DAMASCUS, Syria: Martyrdom of Al-Imam Al-Hossein (AS)’s
six-month-old son Abdullah Ali Al-Asghar (AS) - the youngest martyr of
Karbala - was commemorated across the globe with bringing out of
“cradle” in majales al-aza and processions, while international
committee to revive the anniversary of oppressed-ness of the infant
Asghar (AS) observed the occasion in 14 countries and 72 Iranian
cities in a unique manner.
Tens of thousands of babies, dressed in white and green color clothes,
in the laps of their mothers gathered in mosques and hosseiniyaat.
The mothers were shedding tears to sympathize with Sayyedah Robab
(AS), mother of Ali Al-Asghar (AS).
Speakers opened their speeches with recitation of selected verses of
Surah Maryam, highlighted the philosophy of Karbala depicted the
martyrdom of Ali Al-Asghar (AS).
These ceremonies under arrangements of the committee were held USA,
Azerbaijan, at Mosalla shrine of Sayyedah Zaynab (AS) in Syria,
Lebanon, Saudi parts of Al-Ahsaa, Sehat and Al-Qatif, Kuwait, at
Ma’atm Ash-Shahabi in Al-Moharraq city of Bahrain, Britain, Russia,
Pakistan and India.
In Iraq, these ceremonies were organized at Hosseini shrine compound
in Karbala, at Al-Javaheri mosque near the holy shrine of Al-Imam Ali
(AS) in the holy Najaf, Kofa mosque, at Horr bin Yazid Ar-Riyai shrine
compound, at Al-Hindiah mosque, Taweraj, in Hillah, at Kazemi shrine
in Kazemiyah, Boratha mosque Baghdad, Samara and many other Iraqi
In Iran, hosseiniyah Al-Mediyah Tehran, holy shrine of Sayyedah
Masumah (AS) in the holy city of Qom and holy shrine of Al-Imam Ar-Reza
(AS) in the holy city of Mash’had witnessed similar programs.
Hormala (L) made Ali Al-Asghar (AS) a target of a very heavy
three-face arrow, which pierced the innocent infant's neck. Ali Al-Asghar
(AS) smiled and kissed martyrdom while still in the hands of his
father Imam Hossein (AS).