Sponsored by the holy shrine of Hazrat Abbas (AS) in Iraq, a new Zarih (ornate lattice structure enclosing graves of imams) for Hazrat Zeinab (SA), sister of Imam Hussein the third Shia Imam and a central character in the Battle of Karbala, has been completed and sent to Syria where the tomb of the lady is located.
Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei met with a group of commanders and war veterans during the Holy Defense against former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein at Imam Khomeini (RA) Husseiniyya.
Al-Mahdi Islamic center in the Brazilian capital Sao Paolo hosts exhibition with the theme of Arba'een, 40th day after martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS), third Shia Imam and grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) who was martyred in fight against tyrant ruler of his time, Yazid ibn Muawiyah back in 680 AD.
Pilgrims are arriving from different countries and Iraqi cities to attend the Arba’een procession. The holy shrine of Imam Hossein (AS) and Hazrat Abbas (AS) sees one of the most crowded times of the year.