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In Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan, Shiite Muslims mark Ashoura

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Shiite Muslims were to mark the holy day on Tuesday in Iraq and also in Lebanon. Security forces, particularly in Taliban-run Afghanistan, were on high alert for any violence. Hussein's death in battle at the hands of Sunnis at Karbala, south of Baghdad, ingrained a deep rift in Islam.
4 months ago·Kabul, Afghanistan

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Shiite Muslims in Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan mark Ashoura

Shiites in Iraq, Lebanon and Pakistan chanted, paraded and beat their chests on Tuesday as they marked Ashoura, one of the most important dates on the religious calendar, commemorating the 7th century martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad's grandson Hussein.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Shiite Muslims in Iraq, Lebanon mark festival of Ashoura

Shiites in Iraq and Lebanon have marked Ashoura with chanting, parading and beating their chests in one of the most important dates on the religious calendar. Ashoura commemorates the 7th

4 months ago·United States
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Shiite Muslims in Iraq, Lebanon mark festival of Ashoura

Shiites in Iraq and Lebanon have marked Ashoura with chanting, parading and beating their chests in one of the most important dates on the religious calendar

4 months ago·United States
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Shiite Muslims in Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan mark Ashoura

Shiites in Iraq, Lebanon and Pakistan have marked Ashoura with chanting, parading and beating their chests in one of the most important dates on the religious calendar

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Shiite Muslims in Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan mark Ashoura

BAGHDAD (AP) — Shiites in Iraq, Lebanon and Pakistan have marked Ashoura with chanting, parading and beating their chests in one of the most important dates on the religious calendar. Ashoura commemorates the 7th century martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson Hussein. The symbols of Shiite piety and penitence blanketed major cities in Iraq on Tuesday, where Hussein was believed killed at the battle of Karbala, south of Baghdad, in 680 A.D.…

4 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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Shiite Muslims in Mideast mark solemn holy day of Ashoura - Local News 8

By MEHDI FATTAHI Associated PressTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Millions of Shiite Muslims, from Iran to Afghanistan and Pakistan, are marking the festival of Ashoura. It’s one of the most emotional occasions in their religious calendar, commemorating the 7th century martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson Hussein. Security forces, particularly in Taliban-run Afghanistan, were on high alert for any violence. In the past, bloody attacks have marred the…

4 months ago·Idaho Falls, United States
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