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Traditional religious mourning in Iran.

Here is Khuzestan,Ahwaz city.

10 days in year Shia muslims of Iran have some special mourning ceremonies.
this days call Tasua and Ashura which Hosein one of Imams of Muslims was killed.

In ancient Iran we had the same ceremonies called 'Suge Siavash' but after Arab war its face changed to Islamic mourning.

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