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Iran condemns attacks against Ashura mourners in Nigeria, Afghanistan

October 12, 2016 7:52 pm
Iran condemns attacks against Ashura mourners in Nigeria, Afghanistan

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi (Photo by Tasnim news agency) Iran has condemned an attack by Nigerian forces against mourners commemorating Ashura, the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam. At least 11 people were killed and several others injured when Nigerian forces opened fire at Shia mourners […]

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Millions of Shia Muslims in the world observe Ashura

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Millions of Shia Muslims in the world observe Ashura

Iranian Shia Muslims attend Ashura mourning ceremonies in the Iranian capital city pf Tehran on October 24, 2015. Millions of Shia Muslims in Iran and other parts of the world are commemorating Ashura, which marks the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam. The faithful have taken to […]

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