Imam Hussein

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An Iraqi police officer stands guard as Shiite Muslim pilgrims march... News PhotoArbaeen,Ashura,Baghdad,City,Day,Grandson,Highway,Horizontal,Imam Hussein,Iraq,Karbala,Killing,Males,Muhammad,Pilgrimage,Police Force,Religion,Religious Celebration,Shi'ite Islam,Shrine,StandingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAn Iraqi police officer stands guard as Shiite Muslim pilgrims march along the main highway that links the Iraqi capital Baghdad with the central shrine city of 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)