KARBALA, IRAQ: An Iraqi woman prays as Imam Abbas mosque is seen in the holy Shiite city of Karbala, south of Baghdad, Iraq. Karbala is famous as the site of the martyrdom of Hussein ibn Ali. The ... more 
KARBALA, IRAQ: An Iraqi woman prays as Imam Abbas mosque is seen in the holy Shiite city of Karbala, south of Baghdad, Iraq. Karbala is famous as the site of the martyrdom of Hussein ibn Ali. The mosque, known to Shias as the Al-Abbas Mosque or Masjid al-Abbas, is the mausoleum of Al-Abbas ibn Ali, the martyr's loyal half-brother. less 
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