Imam Hussein

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Iraqi police check people as Shiite Muslim pilgrims make their way... News PhotoArbaeen,Ashura,Baghdad,City,Day,Grandson,Horizontal,Imam Hussein,Iraq,Karbala,Killing,Males,Muhammad,People,Pilgrimage,Police Force,Religion,Religious Celebration,Shi'ite Islam,ShrinePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIraqi police check people as Shiite Muslim pilgrims make their way from 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)