Tag Archives: Imam Hussein

Iraqi PMF foils a plot to target Arbaeen pilgrims in Baghdad

Al-Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces-PMF) on Tuesday thwarted a plot to attack the Shiite pilgrims on the Arbaeen day in the south Iraqi capital, Baghdad. According to a press release issued by the paramilitary organization, the PMF intelligence department apprehended a “network of ISIS operatives that included the commanders of …

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UN Secretary-General Sends Condolences to Iraq on Karbala Tragedy

On behalf of the United Nations Secretary-General, spokesperson Stephane Dujarric offered condolences to Iraqis on the deadly stampede in Karbala during the Ashura rituals. “The Secretary-General learned with deep sorrow of the loss of life and injuries that occurred near the Imam Hussein shrine in Karbala, Iraq,” reads a statement …

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