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News ID: 15946
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 13:44 - 19 November 2017
TEHRAN, November 19 -Iranians are commemorating the martyrdom anniversary of the eighth Shia Imam, Imam Ali ibn Musa al-Reza (Peace be upon Him).

Iranians mark martyrdom anniversary of 8th Shia imamTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) -Iranians are commemorating the martyrdom anniversary of the eighth Shia Imam, Imam Ali ibn Musa al-Reza (Peace be upon Him).

 Mourning processions are being held in different cities, most notably in the northeastern city of Mashhad, where the holy shrine of Imam Reza in situated.

The eighth Shia Imam was martyred after being poisoned by the Abbasid Caliph Ma’mun in the year 818 AD.

Source:Press TV

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