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A Yezidi abductee, who was kidnapped by the Islamic State (IS) in 2014, has been found in the Iraqi Shia city of Karbala.

Photo of the Day: An Iraqi Shiite Muslim man who began his march from the southern port city of al-Faw, walks through Basra on his way to the holy city of Karbala, ahead of the Arbaeen religious festival. Each year, pilgrims converge in large numbers to …

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The largest contemporary Muslim pilgrimage isn't the hajj to Mecca, it's the Shiite pilgrimage to Karbala in Iraq #WallSt 

"May God have revenge on every politician!" The anguished cry echoes across the revered Imam Hussein's shrine in Iraq's Karbala, as Shiite pilgrims mourn his killing centuries ago and demand justice today 📸 Mohammed Sawaf

#Iraq - Iraqis take part in a ceremony as part of the Islamic mourning month of Muharram in the holy city of Karbala. #AFP  📸 @mo_sawaf 

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“I hope we can be stronger — overcoming bigger issues and becoming a more resilient society.” 24-year-old Sajjad is a frontline worker. He builds #COVID19  isolation units at Al-Hussein Hospital in Karbala, Iraq as part of our #IraqStabilization  work:

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Thousands of Shiite Muslims marched toward the holy shrines of Imam Hussein and Imam Abbas in Karbala Sunday. (AP)

Tens of thousands of Shiite Muslim pilgrims flooded Iraq's Karbala on Sunday to mark Ashura, in one of the largest religious gatherings of the novel #coronavirus  era

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Thousands of tearful Shiite pilgrims wearing gloves and face masks flooded Iraq's holy city of Karbala Sunday to mark Ashura, one of the largest Muslim gatherings since the Covid-19 pandemic started

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Ceiling of the Imam Hussein Shrine, Karbala, iraq

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Sunnis have been killing Shia since the massacre at Karbala in 680 AD. If we wait until they stop killing each other, we will stay for a thousand years or more. I agree with . Bring the troops home.

Coffin with Iranian general #Soleimani  arrives in #Karbala  for a funeral procession

Shia Muslims around the world marked #Ashura  this week which is considered a sad Holy day as back in 680 Imam Hussein - grandson of Prophet Muhammad – was killed in battle of Karbala

Masked gunmen in Iraq killed up to 18 protesters in Karbala and wounded hundreds. The gunmen are believed to be security forces. Over 90 people have been killed in anti-government protests since Thursday.

BREAKING: Iraqi official, eyewitness say 13 people killed in Shiite holy city of Karbala as masked gunmen open fire on protesters.

Shia Muslims around the world consider Ashura as a sad Holy day as back in 680 Imam Hussein - grandson of Prophet Muhammad – was killed in battle of Karbala. Many worshippers participate in flagellation when they use chains with blades called ‘zanjeer’ to wash away their sins.

Shia Muslims around the world consider Ashura as a sad Holy day as back in 680 Imam Hussein - grandson of Prophet Muhammad – was killed in battle of Karbala. Many worshippers participate in flagellation when they use chains with blades called ‘zanjeer’ to wash away their sins.

BREAKING: Karbala land grab case involving Ahmed Patel takes bloody turn, Shia activist murdered | ⁦⁩ in ⁦⁩

Huge numbers of Shia Muslim pilgrims in #Karbala  for Iraq's #Arbaeen  ceremony

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