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IRAQ-RELIGION-ISLAM-SHIITE-ASHURA

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Shiite Muslim pilgrims wave the national flag as they 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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Shiite Muslim pilgrims wave the national flag as they 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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Shiite Muslim pilgrims wave the national flag as they prepare for the... News Photo 156892527Ashura,Baghdad,Ceremony,Horizontal,Iraq,Karbala,Kilometre,Mountain Peak,National Flag,Pilgrimage,Preparation,Religion,Shi'ite Islam,WavingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPShiite Muslim pilgrims wave the national flag as they 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)