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 Holy City of Karbala (Kerbala), Iraq

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While in Shiite tradition it is known to be a day of mourning and sorrow in which they commemorate and lament over the tragedy and massacre of Karbala when Hussain, grandson of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), was brutally killed along with members of his ...
NOORPUR THAL - The battle of Karbala is not mere an incident but a lesson for all the human beings, especially the Muslims, to stand up against the forces of evil to glorify the truth.

Karachi: Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has announced a rally on October 16 to complete his mother's unfinished rally in 2007 when her motorcade was attacked by a powerful bomb.
This refers to the editorial, 'The message of Karbala', (Oct 12). The martyrdom of Imam Hussain is the epitome of patience, resilience, tolerance and sacrifice.
Srinagar: Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on Wednesday said that ultimate sacrifice of Imam I Hussain (RA) and his family at desolated land of Karbala is a glorious page of Islamic history that will always remain ...
History books will never teach you of a man named Hussein or a land named Karbala. You have never learned of the day 72 stood against an army of 30,000 and won.

Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has announced a rally on October 16 to complete his slain mother's unfinished rally in 2007 when her motorcade was attacked by a powerful bomb.
Karbala, Iraq (AFP) - Huge crowds of black-clad Shia Muslim pilgrims thronged the Iraqi shrine city of Karbala on Wednesday, weeping and beating their chests in mourning for the seventh century martyrdom of Imam Hussain.
Karbala (Iraq) (AFP) - Huge crowds of black-clad Shiite Muslim pilgrims thronged the Iraqi shrine city of Karbala Wednesday, weeping and beating their chests in mourning for the seventh-century killing of the prophet's grandson.
Imam Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Mohammed, is buried in Karbala, and Shiite pilgrims pack the city each year for Ashura commemorations, which mark his death in the 7th century.
IMAM Hussain's valiant stand at Karbala on Muharram 10, 61AH, is an established fact of history and Islamic lore. How the Holy Prophet's (PBUH) grandson rose against the Umayyad imperial state and resisted the diktat coming from Damascus has been ...
SIALKOT-Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ch Ehsan Iqbal emphasised yesterday that the nation must draw inspiration from the great sacrifice rendered by Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) in the fight against tyranny, dictatorship and terrorism.
Lahore: As many as 501 mourning processions and religious congregations were observed across the city on the eve of 9th Muharram, whereas the processions peacefully culminated to reach their destinations points after passing the tradition routs.
The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) / Karbala branch has mobilized all its humanitarian and material efforts for the visit of the Tenth of Muharram to provide the medical services and service to the visitors.
The battle of Karbala, where Ali's son, the Prophet Muhammad's grandson, Hussayn and his relatives and supporters were killed on the 10th day of Muharrem in 682 (year 61 of the Islamic calendar) by the forces of Yazid, son of the Umayyad caliphate, ...
October 10, 2016: A small band of prominent people, including women and children, refusing allegiance to the ruler, were forcibly confined on a dusty plain for over a week, refused access to water, and eventually all the men were massacred.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has discussed security plans with local officials in the Holy City of Karbala for the Ashura mourning ceremonies, set to take place this week.

The mothers who participated in Karbala were no ordinary mothers. Their valour is unparalleled. When a mother decides to give up her son, she is not merely giving up her offspring rather she is giving away a piece of her heart, her soul, her being ...
(IraqiNews.com) Karbala - Troops of the Federal police and Saraya al-Salam militia were deployed in the areas northwest of Karbala to fill any gap that ISIS could use to sneak into the area. Commander of Saraya al-Salam 3rd brigade, Hassan Shalal, said ...
Quetta/Multan/Dera Ghazi Khan/Jhang/Bahawalnagar/ Mandi Bahauddin/Dhaska/Bhalwal(Dunya News) - Countrywide processions of 7th Muharram were held across different cities of the country in order to pay homage to the great sacrifices offered by the ...
Karachi: Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has announced a rally on October 16 to complete his mothers unfinished rally in 2007 when ...
Karbala: Millions of Shi'ite Muslims flocked to Iraq's Holy City of Kerbala on Wednesday to commemorate Ashura, a religious day marking the slaying of Prophet Mohammed's grandson Hussein in the 7th century AD in a battle against the Umayyad ruler ...
History books will never teach you of a man named Hussein or a land named Karbala. You have never learned of the day 72 stood against an army of 30,000 and won.
Karachi: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has paid the glowing tribute to Hazrat Imam Husain (AS) and other Shaheeds of Karbala, who sacrificed their lives during fighting against the injustice and atrocities and exalted the ...
Srinagar: Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on Wednesday said that ultimate sacrifice of Imam I Hussain (RA) and his family at desolated land of Karbala is a glorious page of Islamic history that will always remain ...
Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has announced a rally on October 16 to complete his slain mother's unfinished rally in 2007 when her motorcade was attacked by a powerful bomb.
His mausoleum in Karbala, Iraq is a place of pilgrimage. To commemorate his death Shiites engage in the ritual of self-flagellation, this is to atone for the weakness of ancestors who fled the Karbala battlefield and left Husayn and his companions to ...
As I observed the roza of the Prophet Mohmmad's (PBUH) grandson Imam Hussain in Karbala, it seemed surreal that I was actually here.
Lahore: The main Ashura-i-Muharram procession, marking the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) and his companions, was taken out from Nisar Haveli inside Mochi Gate at midnight on Tuesday amid extraordinary tight security.
Lahore - The central Zuljinah procession came out from Nisar Haveli in the Walled City yesterday night, amid elaborate security arrangements.
The battle of Karbala, where Ali's son, the Prophet Muhammad's grandson, Hussayn and his relatives and supporters were killed on the 10th day of Muharrem in 682 (year 61 of the Islamic calendar) by the forces of Yazid, son of the Umayyad caliphate, ...
Lahore: As many as 501 mourning processions and religious congregations were observed across the city on the eve of 9th Muharram, whereas the processions peacefully culminated to reach their destinations points after passing the tradition routs.
The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) / Karbala branch has mobilized all its humanitarian and material efforts for the visit of the Tenth of Muharram to provide the medical services and service to the visitors.
MAHMUDABAD: The pallid, smudgy walls of Mahmudabad fort glistened in yellow lights as hundreds of followers of Imam Husain (Prophet Mohammad's grandson and martyr of Karbala) walked barefoot on the rugged path from the outer gate to its interiors, ...
Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), and his companions were martyred in the Battle of Karbala, in southern Iraq, in 680 AD after fighting courageously for justice against the much larger army of the Umayyad caliph, Yazid I, which ...
SIALKOT-Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ch Ehsan Iqbal emphasised yesterday that the nation must draw inspiration from the great sacrifice rendered by Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) in the fight against tyranny, dictatorship and terrorism.
Karbala - Iraqi soldiers, police and paramilitaries deployed in and around Karbala Tuesday to protect hundreds of thousands of Shiite pilgrims flocking to the shrine city for annual mourning rituals, officials said.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has discussed security plans with local officials in the Holy City of Karbala for the Ashura mourning ceremonies, set to take place this week.
October 10, 2016: A small band of prominent people, including women and children, refusing allegiance to the ruler, were forcibly confined on a dusty plain for over a week, refused access to water, and eventually all the men were massacred.
The mothers who participated in Karbala were no ordinary mothers. Their valour is unparalleled. When a mother decides to give up her son, she is not merely giving up her offspring rather she is giving away a piece of her heart, her soul, her being ...
(IraqiNews.com) Karbala - Troops of the Federal police and Saraya al-Salam militia were deployed in the areas northwest of Karbala to fill any gap that ISIS could use to sneak into the area. Commander of Saraya al-Salam 3rd brigade, Hassan Shalal, said ...
She said the blood of the Martyrs of Karbala gives the message of peace which proves that truth will be alive for ever. Naheed Manzoor and Waqar Ahmed, Resident Director RAC, also highlighted the sacrifices of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his followers ...
There was no doubt about the outcome of the Battle of Karbala, outside the eponymous Iraqi town, around 100 km south of Baghdad, in 681 A.D as Hussain, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, with 70-odd men, faced a huge force sent by Umayyad Caliph ...
Mahmudabad: The pallid, smudgy walls of Mahmudabad fort glistened in yellow lights as hundreds of followers of Imam Husain (Prophet Mohammad's grandson and martyr of Karbala) walked barefoot on the rugged path from the outer gate to its interiors, ...
The story goes that Emperor Taimurlong used to visit Karbala every year but he fell ill one year and was unable to undertake the journey.
Quetta/Multan/Dera Ghazi Khan/Jhang/Bahawalnagar/ Mandi Bahauddin/Dhaska/Bhalwal(Dunya News) - Countrywide processions of 7th Muharram were held across different cities of the country in order to pay homage to the great sacrifices offered by the ...
The reported failed attack comes ahead of the Shiite commemoration of Ashoura, which marks the death of Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, at the Battle of Karbala in present-day Iraq in the 7th century. Kuwaiti police have promised ...
Karbala is an actual and metaphorical venue where the Truth confronted the Lie, where justice spoke vibrant and audible in the face of prejudice and where courage, passion and devotion preceded attachment, worldliness and obstinacy.
Anwar Mirza carries his camera too to these 'matmi majlises' (mourning sessions) and captures the crowd grieving the massacre that happened centuries ago on the burning plains of Karbala (Iraq). The result? A vast collection of photographs of Muharram ...
There was no doubt about the outcome of the Battle of Karbala, outside the eponymous Iraqi town, around 100 km south of Baghdad, in 681 A.D as Hussain, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, with 70-odd men, faced a huge force sent by Umayyad Caliph ...


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