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Why should we mourn for the killing (martyrdom) of Imam Al Hussein?

Both Shia and Sunnis agree that the martyr of Hussien(May Allah be pleased with him) is one of the most tragic incidents in Islam. However, Sunnis and Shia differ on the way we should mourn the martyr ...
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Why did Hossein Ibn Ali not accept Yazid ibn Muawiya's as a caliph?

When we look into the personality of both people and what they stand for, we will understand why Hussain ibn Ali was not willing to pay allegiance to Yazid ibn Muawiyah. InshAllah, we will also ...
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How many women were with Imam Hussain? (At the battle of Karbala)

بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم About the attendance of the women in the day of Ashura (battle of Karbala) there are several women who consist of: حضرت زينب، ام كلثوم، فاطمه، صفيه و ام هاني (As the ...
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Why did Hossein Ibn Ali not accept Yazid ibn Muawiya's as a caliph?

Why Imam Hussain (a.s.) did not swear allegiance? (To Yazid) Seemingly, this is a question which was asked Imam Hussein over and over. You can see a brief response of this as it has shown in below: ...
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Why do Shia care about Hussain and not Hasan?

Your inference is totally wrong. We Shia care(respect) equally for all the members of the household of prophet "Labbaik-e-ya Hussain" is basically an expression in times of battle while facing the ...
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Did Iranians fight in the Battle of Karabala? (As Imam Hussein's soldiers)?

Well here's a list of casualties in Husayn's army at the battle. As far as i can see there are a few man identified to be Persians or who have been settled down in Kufa etc. among them: Nasr ibn ...
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Who was the oldest martyr of Karbala?

Who is the name of the oldest martyr of Karbala (کربلا)? He is: Habib ibn Mazaaher / (حبیب بن مظاهر) More info. about him: (http://en.wikishia.net/view/Habib_b._Muzahir) References: www....
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Will only hassan and hussain be masters of youth in paradise?

Asalaam Alaikum this hadith clearly states who are the masters of youth in paradise, like you mentioned it dosen't negate others holding the same titile but there is no authentic evidence to prove ...
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When and where did Hasan ibn Ali(RA) die?

Sunni and Shiite sources almost agree that the killer of Hassan Ibn Ali, Jada, the daughter of Ash'ath bin Qais Kennedy, was the Imam's wife. But the main motivator and indirect cause of the martyrdom ...
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Sadaqa in the name of Imam Hussain

All praise to Allah Subhan o Taala and blessings on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and Companions Narrated Ibn Abbas ra: That the mother of Saad bin Ubada the brother of Bani ...
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Why should we mourn for the killing (martyrdom) of Imam Al Hussein?

Only to add that the prophet was the first who cried for Imam Hussain in many occasions. Since He knew what will happen to Imam Hussain, he cried when he was born and in the second occasion when the ...
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