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A Shiite Muslim pilgrim waves a huge flag at the Imam Hussein shrine during a ceremony marking Ashura in the holy city of Karbala some 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of Baghdad, on November 24, 2012, as Shiites around the world remember the slaying of the Prophet Mohammed's grandson the Imam Hussein in the seventh century. Millions of people flood Karbala for the peak of the Ashura rituals, which occurs on November 25 this year. AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Shiite Muslim pilgrim waves a huge flag at the Imam Hussein shrine during a ceremony marking Ashura in the holy city of Karbala some 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of Baghdad, on November 24, 2012, as Shiites around the world remember the slaying of the Prophet Mohammed's grandson the Imam Hussein in the seventh century. Millions of people flood Karbala for the peak of the Ashura rituals, which occurs on November 25 this year. 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 waves a huge flag at the Imam Hussein shrine... News Photo 156887786Ashura,Baghdad,Century,Ceremony,Child,City,Flag,Grandson,Horizontal,Imam Hussein,Iraq,Islam,Karbala,Killing,Kilometer,Large,Males,Marking,Memory,Middle East,Muhammad,Pilgrim,Pilgrimage,Religion,Seventh,Shi'ite Islam,Shrine,Spirituality,Waving,WorldPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA Shiite Muslim pilgrim waves a huge flag at the Imam Hussein shrine during a ceremony marking Ashura in the holy city of Karbala some 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of Baghdad, on November 24, 2012, as Shiites around the world remember the slaying of the Prophet Mohammed's grandson the Imam Hussein in the seventh century. Millions of people flood Karbala for the peak of the Ashura rituals, which occurs on November 25 this year. AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)