Middle East

Shiites across Mideast mark Ashoura, mourning saint's death

Shiites perform mourning rituals during the period of Ashoura in the Iraqi holy city of Najaf during the night of September 17, 2018. The Shiite community of Iraq is commemorating the mourning days of Ashura which mark the seventh century death of Prophet Mohammed's grandson, Imam Hussein. / AFP / Haidar HAMDANI





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