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01/19/08

Millions of Shia Muslims mourn for Imam Hossein all over the world

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA - Shia Muslims mourn for Imam Hossein (PBUH), the third Imam of Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) infallible household, all around the world on the day of Ashoura, the tenth day of Moharram, the first month of the Lunar calender.


Karbala


Agh Ghala


Tehran


BandarAbbas


Qom


Isfahan

On such a day in the year 61 of Lunar calender, Imam Hossein (PBUH) and 72 of his family members and friends fought against the army of Yazid bin Moaviyeh and were all martyred and their women and children were taken captives.


Tehran


Tehran

This day is a symbol of fight against cruelty and injustice by all means and devoting one's life to lofty human values.


Isfahan

Shia Muslims call Imam Hossein 'Lord of Martyrs' and remember him in the days of Moharram in special ceremonies.


Tehran


Tehran


Tehran

According to IRNA reporters, this year too, Shia Muslims from Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Tokyo, Amman, Ashkhabad, Algiers, Rome, Vienna, Athens, Paris, New Delhi, Moscow, London, Manchester, Dubai, Riyadh and different cities in Germany, Poland, Belgium, Denmark and the Netherlands as well as many other cities commemorated Imam Hossein's uprising against injustice.


Karbala


Isfahan


Karbala


Tehran


Tehran


Tehran


Tehran

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