Wednesday, March 03, 2004

REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

Women Hizbollah supporters walk in a procession through Beirut's southern suburbs to mark the Shi'ite Ashura ceremony March 2, 2004. Shi'ite muslims have been marking Ashura, the 10th day of the Muslim month of Muharram, when according to tradition Imam Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Mohammed, was killed in battle more than 13 centuries ago.

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