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  Updated: December 7, 2009

'Eid of Wilayah’ celebrated in Karbala

By: Ismail Zabeeh

HOLY KARBALA, Iraq: A magnificent festival to mark Eid Al-Ghadir Al-Agharr also called as 'Eid of Wilayah’ was organized in the area that lays between the two holy shrines i.e Al-Imam Al-Hussein (A) and Al-Abbas (A) in the holy city of Karbala.

Religious and political figures as well as a number of poets from Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Iran besides Iraq attended the special ceremony.

Addressing the participants, secretary general of Al-Atbah Al-Husseinyah Sheikh Abdel-Mehdi AlKarbalai highlighted importance of Ghadir feast citing sayings of the Prophet Muhammad (S).

Among others who addressed on the occasion were Sheikh Ibrahim Al-Bahraini (Bahrain), Sheikh Nijah At-Tai, eulogist Qassem-Zadeh (Iran), Abo Wilayatu Ali (Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia), poet Abo Roqayyah Al-Hayawi (Al-Kutt, Iraq), Mohsin Az-Zobeydi (holy Najaf, Iraq), Me’mar AlJabouri (Babul, Iraq) and poet Ridha Al-Khaffaji (holy Karbala). 

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