History of Asia Mcq Question

  1. In which country is Karabla, the holy city of Shia Muslims located ?
  1. Iran
  2. Iraq
  3. Jordan
  4. Syria
Correct Option : B

Karbala is a city in Iraq, southwest of Baghdad. The city, best known as the location of the Battle of Karbala (680), is amongst the holiest cities for Shia Muslims after Mecca and Medina. It is home to the Imam Hussein Shrine. Karbala is famous as the site of the martyrdom of Hussein ibn Ali (Imam Hussein), and commemorations are held by millions of Shias annually to remember it. Karbala is considered sacred by all Shias.

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