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Ashura Fast

LOOK: Shiite Muslims Observe Ashura

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Religion Editors | Posted 11.04.2014 | Religion

Ashura, an optional fast day for Muslims that commemorates different things for Sunnis and Shiites, falls on Nov. 2-3, 2014. The word itself, ashura, ...

LOOK: Shiite Muslims Observe Ashura

Posted 11.12.2013 | Religion

WARNING: Some images of Ashura observance are graphic: Ashura, an optional fast day for Muslims that commemorates different things for Sunnis and...

PHOTOS: Shiite Muslims Observe Holy Day Of Ashura With Self-flagellation

Posted 12.04.2011 | Religion

WARNING: Some images of Ashura observance are graphic: Ashura, an optional fast day for Muslims that commemorates different things for Sunnis and...