Imam Hussein

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An Iranian girl lights a candle next to the Imam Hussein shrine as... News PhotoAshura,Baghdad,Candle,Ceremony,Child,Girls,Horizontal,Imam Hussein,Iraq,Karbala,Kilometer,Religion,ShrinePhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPAn Iranian girl lights a candle next to the Imam Hussein shrine as part of the ritual ceremony of Ashura in Karbala, 80 km (50 miles) southwest of Baghdad, on November 25, 2012. Millions of pilgrims pour into the Iraqi shrine city of Karbala for the peak of commemorations for Ashura today, the most important day in the Shiite calendar, with security tight following mass-casualty attacks in previous years. AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)