The Latm condolence processions launches their commemoration of the Arba'een of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) on the morning of 18th of Safar 1439 AH corresponding to November 8, 2017.
These processions were launched according to the timetable set by the department of rituals and Hussayni processions belonging to the holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and of al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them). They gathered in form of organized groups, centred by a Radood, chanting elegies about the tragedy of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) and expressing the feelings of the mourners and lovers of Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them) while commemorating this sad anniversary.
Every procession launch from the Qibla gate of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) to his holy shrine then passing by the area between the two holy shrines, arriving to the shrine of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him) through the gate of Imam al-Hassan (peace be upon him), then leaving it from the Qibla gate of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him).
The condolence processions are used to commemorate this rituals, in which one day is allocated to the Zinjeel condolence and another day for the latm condolence. And the processions start from the early hours of the morning until after Maghreb and Isha prayers.