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Dramatic photos show how Shiite Muslims mark Ashura, one of the most emotional events in Islam

Ashura, which means “Day of Remembrance,” is one of the most sacred and emotional events in Islam, a defining religious moment for Shiites. It marks the anniversary of the death of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the prophet Muhammad who was killed in battle, along with 72 followers and family members, in the 7th century […]
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