A man playing the role of Imam Abbas, brother of Imam Hussein, rides on horseback at the Imam Moussa al-Kadhim shrine during the festival of Ashoura in Baghdad, Iraq,Saturday, Nov 24, 2012. Ashoura marks the anniversary of the Battle of Karbala when Imam Hussein, a grandson of Prophet Muhammad, was killed. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

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A man playing the role of Imam Abbas, brother of Imam Hussein, rides on horseback at the Imam Moussa al-Kadhim shrine during the festival of Ashoura in Baghdad, Iraq,Saturday, Nov 24, 2012. Ashoura marks the anniversary of the Battle of Karbala when Imam Hussein, a grandson of Prophet Muhammad, was killed. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
A man playing the role of Imam Abbas, brother of Imam Hussein, rides on horseback at the Imam Moussa al-Kadhim shrine during the festival of Ashoura in Baghdad, Iraq,Saturday, Nov 24, 2012. Ashoura marks the anniversary of the Battle of Karbala when Imam Hussein, a grandson of Prophet Muhammad, was killed. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
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