Note changes about Karbala Satellite Channel & Karbala Quran TV
Satellite: Eutelsat 3B @ 3.1° East
started on this new TP
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Karbala southwest of Baghdad. Karbala is the capital of Karbala Governorate, and has an estimated population of 1.15 million people (2014).
The city, best known as the location of the Battle of Karbala (680), is considered as holy a city for Shia Muslims as Mecca, Medina and the noble sanctuary in Jerusalem, and tens of millions of Shia Muslims visit the site twice a year. Karbala is home to the Imam Hussain Shrine. The martyrdom of Hussain ibn Ali (Imam Hussain) is commemorated annually by millions of Shias.