Arbaeen Pilgrimage



  • علاء الدین بروجردی 2017-12-14 14:32

    MP calls for Iran-Iraq visa cancellation

    TEHRAN, Dec. 14 (MNA) – During a meeting between a senior Iranian MP and Iraqi ambassador to Tehran, the Iranian law-maker asked for the cancellation of visa obligation for Iran and Iraq nationals.

  • کابینه یازدهم 2017-11-13 15:31

    Leader appreciates Iraqi people, govt. over Arbaeen ceremony

    TEHRAN, Nov. 13 (MNA) – Iranian Leader Ayatollah Khamenei expressed his sense of gratitude to Iraqi people and government who warmly welcomed around two million Iranian pilgrims during the time of Arbaeen march.

  • عزاداری اربعین در کربلا 2017/11/10

    By Sayed Mahdi al-Modarresi:

    Arbaeen, world's biggest pilgrimage

    TEHRAN, Nov. 10 (MNA) –While Arbaeen it is a distinctively Shia spiritual exercise, Sunnis, even Christians, Yazidis, Zoroastrians, and Sabians partake in both the pilgrimage as well as serving of devotees.

  • منزل امام خمینی در نجف اشرف 2017-11-06 11:17

    By: Mehdi Bakhshi

    Imam Khomeini’s House in Najaf

    TEHRAN, Nov. 06 (MNA) – The house in which founder of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khomeini resided for more than 13 years in exile has turned into a much-visited site by Arbaeen pilgrims. Imam Khomeini stayed in the house from October 1965 until 1978, when he was expelled by Saddam Hussein and left for Neauphle-le-Château, suburb of Paris, France.

  • زائرین اربعین حسینی در اربعین 2017-11-06 09:35

    By: Mohsen Noferesti

    Arbaeen pilgrims in Samarra

    SAMARRA, Nov. 06 (MNA) – Arbaeen pilgrims visit Iraqi city of Samarra which is home to al-Askari Shrine, containing the mausoleum of the Imams Ali al-Hadi and Hasan al-Askari, the tenth and eleventh Shia Imams, respectively.

  • masjedi 2017-11-05 10:44

    Iran's envoy to Iraq:

    Iran to fully cooperate in rebuilding Iraq

    TEHRAN, Nov. 05 (MNA) – Iran’s Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi said Sat. that Iran will continue to work with Iraq to rebuild and renovate the country, just as it helped in the fight against terrorists and ISIL.

  • زائران اربعین حسینی در حرم امام علی (ع)‎ 2017-11-03 16:35

    By: Mehdi Bakhshi

    Mourners of Imam Hossein gather in Imam Ali shrine

    TEHRAN, Nov. 03 (MNA) – Hosseini mourners have formed a great gathering in Holy Shrine of Imam Ali in Najaf prior to their march to Karbala as part of annual Arbaeen procession which marks forty days after Ashura, the day Imam Hossein (AS) was martyred.

  • زوار اربعین در مرز چذابه 2017-11-01 10:26

    By: Kosar Karimi

    Iranians preparing to march for Arbaeen rituals

    TEHRAN, Nov. 01 (MNA) – As we get closer to annual Arbaeen procession, marking forty days after the Day of Ashura, the day Imam Hossein (AS) was martyred in the Battle of Karbala, millions of pilgrims have arrived in the Chazbeh border to march to Karbala.

  • عملیات بارگیری دارو و تجهیزات پزشکی مراسم اربعین 2017-10-24 20:59

    By: Iman Hamikhah

    Medicine dispatched for Arbaeen march

    TEHRAN, Oct. 24 (MNA) – Relief and Rescue Organization of Iran's Red Crescent Society is dispatching medicine and medical equipment to Iraq to gear up the preparation for the massive turn out of pilgrims in Iraqi holy cities of Karbla and Najaf. According to Iraqi officials, 20 million pilgrims march the 80 kilometer distance between the holy shrines of Najaf and Karbala, in the time of the ceremony.

  • گذرنامه 2017-09-05 12:27

    Iraq to set up Interim Consulate in Ilam for Arbaeen

    TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) – Director General of Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization in Ilam province Mehdi Heidari said an Interim Consulate of Iraq will be set up in Ilam province for Arbaeen Pilgrimage.

  • الاعرجی 2017-08-15 11:32

    Iraqi interior min. pays pilgrimage visit to Mashhad

    TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) – Iraq Interior Minister Qasim al-Araji paid a pilgrimage visit to Mashhad on Tuesday.

  • نشست خبري حسين ذوالفقاري معاون امنيتي ،انتظامي وزير كشور 2016-12-07 15:43

    Deputy-Interior Min.:

    Terrorist groups destroyed ‘quite recently’

    TEHRAN, Dec. 07 (MNA) – Deputy-interior minister for security affairs has said since Arbaeen ceremony ended, intelligence forces have thwarted a terrorist group of 3 people.

  • نشست خبری سخنگوی وزارتامور خارجه 2016-11-30 12:10

    Ghasemi on Hilla terror attack:

    ‘Terrible fate’ awaits supporters, perpetrators of terrorism

    TEHRAN, Nov. 30 (MNA) – Iran’s FM spokesman said supporters, instigators and perpetrators of terrorism are fully aware of the fact that the vigilant nations in region will soon bring about their ultimate demise.

  • انفجار بغداد 2016-11-24 18:39

    ISIL suicide bomber blows up gas station near Baghdad, killing over 80 people

    TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) – A suicide bomber blew himself up at a gas station near the Iraqi capital on Thursday killing more than 80 people including those returning from the Arbaeen Pilgrimage in the city of Karbala.

  • حال و هوای کربلای معلی در ایام اربعین حسینی 2016-11-21 13:18

    By: Aboutaleb Nadri

    Karbala hosts millions of pilgrims on Arbaeen

    KARBALA, Nov. 21 (MNA) – Karbala hosts the largest human society in history. Millions of Muslims across the world commemorated Arbaeen, a religious observance that occurs 40 days after the Day of Ashura.

  • حضور علاءالدین بروجردی رئیس کمیسیون امنیت ملی و سیاست خارجی مجلس در پیاده روی اربعین 2016-11-21 12:07

    By: Mohammad Khadel al-Sheikh

    Senior MP attends Arbaeen march

    KARBALA, Nov. 21 (MNA) – Alaeddin Boroujerdi, Head of Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, attended the 3-day Arbaeen rally between the holy cities of Najaf and Karbala.

  • در آستان اربعین 2016-11-20 13:46

    Karbala hosts world’s largest human gathering

    TEHRAN, Nov. 20 (MNA) – Karbala of Iraq, home to Imam Hossein’s shrine, is hosting millions of pilgrims who are commemorating Arbaeen annual procession 40 days after Ashura.

  • حال و هوای کربلای معلی در ایام اربعین حسینی 2016-11-19 15:51

    By: Mohammad Mohsenifar

    Karbala on eve of Arbaeen

    KARBALA, Nov. 19 (MNA) – The story of Imam Hossein is timeless in the Muslim ethos. Millions of people, Muslim and non-Muslim, has packed the city of Karbala for the culmination of one of the world's largest religious event.

  • اولین سلام 2016-11-19 12:09

    By: Mohammad Mohsenifar

    Greetings to Imam Hossein (AS)

    KARBALA, Nov. 19 (MNA) – Imam Hossein’s lovers who have traveled miles on foot to reach the holy shrine on Arbaeen, tearfully present greetings to him upon arrival in Karbala.

  • قدم به قدم تا کربلا 2016-11-18 13:53

    Step by step to Karbala

    TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) – Thousands of Iranians have embarked on a journey from Najaf to Karbala on bare feet to be a part of the world's largest gathering on Arbaeen (the 40th day after the martyrdom of Imam Hussein) in the Iraqi holy city.

  • سید محمود علوی وزیر اطلاعات در مرز شلمچه 2016-11-17 16:29

    Min. of Intel.:

    No serious threat likely to target borders

    TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) – Minister of intelligence has visited crossing of the border of Arbaeen pilgrims in southeast provinces of Ilam and Khuzestan.

  • خدمت‌رسانی مردم عراق به زائرین اربعین حسینی 2016-11-17 15:21

    By: Ahmad Jafari

    ‘Public service’ abounding to pilgrims of Arbaeen

    KARBALA, Nov. 17 (MNA) – Traditionally and historically, Iraqi Shias have welcomed pilgrims of Arbaeen along their path from Najaf to Karbala, providing them diverse sorts of services.

  • پیاده‌روی زائران حسینی از نجف تا کربلا 2016-11-16 14:47

    By: Maniee, Mohsenifar

    Arbaeen pilgrims walking from Najaf to Karbala

    NAJAF, Nov. 16 (MNA) – Millions of pilgrims come together from around the world on the occasion of Arbaeen in Karbala annually making the largest religious gathering ever.

  • قشقاوی 2016-11-14 16:20

    Arbaeen pilgrimage visa still mandatory, says official

    TEHRAN, Nov. 14 (MNA) – Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Iranian Affairs Hassan Ghashghavi underlined that Iranian nationals have to provide visa to participate in Arbaeen mourning ceremony in Iraq.

  • زائران اربعین حسینی 2016-11-13 14:49

    By: Reza Najjari

    Arbaeen pilgrims

    TEHRAN, Nov. 13 (MNA) – Since the beginning of the Arbaeen walk, many Iranian pilgrims have set foot on the road of love.

  • شروع  پیاده روی کاروان اربعین از مناطق اهواز 2016-11-06 11:53

    By: Mostafa Abidavi

    Ahvazi pilgrims start Arbaeen journey

    AHVAZ, Nov. 06 (MNA) – Lovers of Imam Hossein (AS) travel dozens of kilometers on foot towards the cities of Najaf to Karbala to mark the occasion of Arbaeen (the fortieth).