Imam Hussein

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An Iraqi armoured vehicle is stationed along the main highway that... News PhotoArbaeen,Armored Vehicle,Ashura,Assistance,Baghdad,Bridge - Man Made Structure,City,Day,Effigy,Flag,Grandson,Highway,Horizontal,Imam Hussein,Iraq,Karbala,Killing,Males,Middle East,Mode of Transport,Muhammad,Participant,Pilgrim,Pilgrimage,Religion,Religious Celebration,Security,Shi'ite Islam,Shrine,WalkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAn Iraqi armoured vehicle is stationed along the main highway that links the Iraqi capital Baghdad with the central shrine city of Karbala to help in security as Shiite Muslim pilgrims march to Karbala, on January 1, 2013, to take part in the Arbaeen religious festival which marks the 40th day after Ashura commemorating the seventh century killing of Prophet Mohammed's grandson, Imam Hussein. AFP PHOTO/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)