Shiite Muslims prepare for Ashoura in Tehran
Shiite Muslims prepare for Ashoura in Tehran
An Iranian clergyman and his children inspect ceremonial drums and accouterment in a shop in downtown of Tehran, Iran on January 10, 2007. Ashura is the peak of ten days of mourning during the Islamic month of Muharram, the first month of the lunar calendar, when Shiite Muslims mourn the slaughter of Imam Hussein 1366 years ago in what is now Karbala in southern Iraq. (UPI Photo/Mohammad Kheirkhah)
OTR:
IRN20080110100
Date:
January 10, 2008
Object Name:
IRAN ASHURA IRAQ
Keywords:
NEWS
Category:
International News
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