December 28th, 2009
02:25 PM ET

Photo Spotlight: Praying during Ashura

An Afghan woman prays during Ashura in Kabul on Sunday.  Ashura is a major Muslim Holy day to mark the death of Imam Hussein, the 7th century grandson of the prophet Mohammad who was killed in a battle in 680 A.D., as a martyr.

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