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Religious Ceremony In Iraq's Karbala


Religious Ceremony In Iraq's Karbala
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Hundreds of thousands of Shi'ite Muslim pilgrims from Iraq, Iran, and other Shi'ite communities arrived in Iraq's holy city of Karbala for ceremonies marking the end of Arbaeen, a mourning period to observe the 7th-century death of the Imam Hussein, the Prophet Muhammad's grandson. The ceremony has been regularly targeted by Sunni Islamist Al-Qaeda

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