SHAFAQNA – Hezbollah called on resistance crowds to take part in the central Ashura rally on the tenth day of Muharram.
In a statement released by the party’s Media Relations, Hezbollah urged mass rally in Beirut’s southern suburb (Dahiyeh) on Saturday.
“Hezbollah calls on you (resistance crowds) to take part in Ashura grand rally in a bid to renew our allegiance to the prophet’s (a.s.) grandson, Imam Hussein (a.s.), on the tenth day of Muharram,” the statement said.
The march will depart from Sayyed Shuhadda Complex and will head to Al-Raya stadium in Dahiyeh, the statement added.
On the 10th day of Muharram in 680 (61 AH) Imam Hussein (as), his household, and friends were martyred in the land of Karbala by the army of Yazid who was a tyrant corrupt leader who ruled under the name of Islam.
Lovers and supporters of Imam Hussein (as) in all parts of the world gather on this day, mourn the Imam, his Household, and friends, as well as the capture of the martyrs; ladies, and pray for Allah to hasten the appearance of Imam Mahdi (as) who will fight the tyrants of this time just as his grandfather Imam Hussein (as) fought the tyrant of his time.
Tens of thousands of mourners rally in Dahiyeh in a procession that will be concluded by a speech for Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah.