Karbala (IP) - More than three million Iranian pilgrims, along with millions of pilgrims from Iraq and other countries, have flocked to Iraq’s Karbala on Arbaeen night to mark the occasion, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shia Imam, after undertaking an 80-km walk between the holy cities of Najaf and Karbala. 214

Iran PressMiddle East: Tomorrow, Safar 20 in the Islamic lunar calendar, September 17, is the occasion of Arbaeen, which is 40 days after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain (AS) and his companions in Karbala. 

Pilgrims from different parts of the world arrive in Iraq to participate in the ever greatest event in the world, Arbaeen March, walking toward the holy Shrine of Imam Hussain (AS) in Karbala city. 


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