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PM follows up security plans in Karbala ahead of Arbaeen

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Iraq's Prime Minister, Adil Abdel Mahdi

Iraq's Prime Minister Adil Abdel Mahdi visited Iraqi city of Karbala to follow up on the security plans set ahead the annual Arbaeen commemoration.

Millions of Shiite Muslims from around the world are making their way this week to their sect’s holy shrines in Karbala.

During a security meeting yesterday with military leaders at the headquarters of the Joint Operations Command, Abdul-Mahdi stressed the importance of securing the Iraqi-Syrian border from the threats of ISIS.

The security gathering took place in order to follow up on the security measures that the government is implementing to security the Arbaeen ceremony in Karbala.

Last Modified: Monday، 29 October 2018 03:27 PM
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