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Shiite Muslims around the world are marking Ashura

It's the highlight of a holy month, and marks the death in battle of the Prophet Mohammed's grandson, Imam Hussein. The largest Shiite communities are in Iraq and Iran, but the event is also commemorated in many other countries. This year though, the mood is different.

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