Imam Ali Holy Shrine in Najaf decorated for Eid al-Ghadeer

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Imam Ali Holy Shrine in Najaf, Iraq, started decorating the shrine in preparation for celebrating Eid al-Ghadeer.

As part of the decorations, special flags and banners have been installed in different parts of the mausoleum.  

The event of Ghadeer, or Eid al-Ghadeer, is celebrated by Shia Muslims around the world every year. It is among important feasts and happy holidays of Shia Muslims held on the 18th day of Dhul Hijja in the lunar Hijri calendar.

It was the day when the Holy Prophet, peace be upon him, appointed Ali ibn Abi Talib, peace be upon him, as his caliph and the Imam after himself following an order from God.

Eid al-Ghadeer is tomorrow, Tuesday, August 20. Happy Eid!