Residents unite to restore Ali Ibn Abi Talib Mosque

Al-Habbaniyah community reopens mosque damaged in ISIS conflict

AL-HABBANIYAH — The residents of Al-Habbaniyah district in eastern Anbar have successfully reopened the Ali Ibn Abi Talib Mosque, a significant spiritual site at the heart of their community. In a remarkable display of unity and perseverance, the community pooled resources to fund the restoration and reconstruction of parts of the mosque, which had incurred damages during the conflict with ISIS.

Abdul Wahab Al-Sarhan, a tribal sheikh of the Al-Bu Bali, shared with 964media, “The mosque, situated in the Al-Jazeera (Al-Bu Bali) area of Al-Habbaniyah district, east of Anbar, is of profound importance to the people of the governorate.”

The mosque, dedicated to Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib, a figure deeply venerated in Islam, was destroyed in the war against ISIS. Over time, the community’s generous contributions have enabled its restoration.

“The mosque is named after the Commander of the Faithful, Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib, and it occupies a special place in the hearts of the Anbar governorate residents,” Al-Sarhan emphasized. The reopening ceremony drew a large crowd, including locals from Al-Habbaniyah and visitors from across various Iraqi governorates.

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