Zanjan (IP) - Large groups of people mourned for the Martyrdom of Imam Hussain on the 12th day of Muharram at Husseiniah Aazam in Zanjan, northwestern Iran.
Sham-e Ghariban refers to the evening of the Muharram10 (i.e. the Day of A'shura ) when Shias mourn and lament the martyrdom of Imam Hossein (AS) and the tribulations and tragedies that befell the Ahl al-Bayt (AS) It takes place in every corner of Iran and the world, and is commemorated with special and unique rituals. Some of the related rituals include setting fire to symbolic tents (that represent the tents of the camp of Imam Hossein (AS) burned by the enemies and lighting candles.
Muharram mourning ceremonies for the Chief of Martyrs, Aba Abdollah al-Hussein (AS), including Tuwairij run held in the Holy Iraqi city of Karbala.
The Nigerian security forces opened fire on Ashura mourners in Kaduna state this morning Sept 10, 2019, killing at least 12 people.
The Iraqi Ministry of Health said dozens of pilgrims were feared dead or injured on Tuesday after a building collapsed during A'shura commemorations in Iraq's holy city of Karbala.
Iranians from all walks of life, even non-Muslims are observing A'shura, the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shia Imam and the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
Hezbullah Secretary General said the Palestinian issue is the main pillar within the Islamic world and in the confrontation against the US-Israeli scheme and Palestinians will defend their cause and holy sites.
Millions of Shia Muslims across the world observe the mourning rituals to mark Ashura.
People from all walks of life in the Alborz Province city of Semnan are taking part in the mourning processions and rituals of Tasu'a on the 9th day of Muharram, and on the eve of Ashura.
Bandar Abbas (IP) - Tasu'a mourning ceremony has been held in the port city of Bandar Abbas, the provincial centre of southern Hormozgan province.