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IRAQ-RELIGION-ISLAM-SHIITE-ASHURA

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A Shiite Muslim pilgrim wave a flag with the Arabic 'Oh Hussein' as people prepare for the peak of the Ashura ceremony in Karbala, some 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of Baghdad, on November 24, 2012. Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims have been gathering in the holy city throughout the week with Ashura rituals peaking on November 25, marking the death of Imam Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, in the seventh century. AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Shiite Muslim pilgrim wave a flag with the Arabic 'Oh Hussein' as people prepare for the peak of the Ashura ceremony in Karbala, some 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of Baghdad, on November 24, 2012. Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims have been gathering in the holy city throughout the week with Ashura rituals peaking on November 25, marking the death of Imam Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, in the seventh century. AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)
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November 24, 2012
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A Shiite Muslim pilgrim wave a flag with the Arabic 'Oh Hussein' as... News Photo 156892536Arabic,Ashura,Baghdad,Ceremony,Flag,Horizontal,Iraq,Karbala,Kilometre,Mountain Peak,Oh Hussein,People,Pilgrim,Preparation,Religion,Shi'ite Islam,WavingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPA Shiite Muslim pilgrim wave a flag with the Arabic 'Oh Hussein' as people prepare for the peak of the Ashura ceremony in Karbala, some 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of Baghdad, on November 24, 2012. Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims have been gathering in the holy city throughout the week with Ashura rituals peaking on November 25, marking the death of Imam Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, in the seventh century. AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)