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In the Name of God بسم الله

Ashura & Muharram Pictures

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These are just off BBC:

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His death at the hands of the Sunni Caliph Yezid was the defining moment that sealed the schism between Shia and Sunni Islam.

Someone needs to report that major propaganda that they have written there.

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One ritual is the Kharrah Mali, or mud-rubbing, in which devotees roll in mud, dry themselves by a fire and then flagellate themselves.

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In Khorramabad, Iran, women mark the day before the festival ends by walking without any shoes on between sacred sites dotted across the city.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_pictures/7196553.stm

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Lebanon's Hezbollah supporters raise their hands as they chant slogans against Israel and America during the Ashura ceremony held in Beirut's suburbs January 19, 2008. Tens of thousands of Shi'ite Muslim Lebanese converged on Hezbollah's southern Beirut bastion on Saturday to mark the climax of Ashura religious ceremony, one of Shi'ite Islam's holiest events. Ashura, a 10-day-long event commemorates the death of the Prophet Mohammed's grandson Iman Hussein in battle 1,300 years

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