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Muslim Shiites light candles during cele

Muslim Shiites light candles during celebrations for the Shaabaniya ceremony which commemorates the birth of Imam al-Mahdi, the 12th holiest figure for Shiite Muslims, in the central Iraqi city of Karbala, on July 5, 2012. Mahdi is the 12th Imam who disappeared in the ninth century and Shiites believe that he will appear before the end of time to establish justice and true Islam in the world. AFP PHOTO/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/GettyImages)
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Muslim Shiites light candles during celebrations for the Shaabaniya ceremony which commemorates the birth of Imam al-Mahdi, the 12th holiest figure for Shiite Muslims, in the central Iraqi city of Karbala, on July 5, 2012. Mahdi is the 12th Imam who disappeared in the ninth century and Shiites believe that he will appear before the end of time to establish justice and true Islam in the world. AFP PHOTO/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/GettyImages)
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July 05, 2012
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AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / Staff
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Muslim Shiites light candles during celebrations for the Shaabaniya... News Photo 147880334Candle,Celebration,Center,Ceremony,City,Commemoration,Figure,Horizontal,Iraq,Karbala,Light,Mohammed al-Mahdi,New Life,Religion,Shi'ite IslamPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPMuslim Shiites light candles during celebrations for the Shaabaniya ceremony which commemorates the birth of Imam al-Mahdi, the 12th holiest figure for Shiite Muslims, in the central Iraqi city of Karbala, on July 5, 2012. Mahdi is the 12th Imam who disappeared in the ninth century and Shiites believe that he will appear before the end of time to establish justice and true Islam in the world. AFP PHOTO/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/GettyImages)