Iranians commemorate martyrdom of Imam Hussein in Tehran
Iranians commemorate martyrdom of Imam Hussein in Tehran
An Iraqi-Iranian Shia Muslims boy adjusts his traditional religion headband before a religious ceremony to mark Ashura in Tehran, Iran on January 7, 2009. Ashura is 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:
IRN20090107103
Date:
January 06, 2009
Object Name:
Ashura in Iran
Keywords:
NEWS
Category:
International News
Supplemental Codes:
People, Religion




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