Today, Aug 21, 2020, coincides with the first day of Muharram month in which Shia Muslims around the world mourn the martyrdom of (Third Shi'a Imam), Imam Hussein (PBUH) and his family.

Iran PressIran News: Alongside the other Shias in the world, people all across Iran participate in ceremonies to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein and his loyal 72 companions who stood against Tyranny and injustice; a fact that has been a source of inspiration for not just Muslims but for all of humanity, throughout history.

This year, however, due to the spread of the coronavirus, Muharram ceremonies will be held differently from previous years.

ٍEmphasizing the need to carry out the protocols by the directors of the religious bodies, the Iranian health officials announced that there will be sufficient supervision over the observance of the health protocols so that Muharram rituals will be held along with the observance of the health protocols.  


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