Photos: Mourning ceremony of the martyrdom of Imam Hasan Al-Askari (A.S) in Samarra

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SHAFAQNA- Mourning ceremony of martyrdom of Imam Hasan Al-Askari (A.S.) was held in Samarra under the rain of Divine Mercy with the presence of millions pilgrims. Millions of Shiite pilgrims and mourners from different cities of Iraq and various…

Photos: Zaffron Harvesting in Torbat-e-Heydarieh, Iran

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SHAFAQNA: The largest saffron producing region is South Khorasan province which is located in Iran. Saffron is mainly cultivated in southern and central cities of this province including Torbat-e Heydarieh, Torbat-e Jam, Zaveh, Kashmar, etc. …

Photos: Silk Road’s largest caravansary of Miandasht

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SHAFAQNA- ISNA: The largest caravansary of the Silk Road is the historic Miandasht Caravansary which is located in the forty kilometers of Meyami-Sabzevar Road of Route 44 (Tehran-Mashhad). The caravansary, which has been built during the…

Photos: Historical graveyard of Wadi al-Islam

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SHAFAQNA- Wadi al-Islam is a great historical graveyard in Najaf City. According to some traditions, this graveyard is the site of the retreat of some of the prophets and righteous. Tombs related to some Prophets like Hood and Salih, graves…

Photos: Syria 10 years ago

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SHAFAQNA- IRNA: Damascus, the largest city and capital of Syria, was ancient, historic and at the same time was one of the modern and contemporary cities that resisted against the attacks of insurgents and the invasion of foreigners and…

Historical Photographs of Muslims in the First World War

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SHAFAQNA- They rarely get mentioned during Remembrance Day and Armistice Day tributes, but hundreds of thousands of Muslim soldiers fought for the Allied cause during the First World War — around 885,000, according to the British Royal…

Photos: Replacing the flag of Imam Reza (AS) shrine

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SHAFAQNA- Replacing the flag of the luminous Razavi dome The black flag of Imam Reza (AS)'s shrine dome was replaced by a green flag, early this morning (Sunday) after two months of mourning of Muharram and Safar.   Read more…

Photos: Iran's Lorestan province Wedding ceremony

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SHAFAQNA: In accordance with traditional customs, Wedding ceremonies are held in Lorestan province of Iran. Although modern life has impacted on traditional customs especially on weddings, there are still some families in Lorestan province…

Photo: Saudi set to build first nuclear research reactor

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SHAFAQNA- Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman set the foundation stones for the first nuclear research reactor in Saudi Arabia and seven key projects on last Monday, at the same time US imposed unilateral sanctions against Iran. Crown…

Photos: First Neanderthal tooth discovered in Iran

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SHAFAQNA- ISNA: A tooth, belonging to a Neanderthal child, has been recently found in the rocky mountain of Baveh Yawan in western Province of Kermanshah, Iran.   Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: Twice-stolen Ancient Iranian…

Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (AS) on Martyrdom Anniversary

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SHAFAQNA-Millions of pilgrims from Iran and other countries will come together in Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (AS) , Mashhad  to mark the martyrdom anniversary of the eighth Shiite Imam, Imam Ali ibn Musa al-Reza (AS).                     sources:…

Death Anniversary of Prophet Muhammad in holy shrine of Imam Ali

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SHAFAQNA- Millions of pilgrims from inside and outside Iraq are gathering in the holy shrine of Imam Ali (PBUH) to mark Death Anniversary of Prophet Muhammad.     …

Photos: Arabs’ tourist destination of Mashhad City

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SHAFAQNA- ISNA: The Mashhad City of Iran, is an ideal destination for Arab tourists and by walking through the city, many Arabs are seen in the streets. After Iran-Iraq War, many Iraqi people emigrated from Iraq to Iran and some of them…

Photos: The unfinished project of AlEqeeleh Zaineb Sanctuary in Karbala

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: AlEqeeleh Zaineb Sanctuary unfinished project which hosted thousands of Arbaeen pilgrims.   Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: The ceremony of Arbaeen in the holy shrine of Hazrat…

Photos: Many pilgrims visited the Al-Kafeel Museum during Arbaeen

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: During the Ziyarat Arba'een, large numbers of pilgrims have visited the Al-Kafeel Museum for Treasures and Manuscripts . During the period of Ziyarat Arba'een, the museum was visited by pilgrims from all over the world,…

Photos: Arbaeen pilgrims support for Muslim children in war

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SHAFAQNA- Arbaeen pilgrims from different nations, support Muslim children in war. Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: The ceremony of Arbaeen in the holy shrine of Hazrat Zainab (SA) Photos: Iranian…

Photos: Servants of Arbaeen pilgrims return to Najaf

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SHAFAQNA- The images depict the return of Iraqi Arbaeen pilgrims from Karbala to Najaf. Some of them are servants of Arbaeen pilgrims in Moukebs in the path to Karbala who served the pilgrims of Imam Hussain(A.S.). …

Photos: Tazi'eh performance in Iran

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SHAFAQNA - ISNA : Every year, on the occasion of Arbaeen Hosseini, the Tazi'eh of the Day of Ashura holds at Imam Zadeh Shah Karam, the descendants of Imam Reza (AS), in the historic village of Arisman, which is located in the city of Natanz,…

Photos: Iranian pilgrims return to Iran from Iraq

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SHAFAQNA- ISNA: Many Iranian pilgrims, who had participated in Arba’een March in Karbala City of Iraq, returned to Iran. The pilgrims entered Iran from the border terminal of Mehran City located in Ilam province. Arba'een Day is a Shiite…

Photos: Nigerian army and police raid on Arbaeen Hosseini's march

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SHAFAQNA- The Nigerian army again shot the participants of Arbaeen ceremony on Tuesday. Read more from Shafaqna: Nigerian army killed 42 Arbaeen Mourners Nigerian army murdered 5 Arbaeen mourners in cold blood + Pics Nigeria…

Photos: The ceremony of Arbaeen in the holy shrine of Hazrat Zainab (SA)

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SHAFAQNA- Yesterday, Muslims held ceremonies of Arbaeen of Imam Hussain (A.S.) inside the holy shrine of Hazrat Zainab (peace be upon him) near Damascus. According to Almenar, Lovers of Ahl-al-Bayt (peace be upon them), by holding flags…

Photos: flags of different countries in Arbaeen walking

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SHAFAQNA- Presence of pilgrims of Imam Hossein (P) from different countries in Arbaeen walking, holding the flags of their nations.    Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: Many doctors Volunteered to help Arbaeen…

Aerial pictures of Karbela during Arbaeen Pilgrimage

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Aerial pictures of Arbaeen pilgrims performing congregational prayer on road to Karbela, Iraq.   Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: Many doctors Volunteered to help Arbaeen pilgrims Photos:…

Photos: Present Atmosphere of Beyn-al-Harmian

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SHAFAQNA- Pictures of the present Atmosphere of Imam Hussain (AS) holy shrine, Beyn-al-Harmian and the shrine of Aba-al-Fadl (AS) in Arbaeen arena.   Read more from Shafaqna: All you need to know…

Images of Ulema on Arbaeen Walk

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SHAFAQNA- Several Images of the presence of Ulema on Arbaeen Walk.   Read more from Shafaqna: Video: I'm in way to Karbala Photos: Arbaeen pilgrimages walk towards Karbala Photos: Arbaeen pilgrims 300…

Photos: Thousands of free service processions for Arba'een

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: More than 3500 service processions have provided their free services to the visitors of Arba'een within Dhi Qar province. The Department of Rituals and Hussayni Processions in the two holy shrines announced that the number…

Video: Photo Exhibition of Arbaeen at Mcgill University, Canada

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SHAFAQNA- A photo exhibition of Arbaeen, the world's largest annual peaceful gathering, was held in Mcgill University, Quebec, Canada, on 15 October 2018, to show how people stand for social justice, honor and peace. The exhibition was organized…

Imam Hussein (AS) Mosque in Baku Reopened after decades

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SHAFAQNA- In Baku, the capital of the Republic of Azerbaijan, a Shia mosque was reopened in a ceremony attended by the country’s Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva. According to Azertaj news website, the ceremony for reopening the Imam Hussein…