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Pilgrimage

World news about “Pilgrimage” published by euronews.

13/12 11:27 CET

Tight security as millions of Shiite Muslim pilgrims stream into Kerbala, Iraq

Tight security as millions of Shiite Muslim pilgrims stream into Kerbala, Iraq

Millions of Shiite Muslim pilgrims from across Iraq, Iran and neighbouring countries have streamed into Iraq’s holy city of Kerbala over the past week to mark Arbaeen. The event is a 40-day mourning period commemorating the seventh Century death of the Prophet…