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PHOTO GALLERY: Shi'ite around the World celebrate Ashura Day




Iranian mourners attend an anti-U.S. demonstration in front of the former U.S. Embassy, during the holy day of Ashoura, in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 (Photo: AP)

Pilgrims burn a tent to commemorate Ashoura in Kerbala November 4, 2014 (Photo: Reuters)

Lebanese Shiite supporters of Hezbollah, with bandanas that read, "At your service Hussein," express their grief as they listens to the story of Imam Hussein, during Ashoura, in the suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 (Photo: AP)

Lebanese Shiite Muslim women with their hands in chains reenact part of Ashoura rituals in the southern village of Seksakiyeh, Lebanon, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014 (Photo: AP)

Shi'ite Muslim women hold up their chained hands as they mourn during an Ashoura procession in Istanbul November 3, 2014 (Photo: Reuters)

Iraqi Shi'ite Muslims commemorate Ashoura in Kerbala, southwest of Baghdad, November 3, 2014 (Photo: Reuters)

Residents prepare food for pilgrims attending commemorate Ashoura in Kerbala, southwest of Baghdad, November 3, 2014 (Photo: Reuters)

Shiites worshippers flagellate themselves to show his grief during preparations of the Muslim holiday of Ashoura at the holy shrine of Imam Hussein ahead of the Ashoura holiday, in the Shiite holy city of Karbala, 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 (Photo: AP)

Shi'ite Muslims perform with fire during commemorations for Ashoura in Najaf, November 3, 2014 (Photo: Reuters)

A Lebanese Shiite supporter of Hezbollah with mud on his face brought from Karbala, according worshippers, beats his chest during the holy day of Ashoura, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 (Photo: AP)