For Shiites, though, Ashura
has extra significance and is very much a somber occasion.
Muscat, May 26 (ONA) Based on the royal directives of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, the State Council and Majlis AShura
today heldtheir 1 st joint session of the 1 st annual sitting of the 6 th term.
The surging animosity of some Sunnis for Shiism has broken out in Bangladesh, where a bomb blew up in the midst of an Ashura
In this context, the Interior Ministry provides security services to ensure the maintenance of order, protection for places of worship and religious events, including ceremony of Ashura
, which must be kept in its religious context.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Thousands of people in Turkey recognized Ashura
The violence comes during the peak of Ashura
commemoration rituals that mark the martyrdom of Imam Hossein (AS), the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), when militants typically step up attacks on Iraq's majority community, Al-Alam reported.
Pakistani Shi'a Muslims perform religious rituals during an Ashura
procession in Quetta on 25 November.
KARBALA / Aswat al-Iraq: The security plan to protect thousands of Shiite visitors during the Shiite ritual of Ashura
witnessed the deployment of 32,000 security elements, Karbal police media director said on Tuesday.
Summary: NABATIEH: The town of Nabatieh commemorated Ashura
Thursday, with many southerners practicing the bloodletting ritual of slicing their foreheads, while others preferred to donate blood to health committees.
A portrait was pasted on the box, along with a name and verse written by hand, investigators said, adding that the nature of the blast on Ashura
was different from that of suicide attacks.
Summary: Millions of Shiites in Iraq and Pakistan on Sunday joined ceremonies marking the climax of solemn Ashura
rituals, marred by a bomb attacks on processions and prayer halls, killing five people Iraq's
FAISALABAD -- Ashura
Muharram was observed peacefully in Faisalabad on Friday and no untoward incident was reported from any part of the district.