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What is Ashura?

The day of Ashura is marked by Muslims as a whole, but for Shia Muslims it is a major religious commemoration of the martyrdom at Karbala of Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h). It falls on the 10th of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic lunar calendar. (Friday 29th September – Saturday […]


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