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Sayyed Hashim al-Haidari: Only Iran helped prevent fall of Iraq to ISIS

Muslims Mark Arbaeen in Nigeria

TEHRAN (FNA)- Muslims in Nigeria held the annual Arbaeen (40 days of mourning for Imam Hossein after he was martyred on the day of Ahoura over 13 centuries ago) mourning rituals.

Shiite Muslims on Saturday gathered in the city of Zaria to hold processions along with fellow countrymen, press tv reported.

Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, said that attendance was considerably remarkable.

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Islamic-Christian Unity: Priests March For Imam Hussein On Arbaeen

With the Zionist-Takfiri war on Christians and Arab-Christian identity and history raging in Palestine, Syria, Lebanon and Iraq itself, seeing Christian priests marching with Muslim pilgrims who flocked in record numbers to the holy city of Karbala for Arbaeen is nothing short of awe-inspiring.  Indeed, this beautiful act of defiance is the remedy for the the murderous Takfirism of ISIS and the very embodiment of what Imam Hussein (A.S.) stood for, fought for and sacrificed himself for. Continue reading Islamic-Christian Unity: Priests March For Imam Hussein On Arbaeen

Thousands Mark Arbaeen at Sayyeda Zaynab Shrine in Damascus Countryside

Thousands of worshippers marked on Saturday Arbaeen at Sayyeda Zainab Shrine in Damascus countryside, amid strict security measures.

The worshippers mourned the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) and a number of His Noble Family members as well as His companions and rallied the streets which in the Shrine’s vicinity. Continue reading Thousands Mark Arbaeen at Sayyeda Zaynab Shrine in Damascus Countryside

A record high: 20 million mourners mark Arba’een in Iraq’s Karbala

by Altaf Ahmad, Press TV

Millions of black-clad mourners flooding the holy city of Karbala for Arba’een. They have flocked to the holy city of Karbala from all over the world in a deafening roar of determination in the face of ISIL-led terrorism. Continue reading A record high: 20 million mourners mark Arba’een in Iraq’s Karbala

On Which Side Shall You Stand When The Skies Rain Blood? (Ya Hussein Is…)

by Madd Cold (Jonathan Azaziah, Mouqawamah Music EXCLUSIVE)

When a tyrant puts his sword to the oppressed…

Will you watch and cower, your courage proper soured and your nerves got devoured at the thought of a man being tortured in duress…

Or will you raise your voice and tell him to stop it at once…

You make peace with your Creator because you made your choice and yelled at the top of your lungs…

That you won’t be silent as injustice unfolds…

And you tell the rest of the crowd, don’t be quiet, we can stomach the blows…

We can deal with the cuts, we can cope with the bruises…

But we cannot live with our dignity broken, snapped like necks choking in nooses… Continue reading On Which Side Shall You Stand When The Skies Rain Blood? (Ya Hussein Is…)

Iranians Commemorate Imam Hussein’s Martyrdom Anniversary

TEHRAN (FNA) – Millions of people in Iran on Tuesday mourned on Ashoura, the tenth day of the lunar month of Muharram which marks the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein (PBUH).

Tens of millions took part in massive processions across Iran, marking the anniversary of the martyrdom of one of Shiite Islam’s most beloved leaders. Continue reading Iranians Commemorate Imam Hussein’s Martyrdom Anniversary

Hundreds of thousands in Lebanon mourn Imam Hussein

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