Each year, Iran celebrates the Shiite Ashura festival with a large gathering of worshipers around prayers and trances, marking the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (grandson of Mohamed) and his 72 companions. the army of the Omaeyyads, for refusing to make allegiance to the caliphate led by Yazid, the latter will then lead them a crushing battle, called “the Battle of Kerbala” in Iraq, the year – 680....
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