Middle East

Iraq attacks kill 30 as Shiites mass for Ashura

An Iraqi women cries as Iraqi Shiite pilgrims beat themselves with metal chains prior to the peak of the Ashura festival, an important period of mourning for Shiites, at the Imam Mussa al-Kadhim shrine in Baghdad's northern district of Kadhimiya on November 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE

 

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