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The history of ancient Islamic holiday becoming uniquely Caribbean

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SHAFAQNA- The Conversation: In order to admire the vibrant floats with beautifully bedecked models of mausoleums, a throng of Trinidadians line up along the streets of St. James and Cedros . Their destination is the waters of the Caribbean,…

More than 11 million pilgrims entered Karbala in the day of Arbaeen

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, The Surveillance Center of the Imam Hussain holy Shrine stated that raw statistics indicated that 11,853,487 pilgrims entered the holy city of Karbala. Center Director Resool Fdhaleh…

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: 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…

The Priest of the state of Georgia: I've come to Karbala to kiss its holy soil

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SHAFAQNA: Al-Khaas Sunghi Lashfili, one of the priest of the state of Georgia , who has come to Karbala to participate in the pilgrimage of Arbaeen Imam Hussein (AS) said to SHAFAQNA: Justice and Peace was won by a great man named Imam Hussein…

Video: Imam Hussain (A.S.) had mercy even on his enemies

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain (A.S.) accepted the person that was his enemy and he basically disobeyed him from his path from Kufa to Karbala, and he forgave him at that moment with not holding any grudges. Imam Hussain at that moment cried and he…

Video: Mokebs for Arbaeen's pilgrims on the path to Karbala

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SHAFAQNA: The Mokebs for Arbaeen's pilgrims on the path to Karbala, Iraq.   Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: Arbaeen pilgrims 300 km from Karbala Video: the moukeb of African lovers of Imam Hussain (A.S) in the path to Karbala Photos:…

The project of "Clinic of Thought" adopted by The al-Kafeel Center for Information and Statistical Studies

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The al-Kafeel Center for Information and Statistical Studies launches the project "Clinic of Thought". The al-Kafeel Center for Information and Statistical Studies of the Department of Intellectual and Cultural Affairs…

Video: I'm in way to Karbala

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SHAFAQNA: A video of invitation for joining #Ilovehussain Campaign.   Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: Arbaeen pilgrimages walk towards Karbala Photos: Arbaeen pilgrims 300 km from Karbala Video: Italian Catholic Woman…

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…

Two new booklets published by International Media Center

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Imam Hussain and the Establishment of Human Rights Highlights on the main rights, which Imam Hussain (PBUH) called to in his blessed raising. The author, Shaikh Dr. Abdullah Ahmad Alyousif, discusses how Imam…

All you need to know as a Pilgrim of Arbaeen

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: When a Shia knows Imam Husain right over the people and leaves his house for Imam's ziarat in this condition, without any pride and conceit, then a 1,000 angels accompany him from the right, with another 1,000 angels…

Photos: The city of Diwaniyah welcomed millions of pilgrims from the southern provinces of Karbala

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel:  Newsletter of the Visitors of the Arba'een 1440 AH: The visitors, walking from the southern provinces towards Karbala, arrived to Diwaniyah. Over the past two days, the city of Diwaniyah has welcomed millions of pilgrims…

India held the 26th Annual Hussain Day Convention

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Under the title “Rise above Hate”, The 26th edition of the Hussain Day convention was held in the Indian city of Bengaluru . Eminent dignitaries from around the world attended and participated in the international…

Video: "Imam Hussain (P) is Unique and He died for Islam"

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SHAFAQNA- "The experience of being in Karbala is wonderful and I'm excited. I cannot describe the feeling, but we hope for all Muslims who don't know Imam Hussain (A.S.), to come and join us to understand how beautiful Islam is. we know that…

Photos: Millions of Arbaeen Pilgrims doing ziyarat of the Imam Ali (P) Holy Shrine

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Ali Network: Before going to Karbala, millions of  Arbaeen pilgrims from around the world head toward Najaf city doing the ziyarat of Imam Ali (PBUH). The personnel of the holy shrine are on alert doing the best of what they…

Thousands of volunteers assist Iraqi Red Crescent in Arbaeen

SHAFAQNA- Iraq’s Red Crescent Society said some 7,000 individuals have volunteered to help the society in serving Arbaeen pilgrims this year. It added that volunteer medical teams have also been stationed in and around the holy city…

Missing Persons Center of Imam Ali Shrine opens more centers, delivers lost and found people home

SHAFAQNA- For the Arba’een pilgrimage, the Missing Persons Center of the Imam Ali Shrine has set a program that ensures taking the lost and found people home after 24 hours. Mr. Hasan ElHasany stated to the Media Center of the Imam…

The Crowds of Arbaeen Pilgrims reach its peak in al-Muthanna

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: Newsletter of the Visitors of the Arba'een 1440 AH: The movement of the visitors walking from the southern provinces towards Karbala, reaches its peak in al-Muthanna province. The crowds of visitors coming from southern…

Video: Imam Hussein's victory in Karbala and Arbaeen is not over, but begins

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SHAFAQNA: Imam Hussain's victory does not end with Karbala or Arbaeen, but it starts and his entire message starts from there. Who best to learn how to love and how to stand for the truth than Imam Hussain (A.S.), according to one of the Arbaeen…

Video: the moukeb of African lovers of Imam Hussain (A.S) in the path to Karbala

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SHAFAQNA- Millions of Shia pilgrims attend Arbaeen ceremony in Iraq every year. Arbaeen is a Shia Muslim religious observance that occurs forty days after the Day of Ashura, on which Imam Hussein(A.S) was martyred in Karbala, today's Iraq.  The…

Photos: Arbaeen pilgrims 300 km from Karbala

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SHAFAQNA- The city of Batha is among the most populated areas of southern Iraq and is among the main areas of passage of southern Iraqi pilgrims to the holy shrines. The city is about 300 km from Karbala and pilgrims are walking on foot for…

The Supreme Religious Authority: Ziyarat Arba'een represents a state of close attachment to the Master of martyrs (P)

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The Supreme Religious Authority stressed that the Ziyarat Arba'een should be preserved as it represents a state of close attachment to the Master of martyrs (peace be upon him), and the Iraqis are a blessed people who do…

Iraq: Neutralizing ISIS operation against pilgrim's of Imam Hussein (A)

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SHAFAQNA- The Baghdad Operations Command announced that ISIS operations against the pilgrims of Imam Hussein (A) and the path to Karbala has been neutralized in the northern capital of Iraq. The Baghdad Operations Command announced that the…

Karbala Prepares Centers to Guide the Lost Arba'een Pilgrims

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: Within the preparations for the Ziyarat Arba'een: The communications division of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine deploys centers to guide the lost. A number of the departments and units of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine,…

More than 1000 waste containers on the roads to Karbala

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine puts more than 1000 waste containers on the roads leading to the holy city of Karbala. As part of its preparations to receive the visitors of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) on the Arba'een,…

In picture: New sanctuary prepared to receive Arbaeen pilgrims

SHAFAQNA- Fatima Sanctuary – next to the Imam Ali Shrine – was opened on 17 October 2018 to receive Arba'een pilgrims.   Photography: Charity Center of the Imam Ali Shrine Recently Added In picture: New sanctuary…