IRAN-RELIGION-ASHURA : News Photo

IRAN-RELIGION-ASHURA

An Iranian woman wearing the Niqab walks in the street, as she lights candles, during the 'Chehel Manbar' (Forty Pulpits) ritual a day before Ashura, in the city of Khorramabad, 470 kilometres southwest of Tehran on November 24, 2012. Traditionally, Iranian women of Khorramabad walk barefoot to light candles in 40 designated places in the center of city on the eve of the Ashura, which marks the seventh century slaying of the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, Imam Hussein. AFP PHOTO/BEHROUZ MEHRI (Photo credit should read BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)
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An Iranian woman wearing the Niqab walks in the street, as she lights candles, during the 'Chehel Manbar' (Forty Pulpits) ritual a day before Ashura, in the city of Khorramabad, 470 kilometres southwest of Tehran on November 24, 2012. Traditionally, Iranian women of Khorramabad walk barefoot to light candles in 40 designated places in the center of city on the eve of the Ashura, which marks the seventh century slaying of the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, Imam Hussein. AFP PHOTO/BEHROUZ MEHRI (Photo credit should read BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)
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November 24, 2012
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An Iranian woman wearing the Niqab walks in the street as she lights... News Photo 156898016Adult,Ashura,Candle,City,Day,Horizontal,Iran,Iranian,Kilometer,Light,Nikab,Religion,Religious Dress,Street,Tehran,Walking,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPAn Iranian woman wearing the Niqab walks in the street, as she lights candles, during the 'Chehel Manbar' (Forty Pulpits) ritual a day before Ashura, in the city of Khorramabad, 470 kilometres southwest of Tehran on November 24, 2012. Traditionally, Iranian women of Khorramabad walk barefoot to light candles in 40 designated places in the center of city on the eve of the Ashura, which marks the seventh century slaying of the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, Imam Hussein. AFP PHOTO/BEHROUZ MEHRI (Photo credit should read BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)