Ashura in Sulaimaniyah

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IRAQ, SULAIMANIYAH:  Shia men beat themselves in the street as part of the Shia holiday of Ashura...Around 500 hundred worshipers, many of them internally displaced Arabs, celebrated the Shia holiday of Ashura--the mourning of the death of the grandson of the Islamic prophet Mohammed.  ..Photo by Kamaran Najm/Metrography
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