• shajareh 2017-10-23 20:00

    The Head of Islamic Human Rights Commission:

    ‘British Shia tool against true Islam for political interests’

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – A British based satellite TV station promotes a ritual (banned by Shia clerics) to be done during the processions of the Islamic Month of Muharram. The interview addresses various dimensions of the issue.

  • حضور گردشگران خارجی در عزاداری عاشورای حسینی شهر یزد 2017-10-03 12:18

    By: Abolfazl Mohammadi

    Foreign tourists attend Ashura mourning in Yazd

    TEHRAN, Oct. 03 (MNA) – A large number of foreign tourists from different countries attended the mourning ceremony of Imam Hossein (AS) in Yazd.

  • مراسم عزاداری عاشورای حسینی در همدان 2017-10-02 10:31

    By: Berenjkar, Bakhshi, Asgarpour, Talaei

    Millions mark Ashura across Iran

    TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Million Iranians on Sun. observed Ashura, the culmination of a 10-day annual mourning period in the lunar month of Muharram which marks the martyrdom of Imam Hussein and 72 of his companions in 680 AD.

  • مراسم شب عاشورا در جزیره کیش 2017-10-01 16:32

    By: Mahmoud Khakbaz

    Ashura mourning ritual in Kish Island

    KISH ISLAND, Oct. 01 (MNA) – Iranian mourners in Kish Island gather around to mark Ashura, the tenth day of the lunar month of Muharram which marks the martyrdom of Imam Hossein (AS).

  • روحانی 2017-10-01 11:45

    Pres. Rouhani attends Ashura mourning at Shah-Abdol-Azim shrine

    TEHRAN, Oct. 01 (MNA) – President Rouhani attended Ashura mourning ceremony at Shah-Abdol-Azim holy shrine and mourned for Imam Hossein (AS).

  • شیخ زکزاکی 2016-10-18 22:09

    Release 'prisoners of conscience' immediately

    TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) – IHRC has called on the Nigerian authorities to immediately release scores of people detained last week during events commemorating the Islamic occasion of Ashura.

  • مراسم عزاداری عاشورا در تورنتو، کانادا 2016-10-14 22:42

    Ashura mourning in Canada

    TORONTO, Oct. 14 (MNA) – Mourning ceremony to mark Ashura, the tenth day of the lunar month of Muharram which marks the martyrdom of Imam Hossein (AS) was held in Toronto, Canada.

  • اجتماع بزرگ عزاداران حسینی در زینبیه اعظم زنجان 2016-10-14 18:37

    By: Roumina Farajzadeh

    Congregation of mourners in Zanjan

    TEHRAN, Oct. 14 (MNA) – Thousands of the mourners of Karbala event convened at Zanjan’s Grand Zeynabiah where they marked the sufferings of the women and children of the caravan of Imam Hussein (AS), the grandson of Prophet Muhammad, after Imam Hussein and the men accompanying him were brutally martyred in 7th century.

  • کودکان عاشورایی در قاب تصویر 2016-10-14 16:08

    By: Mohsen Noferesti

    Young mourners of Imam Hussain

    TEHRAN, Oct. 14 (MNA) – Children and teenagers are eager to have active participation at the widespread mourning ceremonies held among the Muslim communities. Some of them have been the subject for photographers.

  • ششمین شب عزاداری ایام محرم ۱۴۳۸ در حسینیه امام خمینی 2016-10-14 16:05

    6th night of mourning at Imam Khomeini Husseinieh

    TEHRAN, Oct. 14 (MNA) – The sixth night of mourning for the anniversary of the battle of Karabala was held at Imam Khomeini Husseinia in Tehran where the officials and thousands of public attended the last night of the processions in Ayatollah Khamenei’s presence.

  • عزاداران حسینی 2016-10-14 13:07

    By: Mahdi Jahangir

    Hosseini mourners

    TEHRAN, Oct. 14 (MNA) – Hosseini mourners mark Muharram nationwide.

  • عزادارای در شهر گلاسکو اسکاتلند 2016-10-13 20:39

    By: Zahra Sobhani

    Glasgow hosts annual Ashura procession

    GLASCOW, Oct. 13 (MNA) – Scottish Muslims marched on Wednesday in Glasgow from Gibson Street to Kelvin Way to observe the rituals of the holy day of Ashura.

  • عزاداری شیعیان تانزانیا در تاسوعا و عاشورای حسینی در دارالسلام 2016-10-13 17:59

    Ashura in Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam

    TEHRAN, Oct. 13 (MNA) – Along with other Muslims of the world who commemorated the tenth day of Muharram known as Ashura on Wednesday, the Muslims of Tanzania observed the rituals of the day. Here are the photos from Tanzanian capital city of Dar es Salaam.

  • برگزاری مراسم تاسوعا و عاشورا در شهرهای اقلیم کردستان عراق 2016-10-13 16:31

    Ashura held in Iraqi Kurdistan’s cities

    TEHRAN, Oct. 13 (MNA) – Different cities of Iraqi Kurdistan hosted ceremonies to commemorate the annual Ashura procession. The tenth day of Muharram- the first month of the Islamic lunar calendar- has been mourned for centuries after the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) along with his children and companions was martyred in 7th century A.D.

  • حرکت دسته عزاداری ظهر عاشورا در لندن 2016-10-13 14:56

    By: Hadi Yazdani

    Muslim Londoners march on Ashura

    TEHRAN, Oct. 13 (MNA) – The annual Ashura procession was held on Wednesday in London where the mourners marched from Oxford Street to Downing Street. The march kicked off at 01:00 local time with Muslims of different nationalities attending along with their children and family. The passers-by were treated with sweets and vowed foods.

  • نشست خبری سخنگوی وزارت خارجه 2016-10-13 13:59

    Iran slams attacks to innocent Afghan mourners

    TEHRAN, Oct. 13 (MNA) – The Spokesperson of Iran’s Foreign Ministry, Bahram Ghasemi, condemned the two terrorists attacks of Tuesday to Muslim worshipers and mourners in Afghan cities of Balkh and Kabul.

  • نشست خبری سخنگوی وزارتامور خارجه 2016-10-13 12:37

    FM Spox:

    Nigerian gov't. responsible for ‘security of Ashura procession’

    TEHRAN, Oct. 13 (MNA) – Foreign ministry spokesperson has said Nigerian government is responsible for providing security of Shia procession of Ashura on Wednesday.

  • مراسم عزاداری روز عاشورا در اهواز 2016-10-12 20:41

    By: Mahdi Pedramkhou

    Ashura Ta'azieh in Ahvaz

    AHVAZ, Oct. 12 (MNA) – Ta'azieh, a religious play reenacting religious incidents particularly events of Karbala and martyrdom of Imam Hossein and his companions on Day of Ashura, was held in Ahvaz depicting these events.

  • مراسم محرم در مرکز اسلامی انگلیس 2016-10-12 18:54

    Islamic Centre of England marks Muharram

    LONDON, Oct. 12 (MNA) – Muslims in London commemorated the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH) and his 72 companions at the Islamic Centre of England.

  • اهدای خون به مناسبت عاشورای حسینی در شهر میانه آذربایجان شرقی 2016-10-12 17:51

    By: Salar Pooyan

    Blood donating on Ashura

    MIANEH, Oct. 12 (MNA) – Many mournful Iranians donate their blood on the Day of Ashura, marking anniversary of martyrdom of Imam Hossein and his companions, as a form of charity on this occasion.

  • دسته عزاداری دانشگاه امام صادق(ع) 2016-10-12 17:41

    By: Maryam Kamyab

    Mourners in NW Tehran gather in main Sq.

    TEHRAN, Oct. 12 (MNA) – Thousands of mourners for Imam Hossein's martyrdom on Day of Ashura poured to the streets of northwestern part of Tehran in Sa'adat Abad district to hold the processions massively.

  • روحانی در حرم حضرت عبدالعظیم 2016-10-12 17:25

    Rouhani prays for region’s liberation from terror, violence  

    TEHRAN, Oct. 12 (MNA) – Attending Ashura mourning processions on Wed., President Rouhani expressed hope that people of Yemen, Syria and Iraq would soon be liberated from the clutches of terrorists and aggressors.

  • حضور رئیس‌جمهور در مراسم عزاداری روزعاشورا در حرم حضرت عبدالعظیم 2016-10-12 17:21

    By: Mohammad Reza Abbasi

    Pres. Rouhani attends Ashura mourning processions

    TEHRAN, Oct. 12 (MNA) – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani attended Ashura mourning processions held at the holy shrine of Hazrat Abdolazim in Rey, southern Tehran, on Wednesday.

  • عزاداری روز عاشورا در قم 2016-10-12 16:59

    By: Seyed Ruhollah Musavi

    Ashura mourning processions in Qom

    QOM, Oct. 12 (MNA) – Mourning processions were held in the holy city of Qom on Wed. where the faithful with heavy hearts took to the streets to observe Ashura in honor of Imam Hussein and his family’s sacrifices.

  • مراسم خطبه‌خوانی شب عاشورا در مشهد 2016-10-12 15:01

    By: Ramin Saffari

    Ashura sermon reading rite in Mashhad

    MASHHAD, Oct. 12 (MNA) – Ashura's sermon recitation rite was held in the Imam Reza Shrine in Mashhad as thousands of Muslims gathered to commemorate the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein.

  • کراپ‌شده - توریست مسلمان 2016-10-12 14:29

    5 Christian tourists convert to Islam in Gorgan

    GORGAN, Oct. 12 (MNA) – Five Christian tourists visiting shrine of Imamzadeh Abdullah in Gorgan converted to Islam on the night of Tasu’a on Tue., head of Endowments and Charity Office of Golestan said.

  • آیین چهل منبر 2016-10-12 14:28

    By: Majid Asgaripour

    40 Minbar rituals in Khorramabad

    KHORRAMABAD, Oct. 12 (MNA) – The traditional and religious ritual of 40 Minbar is an event held on 9th of lunar month of Muharram, known as Tasu'a, when women cover their faces and repeat zikrs for God and light candles in memory of martyrs of Karbala.

  • مراسم استقبال از ریئس جمهور 2016-10-11 10:47

    Pres. Rouhani:

    Ashura culture could promote stability in Asia

    TEHRAN, Oct. 11 (MNA) – Iran’s President has called for taking advantage of the blessed month of Muharram and Ashura culture in favor of improving both the Muslim world and Asia.

  • حرکت نمادین کاروان کربلا درمشهد 2016-10-07 14:02

    By: Mehdi Jahangir

    Street re-enactment of Karbala historic event

    TEHRAN, Oct. 07 (MNA) – On October 10, 680 AD, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), Imam Hossein (AS), and the accompanying entourage of families and children were stopped at a desert 75 kilometers away from Kufa, the final intended destination, and the men of the caravan were brutally slain and the women and children were ruthlessly taken as prisoners. The event is annually commemorated around the world. A dramatic re-enactment of the event was performed on streets of Iranian northeastern city of Mashhad early on Tuesday.

  • مبلغان حسینی 2015-12-06 08:55

    By: Mahmoud Rahimi

    Missionaries of Imam Hossein (AS)

    TEHRAN, Dec. 06 (MNA) – During the holy month of Muharram, missionaries deliver the message of Imam Hossein (AS) to the public informing them of the goals and ideals of the Karbala event.