its full readiness. Continue reading Sayyed Nasrallah: We’ll Have the Honor of Defeating the Coward Takfiris
Defying all threats, Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah appeared in person at Sayyed Shohadaa complex on the eve of Ashura, unleashing stances on internal and regional issues.
Sayyed Nasrallah”Our actual candidate for the presidential elections is General Michel Aoun,” Sayyed Nasrallah said from Beirut’s southern suburb in commemoration of the tenth night of Ashura, adding that “he who’s betting on external conflicts to elect the President will wait for years.” He said that if the local forces want to engage in national dialogue, “they must first liberate themselves from regional vetoes.” Continue reading Sayyed Nasrallah Appears in Person For Ashoura: Our Candidate for President is Michel Aoun
Iraq stepped up security amid fears of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group launching major attacks as thousands of Shia worshipers flocked Monday to the shrine city of Karbala for an annual pilgrimage.
The pilgrims are prime targets for the ISIS jihadists, who have carried out a series of mass executions in recent days, killing scores of members of a tribe in Iraq’s western Anbar province. Continue reading Iraq steps up security measures ahead of Ashura commemorations
Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah stressed Sunday that the Islamic Resistance of Lebanon is engaged on the Syrian front in order to deter the U.S., Zionist and Takfiri hegemony. Continue reading S. Nasrallah: We Fight in Syria So ISIS Massacres Won’t Be Repeated in Lebanon
Weekend bombings in the Baghdad area killed at least 36 people, just days ahead of major Shia religious commemorations that face significant danger from militants, security and medical officials said.
A car bomb targeting Shia pilgrims killed 12 people in Baghdad on Sunday, police and hospital sources said. Continue reading Bombings targeting pilgrims heading to Karbala leave 36 dead
by Jonathan Azaziah (Mouqawamah Music EXCLUSIVE)
Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah’s recent Ashoura speech — which Mouqawamah Music excerpted just the other day via Al-Manar — was a blistering takedown of Wahhabi-Takfirism and it was quite possibly his most brilliant, in-depth denunciation of the twisted, perverted ideology yet, as he categorically broke down its dangers from the historical, cultural, political, military and security angles, as well as the increasing need for Sunni-Shi’a unity to confront it. Hizbullah’s Secretary-General also discussed the dangerous rise of atheism in the Arab-Islamic world, an obvious side-effect of the Takfiri sickness afflicting the region and yet another issue that requires steadfast and committed Sunni-Shi’a unity to tackle and ultimately defeat it. Continue reading Saudis Get The Smackdown: On Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah’s Recent Ashoura Speech