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IRAN11 MONTHS AGO
Ta’zieh: The Iranian Opera
The history of Ta'zieh, a kind of passion play, and its evolutionary trend in the Iranian context are probed into focusing on its constituent components: writing style, directorship, set and costume design, music, and acting style.
Ta’zieh: The Iranian Opera
IRAN11 MONTHS AGO
An Insider's View of the Country: Muharram Art Galleries and Baysonqor Qur'an
In the first feature, we will join Golnaar Farnudi to visit art galleries about Muharram. In the second feature, Golnaar Farnudi introduces Baysonqor Quran.
MUHARRAM11 MONTHS AGO
Women of Karbala: Zainabi model of resistance, resilience in today's world
Martyrdom and the propagation of the divine message of Islam are fundamental elements of the battle of Karbala without which divine victory for the righteous men and women would not have been possible.
MORE11 MONTHS AGO
Italy: Thousands of Shias gather in Milan to commemorate Ashura
Thousands of Shia mourners gathered in the city of Milan in northern Italy on Sunday to commemorate Ashura, the tenth of Muharram.
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VIEWPOINT11 MONTHS AGO
How Ashura became fountainhead of Imam Khomeini-led Islamic Revolution
Ashura was the fountainhead of Imam Khomeini’s revolutionary ideology and his popular call for fighting Taghut, a Quranic term denoting tyrannical powers on earth.
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MUHARRAM11 MONTHS AGO
Muharram in Bahrain: A history of systematic anti-Shia persecution by state
Over the past decade, Bahraini Shias have faced systematic persecution from the ruling establishment but that hasn’t deterred them from commemorating Muharram with revolutionary zeal and fervor
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IRAQONE YEAR AGO
Millions flock to Karbala to commemorate Ashura Day
Millions of pilgrims from across the world descend on Iraq’s holy city of Karbala to mourn the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein.
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