- Bomb blasts kill 3, injure 32 in Iraq
Three people have been killed and 32 others injured in two separate terrorist attacks as millions of mourners are heading to the holy city of Karbala to commemorate the martyrdom of the third Shia Imam, Imam Hussein (PBUH).
- Shia Muslims commemorate Ashura
Millions of Shia Muslims in Iran and around the world are mourning in commemoration of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam.
- The name of Imam Husain’s (a,s) companions on the day of Ashura
The companions of Imam Husain’s (a,s) who martyred on the day of Ashura in the land of Karbala were from different cities and tribes. Some of them were from Bani Hashim. Some of them were with Imam from Medina and some other joined him in Mecca or on the road and some were from Medina. Some of the companions of Imam Husain’s (a,s) martyred before the day of Ashura, their name is here too.
- Two terror attacks hit SE Iran + Update
Two terror bomb blasts have hit Ashura mourners in the southeastern Iranian city of Chabahar.
- Ayodhya verdict: Waqf Board files appeal in Supreme Court
The Central Waqf Board has filed a petition in the Supreme Court today challenging the Allahabad High Court judgment in the Babri Masjid title suit.
- Mourners continue Ashura pilgrimage
Amid tight security, huge crowds of mourners continue to reach the holy city of Karbala to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam.
- City pays homage to martyrdom at Karbala
PUNE: With Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar under way, it’s time for devout Muslims to pay homage to the martyrs of Karbala who fought a war that symbolises the eternal and unwavering stance of truth against falsehood.
- Windsor Islamic schools donate coats
Students of the Al-Hijra and An-Noor Islamic schools lent a warm hand to the Unemployed Help Centre by donating more than 500 coats on Tuesday.
- Searchers look for more victims of Bangladesh fire
DHAKA, Bangladesh – Firefighters searched a gutted garment factory on Wednesday for more possible victims of a devastating fire that trapped workers and forced some to jump to their deaths. At least 29 fatalities were reported.
- Congress scrambles to apply minority balm
Calcutta, Dec. 14: Manas Bhuniya today offered to quit as Congress legislature party chief to make room for a Muslim leader upset at being kept out of the newly formed PCC along with others from the community.