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A Muslim Shiite pilgrim carries a religious flag displaying Imam Hussein in Baghdad, on December 8, 2014, as they walk to Karbala for the Arbaeen religious festival. Arbaeen marks the 40th day after Ashura and commemorate the seventh century killing of Prophet Mohammed’s grandson, Imam Hussein. By Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images.