Oct 30, 2018, 1:26 PM
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Iran Leader hosts Arbaeen mourning ceremony

Tehran, Oct 30, IRNA – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday hosted a ceremony marking Arbaeen, the 40th day after martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein (AS), the third Shia Imam.

Addressing the ceremony, attending by a large group of university students, the Supreme Leader prayed for Iranian nation's success in achieving all its lofty objectives, while wishing materialization of all the great aspirations of Islam and the Islamic Revolution.

Ayatollah Khamenei appreciated sincere sentiments and emotions of the faithful youth which will result in their attaining divine blessings.

Arbaeen mourning ceremony is one of the largest religious gatherings in the world. It marks the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), Imam Hussein (AS).

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