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ashura in Kabul

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On 11/18/2012 at 4:34 PM, Ali-F said:

Salam alaikum

Can you have ashura in Saudi Arabia?? I mean public?




In their own areas, they do have Ashura activities in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Shiites Prepare for Ashura Season

Date: 2012/11/17

(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - In Ashura season, Shiite religious speakers in different regions of Saudi Arabia prepare many programs, and deliver various lectures to educate the society in different fields whether religious, moral, economic, scientific or related to human rights issues.Shiites in different Saudi regions work for weeks before the beginning of Ashura season in Muharram. During this season, all people of different ages cooperate together and volunteer in everything; some of them offer beverages and serve food while others organize and prepare for various programs.Many educational and intellectual programs for both adults and children accompany the season of Ashura. There are health corners, art, calligraphy and photography exhibitions and blood donation units.Plays over what had happened in Karbala are, also, common and presented in different regions whether in open squares or on stages inside installed camps. These plays, which are always attended by a large number of people, are presented in the tenth day of Muharram of every year and are locally prepared from the scratch.In general, the interaction with such programs is remarkable which reflects the level of Shiites’ cultural awareness.

Source: http://www.abna24.com/english

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Unfortunately I don't think this is available for download or online viewing yet. I watched part of it, it seems really nice. For those who cannot understand farsi, it is a documentary entitled "from the blood of John" and is about ashura in Nigeria.

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Holy Month of Muharram began with events around the world. Times listed are not necessarily the times of the events but when the photos or video were published at the site. May Allah SWT bless all who remember Imam Hussein AS and the martyrs of Karbala. 

Ashura mourning ceremony held in Saihat, Qatif
September 23, 2017 - 9:35 PM

Mourning ceremony on Imam Hussain martyrdom in Denver, Colorado
September 23, 2017 - 9:43 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Kano, Nigeria
September 24, 2017 - 4:50 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Sweden
September 24, 2017 - 4:57 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Helsinki, Finland
September 24, 2017 - 5:04 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Sao Paulo, Brazil
September 24, 2017 - 5:10 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Katsina, Nigeria
September 24, 2017 - 5:16 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Sokoto, Nigeria
September 25, 2017 - 1:14 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony [Lebanon]
September 25, 2017 - 1:32 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Malikiyya, Bahrain
September 25, 2017 - 2:26 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Zambia's Lusaka
September 25, 2017 - 2:41 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Zaynabiyya, Istanbul
September 26, 2017 - 5:28 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Brazzaville, Congo
September 26, 2017 - 5:33 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Dallas, US
September 26, 2017 - 5:52 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Liège, Belgium
September 26, 2017 - 6:02 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden
September 26, 2017 - 6:19 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Bengal, India
September 26, 2017 - 6:45 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Sydney, Australia
September 26, 2017 - 7:16 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Hamburg, Germany
September 27, 2017 - 4:55 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Arizona, US
September 27, 2017 - 5:03 PM

Imam Hussein's mourning ceremony held in Ayatollah Javadi Amoli presence
September 27, 2017 - 5:10 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Tamale, Ghana
September 27, 2017 - 5:17 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Gothenburg, Sweden
September 27, 2017 - 5:30 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Libreville, Gabon
September 27, 2017 - 5:37 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in London, UK
September 27, 2017 - 5:55 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Detroit, US
September 28, 2017 - 4:28 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Montreal, Canada
September 28, 2017 - 4:34 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal
September 28, 2017 - 6:13 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand
September 28, 2017 - 6:20 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony in Dearborn, US
September 28, 2017 - 6:26 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony at Ayatollah Safi's office in Qom, Iran
September 28, 2017 - 7:34 PM

Muharram mourning ceremony at Ayatollah Borujerdi's office in Qom, Iran
September 28, 2017 - 7:40 PM

Rouhani attends Ashura mourning at Shah-Abdol-Azim shrine
October 1, 2017 - 4:03 PM

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Ashura mourning ceremonies around the world. Times listed are not necessarily the times of the events but when the photos or video were published at the site. May Allah SWT bless all those who remember Imam Hussein AS and the martyrs of Karbala. 

Ashura mourning ceremony in Dakar, Senegal
October 2, 2017 - 4:39 PM

Ashura mourning ceremony in Quetta, Pakistan
October 2, 2017 - 5:11 PM

Ashura mourning ceremony in Nakhon, Thailand
October 2, 2017 - 5:21 PM

Ashura mourning ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand
October 2, 2017 - 5:48 PM

Ashura mourning ceremony in Baku, Azerbaijan
October 2, 2017 - 5:57 PM

Ashura mourning ceremonies, processions across Kenya
October 3, 2017 - 2:52 PM

Ashura procession observed in Adamawa, Nigeria
October 3, 2017 - 3:10 PM

Ashura procession in Adamawa state, Nigeria
October 3, 2017 - 3:37 PM

Ashura mourning ceremony in Sao Paulo, Brazil
October 3, 2017 - 4:43 PM

Ashura mourning ceremony in Khachmaz, Azerbaijan
October 3, 2017 - 4:49 PM

Iran's Rouhani joins Imam Hussein mourners at presidential complex
October 3, 2017 - 3:57 PM

Ashura procession observed in Melbourne, Australia
October 3, 2017 - 5:13 PM

Ashura commemoration observed at Aligarh Muslim University, India
October 4, 2017 - 12:13 AM

Ashura marked as anti terrorism day in Aligarh Muslim Univ., India
October 4, 2017 - 12:26 AM

’Ashura in Bahrain
October 4, 2017 - 11:54 PM

Ashura mourning ceremony in Rome, Italy
October 5, 2017 - 2:50 PM

Ashura mourning ceremony in Swansea, Wales
October 5, 2017 - 2:57 PM

Ashura mourning ceremony in London, England
October 5, 2017 - 3:03 PM

Ashura mourning ceremony in Ottawa, Canada
October 5, 2017 - 3:08 PM

Ashura mourning ceremony in San Diego, US
October 5, 2017 - 3:12 PM

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