Karbala

Type: City
Name: Karbala
Country: Iraq
Latitude: 32.610001
Longitude: 44.080002
population: 434,457
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 1 reports

Iraq steps up security in Karbala during Muharram

RNA - As PressTV's Altaf Ali Ahmad reports, the plan is aimed at ensuring the safety and security of millions of pilgrims who have already begun pouring into Karbala since the start of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar.The pilgrimage is ... [Published Rasa News Agency - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Karbala, Security, Iraq
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Solution to Muslims problems lies in following Siratun Nabi (SAW): Maulana Tariq

LAHORE: Maulana Tariq Jamil has said the Muslims could get rid of all problems by following Siratun Nabi (SAW).He said the sacrifice of the grandson of the Holy Prophet (SAW) Imam Hussain (AS) in Karbala is a beacon of light for the Muslim Ummah.He was ... [Published The News International - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Muharram; Month of Freedom, Bravery And Nobility

Saturday November 1, 2014Kabul (BNA) Celebration of Ashuray-e-Hussaini is the celebration of victory of right over wrong and rehabilitation of promotion of virtue as well prevention of vice.The event of Karbala is the calendar of time and an enormous ... [Published Bakhtar News Agency - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Millions of mourners flock to Karbala to mark Ashura

Millions of black-clad mourners are flocking to the Holy city of Karbala from Iraq and other parts of the world to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, the third Shia Imam and the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, peace be upon him. Imam ... [Published Press tv - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Iraq: Grand Ayatollah Sistani joins Hagel in calling for Arming Sunni Tribes of al-Anbar

By Juan Cole Al-Zaman (The Times of Baghdad reports that Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistan is calling, just as is US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, for the arming of Sunni tribes in al-Anbar Province to fight ISIL in Iraq. (The Shiite-dominated Iraqi ... [Published Informed Comment - 6 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Pregnant minor ends life

BHOPAL: A 15-year-old pregnant girl committed suicide by hanging self at a bungalow at Karbala Road, on Thursday morning.Koh-e-Fiza police said a rape case would be filed against accused, who is yet to be identified.The girl was employed as a maid at ... [Published Times of India - 5 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Iraqi leaders stress on importance of unity in face of terrorism

Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Ali al-Sistani says the salvation of Iraq can only be achieved through the unity of its citizens. It was announced by Ayatollah Sistani’s representative, Sheikh Abdel Mahdi al-Karbalai in his Friday preach, delivered in the holy ... [Published Press tv - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

AFP - Iraq-Syria-conflict-US-Sistani

Iraq-Syria-conflict-US-SistaniContributed by NAMPA / AFP.Top Iraq Shiite cleric urges fighters to protect 'innocents'KARBALA, Iraq, Oct 31, 2014 (AFP) - Iraq's leading Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, on Friday urged those fighting the ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 15 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Al-Wefaq slams Bahrain for violating Shia Muslims’ rights

Bahrain’s main opposition bloc has condemned the Manama regime for violating the religious freedom of its Shia population amid police attacks on preparations to mark the Ashura anniversary. According to Press TV, the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society ... [Published IRIB World Service - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Turkish gov’t to launch fresh bid to embrace Alevis

ANKARAThe ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is planning to take new steps embrace Turkey’s Alevi citizens, with Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu also announcing that he will visit Hacıbektaş in the upcoming days within the holy month of Muharr ... [Published Turkish Daily - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 1 reports

Events that took place on sixth of Muharram

LAHORE: Over 1,334 years ago on the Sixth of Muharram during the year 680 A.H , the Governor of Kufa, Ubayd-Allah bin Ziyad, had ordered his trusted lieutenant Amr ibn Sa’ad to lead a battalion comprising thousands of troops to prevent Hazrat Imam Husain ... [Published The News International - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion: Karbala via Glasgow

Anxious to reach agreement with the P5+1 on Iran’s nuclear program, President Hassan Rouhani is trying to mobilize support for his divisive policy. Last month, he tried to woo nationalists with a speech in which there was no mention of Islam, let alone ... [Published ASHARQ AL-AWSAT ( english) - Oct 31 2014]
Entities: Karbala, Martyrdom, Glasgow

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Tazia committees have been asked to procure licences without which they won't be allowed to take out processions on November 4 and November 5. "At a peace meeting with members of various Tazia committees, we urged them to have more young members on the committees and make them accountable for peaceful processions" Patna SSP Jitender Rana said on Friday
...is to offer quick support to the sons of this tribe and other tribes that are fighting Daesh (ISIL) terrorists.” "This will offer the opportunity to the other tribes to join the fighters against Daesh (ISIL)" he said
Most recently there was the "jihadist chat room" conversation discovered in mid-September in which "the use of Ebola as a poisonous weapon against the United States" was discussed in a forum Martínez described as "linked to Isis"
"Husain's uprising was to preserve Islam's spiritual values and spread the philosophy of reform," said Berry. "He did not revolt to fight. He wanted to avoid violence and even refused to attack Yazid's army first."

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Licence must for taking out Muharram procession [Published Times of India - 7 hours ago]
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Turkish gov’t to launch fresh bid to embrace Al... [Published Turkish Daily - 19 hours ago]
Isis wants to spread Ebola: security chief [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - 20 hours ago]
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What is Ashura, why do local Shi'a commemorate it? [Published Arab American News - Oct 31 2014]
Khomeni to Kaptan [Published The Nation Pakistan - Oct 31 2014]
Events that took place on sixth of Muharram [Published The News International - Oct 31 2014]
ISIS kills 220 Iraqis from tribe that opposed them [Published ASHARQ AL-AWSAT ( english) - Oct 31 2014]
Brother, this Thursday is a real treat [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Oct 31 2014]
Opinion: Karbala via Glasgow [Published ASHARQ AL-AWSAT ( english) - Oct 31 2014]
The sanctity of Muharram [Published Arab News - Oct 30 2014]
IRAQ: The June 28 Transfer of Power [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Oct 30 2014]
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Iraqi refugees forced to live under ISIL [Published Al Jazeera - Oct 30 2014]
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Iraq: Grand Ayatollah Sistani joins Hagel in ca... [Published Informed Comment - 6 hours ago]
By Juan Cole Al-Zaman (The Times of Baghdad reports that Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistan is calling, just as is US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, for the arming of Sunni tribes in al-Anbar Province to fight ISIL in Iraq. (The Shiite-dominated Iraqi ...
Isis wants to spread Ebola: security chief [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - 20 hours ago]
Graffiti reading "Death to Islamic State (Isis)" in the Jurf al-Sakhr area, north of the Shiite shrine city of Karbala, Iraq, on Monday. Photo: Haidar Hamdani/AFP Isis wants to spread Ebola: security chief Published: 30 Oct 2014 10:13 GMT+01:00Updated: ...
Iraq: Iraq: ICRC scales up activities to help o... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 30 2014]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Iraq As armed conflict expands in Iraq, the ICRC is stepping up its humanitarian work. It has brought food and other aid to more than 1.5 million people since January. The expansion of armed conflict ...
Islamic State releases photos showing fighting ... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Oct 30 2014]
The Islamic State has released photographs showing its forces engaged in combat with the Iraqi military and their tribal allies in Amiriyat al Fallujah in eastern Anbar province. The photos were disseminated on Twitter by the jihadist group's supporters ...
Yedizis of Sanjar: Victims of US, Sunni Allies ... [Published IntelliBriefs - Oct 28 2014]
US  Stirred –up  Muslims  Still Carry on Mayhem around the World   When questioned if he had any regrets in supporting Islamic fundamentalism in Afghanistan during 1980s, Zbigniew Brzezinski in a January 1998 interview with Le Nouvel Observateur, ...
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