Muslims Around The World Commemorate Ashura
Muslims poured into the streets all over the world to mark Ashura.
Muslims from around the world commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussain ibn Ali (AS), the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) at the Battle of Karbala in the year 61 AH (AD 680).
Muslims commemorate the 10th of Muharram with massive rallies, specifically in Iraq where tens of thousands of worshippers have been flooding into Iraq's holy city of Karbala.
موكب أنصار الحشد الشعبي/العراق pic.twitter.com/TSWNpkVBvg— ⚪AHMAD SLMAN (@1AHMAD195) August 18, 2021
On the roads to the city, "mawakib" tents have been erected to provide pilgrims with free food, drinks, and accommodation.
Furthermore, Iraqi authorities declared, on Thursday, a public holiday in the country, adopting strict measures to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic amid religious processions.
In Lebanon, tens of thousands participated in the religious procession in the Southern Suburbs of Beirut, waving religious banners as well as Lebanese and Palestinian flags.
Furthermore, various districts in the Sana’a governorate commemorated the holy day of Ashura.
مراسم #عاشوراء في #القطيف— سلطان جحاف بديل (@SultanJahaf2) August 18, 2021
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In Saudi Arabia, hundreds marked Ashura in Saudi cities of Qatif and Al-Ahsa, marching in massive numbers, despite strict security measures.