Posts Tagged ‘arbaeen’

Interior min.: Arbaeen security provided fully by Iraq: Interior min.

MNA – Iran’s Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Sunday that “Iraq’s security was at its highest during the Arbaeen ceremonies and Iran had no part in contributing to it.” “Iran had no part in providing security in Iraq, as Iraq’s security was at its highest [for the Arbaeen march]. They didn’t ask for […]

Iran’s envoy to Iraq thanks Iraq for hosting Arbaeen pilgrims

IRNA – Iran’s envoy to Iraq expressed his gratitude on Sunday to Iraqi authorities and nation for hosting Arbaeen pilgrims. “I feel obliged to sincerely thank the honourable, pious nation of Iraq and the respectable government of the friendly and brotherly country of Iraq for a warm welcome that they gave to millions of Iranian […]

Photos: Leader attends Arbaeen mourning ceremony

Tasnim – Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attended the mourning ceremony of Arbaeen at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Hussainia on Saturday.   Source Article from Hits: 12

Photos: Grand procession held in Tehran to commemorate Arbaeen

Tasnim – A large number of residents of Tehran attended a procession on Saturday in commemoration of Arbaeen, marking forty days after the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia Imam, Imam Hussein (AS).   Source Article from Hits: 23

Leader attends Arbaeen mourning ceremony

MNA – Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attended the mourning ceremony of Arbaeen at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Hussainia on Saturday. The ceremony was also attended by a number of senior state officials, as well as groups of university students. Further details about the ceremony will be published later. Arbaeen, known as the […]

Iran foils 2 bombing plots in Arbaeen

Tasnim – Iran’s intelligence forces have thwarted two plots for bombing attacks on pilgrims who travel to Iraq in the Arbaeen season, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alawi said Monday. During a visit to the Chazzabe border crossing, Alawi said the security forces have so far thwarted two bombing attacks in Iran during the Arbaeen season. He […]

Photos: Large caravan of Arbaeen pilgrims leave Iran for Iraq

Tasnim | Mehdi Pedramkhoo: A caravan of around 40,000 people left Iran’s southwestern city of Ahvaz on Monday evening for a procession towards Iraq to mark Arbaeen in commemoration of Imam Hussein (PBUH) martyrdom.         Source Article from Hits: 14

Borders secure, Armed Forces ensuring safety of Arbaeen pilgrims: Commander

Tasnim – A ranking Iranian Army commander assured the pilgrims visiting Iraq for Arbaeen that the Iranian Armed Forces have provided full security along the common border and at border crossings. During a visit to the ‘Shalamcheh’ border crossing in southwest Iran, Deputy Chief of Iran’ s Army for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said […]

Iraqi Unrest: Saudi, US Hands Clear, Iraq won’t be a Milking Cow, Arbaeen won’t be Affected – Political Analyst

By Zeinab Daher Beirut – As far as the protests engulfing Iraq has turned violent, something suspicious appeared to the surface as the timing seems more or less fishy since the anticipated date of the annual massive Arbaeen visit to the country’s holy cities approaches. Commenting on the latest development, Iraqi expert and political analyst […]

FM calls on Iranian pilgrims for Arbaeen to take security warnings into serious consideration

MNA – Iranian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Thursday and called on Iranian pilgrims heading to Iraq for Arbaeen ceremonies to delay their travel until normalization of conditions in Iraq. The Foreign Ministry also called on Iranian pilgrims to pay due attention to the political and security warnings of responsible officials strictly. The full […]

IRGC to use drones for ensuring Arbaeen security: dep. cmdr.

MNA – Deputy Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi said that Iran will use all its equipment, including drones, to provide Arabaeen ceremonies with security. “To ensure the security of this year’s Arbaeen, we will use modern equipment, drones and all we have at our disposal,” he told Mehr […]

Millions of Shia pilgrims mark Arbaeen in Karbala

November 1, The Iran Project – More than 10 million Shia pilgrims from around the world made their way last week to the Iraqi city of Karbala, where the holy shrine of Imam Hussein (AS) is located, in an annual holy gathering known as Arbaeen which this year falls on October 30. Arbaeen, one of the largest […]

IRGC, Basij provide Buses, trains to Arbaeen pilgrims

MNA – An official at Basij Organization has said that as many as 650 buses (coaches) as well as 2 trains have been assigned to carry the Arbaeen Pilgrims from Iran to Iraq. The head of Rahian-e Noor camping programs at Basij Organization Major General Yaghoob Soleimani said on Sunday that as many as 650 […]

Iran launches special train service for Arbaeen pilgrims

Tasnim – Iran’s state-run railway company has launched a special train service provided for pilgrims planning to visit Iraq during the Arbaeen season, the company’s chief announced. Managing Director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways, known as RAJA, Mohammad Rajabi said that the special train service has been launched from the northeastern holy city […]

Photos: Massive Arbaeen procession in Ahvaz

Mizan | Mohammad Hasan Ameri: Thousands of devotees of Imam Hussain (SA) embarked on their journey towards Iraqi city of Karbala from the Malashiah district in southwestern city of Ahvaz to commemorate the anniversary of Arbaeen (the 40th day after the martyrdom of Imam Hussain).   Source Article from Hits: 37

Photos: Iran border regions prepare for Arbaeen

Tasnim  | Hossein Abdollah Asl:  Local people in Iran’s southwestern border crossing of Shalamcheh set up pavilions and congregation halls to provide food and services for travelers during upcoming Arbaeen season in commemoration of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shia imam.       Source Article from Hits: 39

Iran’s police to use new drones for Arbaeen season security

Tasnim – Iranian Police commander said the Law Enforcement would utilize a series of new pilotless aircraft to patrol the borders and ensure the security of pilgrims visiting neighboring Iraq for Arbaeen. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari said the 12 drones that the Police have recently received from the Defense Ministry […]

Iran police to step up border control for Arbaeen security

Tasnim – The Iranian Police will ensure security of the pilgrims planning to travel to Iraq for the Arbaeen mourning ceremony later this month by deploying 30,000 forces to the western border crossings, the Police commander said. In a meeting with a top cleric in the city of Qom on Sunday, Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari […]

Photos: Arbaeen Pilgrimage: Religious trek to Karbala

Tasnim – The annual congregation of Shia Muslims in commemoration of Arbaeen, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS), is reaching its climax as millions of pedestrians walk to the Iraqi city of Karbala, which hosts the shrine of the revered imam.     Source Article from Hits: 9

2.3 million Iranians get Iraqi visa for Arbaeen: Official

Tasnim– Iraq has so far granted more than 2.3 million Iranian applicants visas for going on pilgrimage to the Arab country to perform mourning rituals marking Arbaeen, an Iranian official announced. Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency in Iran’s western city of Kermanshah on Sunday, Shahriar Heidari, spokesperson for a headquarters handling the Arbaeen travels, […]

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