Posted in: Field-specific (academic), Iran, Iraq, Syria
What draws Shia Muslims to an insecure pilgrimage? The Iranian journey to Arbaeen, Iraq during the presence of ISIS
In 2014, when Islamic State (ISIS) forces were still in power in some regions of Iraq, almost two million Iranian pilgrims headed into Iraq and joined Arbaeen religious procession which is one of the world’s biggest annual pilgrimages. Most people who embark on the journey stream toward Karbala on foot.
- August 11, 2020
- 0 Comment