Shiite celebrate al-Ghadeer Day [Archives:2002/10/Local News]

March 4 2002

The Shiite movement in Yemen celebrated the al-Ghadeer day which coincide with the Zu al-Hajjah 18, the day in which the prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him) delivered his valedictory sermon.
The Shiite consider this day as the day in which Ali Bin Abi Taleb was appointed as the Commander of the Faithful. On this occasion, the Shiite movement in Sana’a and Serwah in Marib celebrated the festival together with the Esmalids sects in Sana’a and Haraz.