Members of the Shiite group of Sayyied al-Shuhdaa brigade, which is a part of the Islamic resistance in Iraq supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, carry the coffins of fighters from their group... more 
Members of the Shiite group of Sayyied al-Shuhdaa brigade, which is a part of the Islamic resistance in Iraq supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, carry the coffins of fighters from their group during a funeral in Basra, 420 km (261 miles) southeast of Baghdad, January 6, 2014. Hundreds of mourners gathered in the southern Iraqi province of Basra on Monday for the funeral of six Shiite militants killed in fighting in Syria while defending the famed Sayyida Zeinab shrine in Damascus. REUTERS/Essam Al-Sudani (IRAQ - Tags: CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT POLITICS) less 
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Mon, Jan 6, 2014 10:00 AM EST