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IRAN-RELIGION-ASHURA

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Iranian women light 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 city walk barefoot to light candles in 40 designated places in the city centre 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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Iranian women light 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 city walk barefoot to light candles in 40 designated places in the city centre 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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Iranian women light candles during the 'Chehel Manbar' ritual a day... News Photo 156897715Adult,Ashura,Candle,City,Day,Horizontal,Iran,Iranian,Kilometer,Light,Religion,Tehran,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPIranian women light 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 city walk barefoot to light candles in 40 designated places in the city centre 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)