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In photos: Ashoura Day in Nabatiyeh, Lebanon

by | 26th, November 2012

IN photos: Lebanon Ashoura (Ashura) Day. It’s the day when Shiite Lebanese remember the 680 A.D. battle in which their saint and grandson of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, Hussein, was killed by rivals cementing the split in Islam between Shiites and Sunnis. There will be blood…

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A Lebanese Shiite boy, bleeds from self inflicted wounds during Ashoura day in the southern market town of Nabatiyeh, Lebanon, Sunday Nov. 25, 2012.
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Shiite Muslim supporters of the Hezbollah, raise their fists as they chant slogans in support of pro-Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah
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Shiite Muslim supporters of the Hezbollah, gather around a symbolic missile of Fajr 5 (Dawn 5), as they listen to the speech of Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah during Ashoura Day
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