- Persian name of Meshed.
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In early September 2014 residence of Mashhad city in northeastern iran reported graffiti hailing ISIS.Iran Says It’s Under Attack by ISIS
Jassem Al Salami
October 9, 2014
In Karballa, Medina and Mashhad worship is conducted in this manner.
Kpuk (Kpik) M. was in Mashhad; often though they sent to him, he behaved unmanly, spoke senseless words, and did not come.
But while they sit still there in Mashhad with nothing decided, the Sultns arrive by forced marches.
Those going to Karballa take from three to five months, likewise those going to Mashhad.
- a city in NE Iran: an important holy city of Shi'ite Muslims; carpet manufacturing. Pop: 2 147 000 (2005 est)
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