Shias around the globe are decorating their houses, mosques and Shia Islamic Centers, and holding celebrations for the auspicious occasion of the birth anniversary of Abu al-Fadhil al-Abbas, peace be upon him.
The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has condemned the killing of more than a dozen schoolchildren in Yemen, where Saudi-led warplanes keep pounding an impoverished nation in an imposed war.
Coinciding with the birth anniversary of Imam Hussein (Peace Be Upon Him), the Imam Hussein and the al-Abbas Shrines held the 15th Martyrdom Spring International Cultural Festival in the holy city of Karbala on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
The United Nations has called for a thorough investigation into the killing of over a dozen civilians, including several schoolchildren, in an airstrike carried out by Saudi warplanes on a residential area in Yemen's west-central province of Sana'a.
Innocent Shia Muslim Asad Abbas Bhatti has returned home in district Badin while more innocent Shia Muslim youth have been taken into illegal and undeclared custody and subjected to enforced disappearance in Karachi, Pakistan.
The Ministry of Defense of Afghanistan has confirmed that 57 Taliban militants have been killed or wounded during the latest airstrikes conducted by the Afghan Air Force and coalition forces in Bala Murghab district of Badghis province.
More than a dozen civilians, most of them schoolchildren, have been killed in the latest round of airstrikes by Saudi warplanes on residential areas in Yemen's west-central province of Sana'a and the southwestern province of Ta'izz.