Tag Archives: Ashura

Hussain And Us

“Colleagues twice my age and thrice well read, wanted to know why a young girl who could travel anywhere around the world, chose to visit a country literally broken down to shambles. They felt the urge to ask if I had converted to Shi’ism,” writes Noor Amina Tiwana.

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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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