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Shiite Muslim worshippers gather to mark the Muslim festival of Ashoura, at the Imam Hussein shrine, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006, in the holy city of Karbala, 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of Baghdad, Iraq. The festival of Ashoura commemorates the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Muhammad at the Battle of Karbala, Iraq, in the year A.D. 680.

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Indian Shiite Muslims try to touch tazia during a Muharram procession in Bombay, India, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006.

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Iraqi boys falgellate themselves as they take part in the religious Ashura ceremony, in Baghdad. Iraq's security forces imposed a massive clampdown on Baghdad and the Shiite holy city of Karbala to prevent insurgent attacks on tens of thousands of pilgrims gathering for a major religious ceremony

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Iraqi police commandos look at a girl, as she heads to take part in the religious Ashura ceremony, in Baghdad.

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Iraqi Shiite Muslim worshippers chant anti-western slogans after performing Ashoura ceremonies, in southern city of Basra, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2006.

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Shiite Muslim worshippers wearing historical costumes parade in honor of the Muslim festival of Ashoura, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006

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Shiite Muslim worshippers stand in front of the billboard of Imam Hussein as they observe the procession marking the Muslim festival of Ashoura, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq.

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A Pakistani Shiite Muslim girl kisses the horse, a symbol of Hussain's horse carried him in battlefield, to pay tributes during a Muharram procession in Islamabad, Pakistan,

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Pakistani Shiite Muslims perform matam during a Muharram procession in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006.

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At the shrine : Iraqi Muslim Shiite women wait in line to the shrine of Abu al-Fadel al-Abbas to take part in the religious Ashura ceremony in the holy city of Karbala, south of Baghdad.

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Iraqi Muslim Shiites gather in the shrine of Abu al-Fadel al-Abbas as they take part in the religious Ashura ceremony in the holy city of Karbala, south of Baghdad.

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Securing the shrine : Iraqi soldiers secure an area near al-Kazemiya shrine in Baghdad as Muslim Shiites worshippers arrive to take part in Ashura religious ceremony.

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Kashmiri Shiite Muslim girls watch the Ashura procession in Srinagar, India, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006. On Ashura, Shiite Muslims commemorate the 7th century death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Muhammad.

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Worshippers visit the decorated Shiite Karbala Mosque for the Ashura festival, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006, in Karbala,

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Shiite women during Ashura procession in Istanbul, Turkey,

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Shiite Muslims beat themselves with chain during a religious ritual to mourn death of Imam Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad in a Shiite mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Friday, Feb. 3, 2006.

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Shiite Muslims beat themselves with chain during a religious ritual to mourn death of Imam Hussein at a Shiite mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan

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Iranian girls attend a ashura procession as one of them at right, wearing a black headband reading in Persian 'Oh, Oppressed Hussein' commemorating the martyrdom of Imam Hussein

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A young Iranian boy wearing a black headband reading in Persian 'Oh, Oppressed Hussein' which commemorates the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Muhammad at the Battle of Karbala, Iraq

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Mourning Shiite young men, chant Islamic slogans in Istanbul, Turkey, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006 as they commemorate the death of Imam Hussein on the Shiite fast day of Ashoura. Shiite Muslims worldwide mourn the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammed, in the Islamic month of Muharram.

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A Shiite woman mourns in Istanbul, Turkey, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006 as the Shiite community in Turkey commemorates the death of Imam Hussein on the day of Ashoura.

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Mourning Shiite women, holding an illustration of Imam Ali, react in Istanbul, Turkey, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006

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Members of Denmark's Muslim community wait for the Ashoura procession to begin in Copenhagen, Denmark Thursday Feb. 9, 2006.

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Indian Shiite Muslims take out a Taziya or tableau in a religious procession to mark the Muslim festival in Allahabad, India, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006.

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Afghani Shiites flagellate themselves as they mark the last day of Ashoura in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006.

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Pakistani policemen carry the body of a Shiite Muslim devotee in the northwestern town of Hangu, Pakistan following a suspected suicide attack.

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A Shiite Muslim boy watches as Muslims flagellate themselves during a procession to mark Ashoura day, in Nairobi, Kenya, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006

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Shiite Muslim supporters of the Hezbollah group raise their fists as they shout pro-Imam Hussein slogans while wearing bandanas reading 'Here I Am At Your Service Muhammad' during a march to mark Ashoura day in the suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006.

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Shiite Muslim Sheiks react while listening to the story of Imam Hussein, during Ashoura day in the suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006.

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Thousands of Indian Shiite Muslims take out a Tajiya, or tableau, in the religious procession on the 10th day of the holy month of Muharram in Allahabad, India, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006.

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A Shiite Muslim veiled woman holds a placard as she walks in the rain with other women wearing bandanas reading 'Here I Am At You Service, Oh Messenger Of God' during a march to mark Ashoura day in the suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006.

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Pakistani Shiite Muslims raise their hands to condemn a suicide bombing during a procession in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006.

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Shiite Muslim supporters of the Hezbollah group walk barefoot beating their chests as they wear bandanas reading 'Here I Am At Your Service Muhammad', during a march to mark Ashoura day in the suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006.

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Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah listens to the story of Imam Hussein, during Ashoura day in the suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006.

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Shiite Muslim supporters of the Hezbollah group carry flags reading in Arabic:'Here I Am At You Service, Oh Messenger Of God' during a march to mark Ashoura day in the suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006.

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Iranian and Iraqi Shiite Muslims from Karbala in Iraq perform matam to mark Ashoura

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A model of the resting place of Imam Hussein is seen in Tehran, Iran, Thursday Feb. 9, 2006

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Shiite Muslim supporters of the Hezbollah group shout pro-Imam Hussein slogans as they wear bandanas reading 'Here I Am At Your Service Muhammad', during a march to mark Ashoura day in the suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006.

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Afghani Shiite boys carry black flags on the last day of Ashoura in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006.

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Iraqi Muslim Shiite worshippers take part in the Ashura ritual ceremony at the holy city of Karbala.

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عظم الله اجورنا و اجوركم بمصاب سيد الشهداء

Seeing all the juloos was amazing. Inshallah, may Allah give me a chance to spend A`ashur in Iraq, Bahrain, India and Pakistan.

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Salam alaycom,

The lebs are the most organized. Mashalla, their processions are amazing.

Does anyone know how many people turned up yesterday in Karbala/Najaf? It looked like more than hajj to me.

Peace,

Um Ali

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Kashmiri Shiite Muslim girls watch the Ashura procession in Srinagar, India, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006. On Ashura, Shiite Muslims commemorate the 7th century death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Muhammad.

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Ya Fatima, awww this picture is so cute.Nice sharing.

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Amid terrorism which killed 30 shias in hangu(pakistan), the azadars continued with their muharram processions with great fervour. Below are some of the pictures.

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(salam)

*sighs* ahh..majestic pictures just utter the love of Imam Hussein (as)...and shows the world the true meaning of Islam wallah...I've said this hundrends of thousands times, but I am just going to say it again and again and again..

"I wish I was there :cry: " we all wish ofcourse...May Allah grant us, and all the mo'mineen and mo'minat ziyarat Aba 3abdillah (as) and shower our hearts with infinte love for the blessed progeny (as).

Thanks so much for the heart-wrenching pic's...

Wassalam

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(bismillah) (salam)

Mashallah Nice to know there are so many shias all over the world....May our love for 14 masoomeen (as) and their supporters be strengthen and May AllahÓÈÍÇäå æÊÚÇáìaccept our mourning/azadari (Ameen) :cry: :cry:

Jazakallah to all the posters.

Wassalam.

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