Iranians commemorate martyrdom of Imam Hussein, grandson of the prophet Mohammed in Tehran
Iranians commemorate martyrdom of Imam Hussein, grandson of the prophet Mohammed in Tehran
Iranian actors perform after burning a tent as a symbol of Imam Hussein's tent while other Shiite Muslims mourn the death of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Islam's prophet Mohammed to mark Ashura in Tehran, Iran on January 7, 2009. Ashura is the ten days of mourning during the Islamic month of Muharram, the first month of the lunar calendar, when Shiite Muslims mourn the seventh century martyrdom of Imam Hussein. (UPI Photo/Mohammad Kheirkhah)
OTR:
IRN20090107106
Date:
January 07, 2009
Object Name:
Ashura in Iran
Keywords:
NEWS
Category:
International News
Supplemental Codes:
People, Religion




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