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How many women were with Imam Hussain? (At the battle of Karbala)

As possibly many of you know, at the time of Imam Hussain (a.s.) there was a tragedy event which was and is famous as Battle-of-Karbala. For more info. you can read the following link: www.al-islam....
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Who was the oldest martyr of Karbala?

As probably many of you are aware, at the time of Imam Hussain (a.s.) there was a tragedy event which was/is famous as Battle-of-Karbala. It is as follow: www.al-islam.org/the-tragedy-of-karbala ...
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Sadaqa in the name of Imam Hussain

Can I make sadaqah or give charity on behalf of Imam Hussain? because one hadith say that Sadaqah is not permissible on Prophet and His family.
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Did Iranians fight in the Battle of Karabala? (As Imam Hussein's soldiers)?

As it is considered as a famous Islamic epic event (especially for Shias), in those days of Mohram, Imam Hussein (a.s.) and his soldiers martyred in the battle of Karbala… and the tenth day of Moharam ...
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What is the Salah of Imam Hussain (a.s.)?

I've heard that there is a Salah as the Salah of Imam Hussain (peace be upon him) But I don’t know how its circumstance is. Does anyone know how it is? (notice: It doesn't mean that it is said prayer ...
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Why did Hossein Ibn Ali not accept Yazid ibn Muawiya's as a caliph?

Why did the grandson of the Prophet, Hossein Ibn Ali, not accept Yazid ibn Muawiya as a caliph?
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Why do Shia care about Hussain and not Hasan?

Ali had two sons, Al-Hasan and Al-Hussain, so why do Shia care so much about the Al-Hussain rather than Al-Hasan? I often hear them chanting Labayeka Ya Hussain
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Why should we mourn for the killing (martyrdom) of Imam Al Hussein?

As you probably see, Shias (every year) mourn for the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (a.s.) in different ways. I was wondering why we should mourn for the killing of Imam Al Hussein (علیه السلام)?
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Text of the condolence which is given to Muhammad(saww) on the Day of Ashura?

There is this text in religious books which has words of condolence for Muhammad(saww) upon the death of his grandson on the Day of Ashura. It's surely not the Ziyárat of Ta`ziyah (Condolences). It's ...
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What is the purpose of putting a red flag on the dome of Hussain ibn Ali(as)'s shrine?

I see there is red flag on the dome of Hussain ibn Ali(as)'s shrine, which is replaced with a black one for the month of Muharram and Safar. Which is not to be seen on the dome of any other religious ...