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Kerbala, Iraq

This is an area between the two shrines (Baina haramein) - between the shrines, and I had the privileged of visiting this last month. Millions gather here during the Arba'een.




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The Shrine of Hussein Ibn Ali, The Grandson of Prophet Mohammed in Kerbala, Iraq -Expansion Project going on, hence the front is seen still under construction.

The shrine of Al-‘Abbās Ibn Ali, is revered by Muslims for his loyalty to his half-brother Husayn ibn ‘Alī, his respect for the Ahl al-Bayt, and his role in the Battle of Karbalā. He was known as the greatest warrior in Arabia and mirrored the strength of his father, ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib.

The shrine of Al-‘Abbās Ibn Ali

The shrine of Al-‘Abbās Ibn Ali

The shrine of Al-‘Abbās Ibn Ali

The shrine of Al-‘Abbās Ibn Ali

The shrine of Al-‘Abbās Ibn Ali

The shrine of Al-‘Abbās Ibn Ali

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    • # Masoud Ahmadpoor

      wow! you've been Iraq! such me in 2 years ago!
      Excellent shot at night and so brilliant!
      you should come here Iran too!

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