Lebanon POW 14 – 20 November

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Lebanese supporters of the Shi'ite Amal movement men bleed as they gash their foreheads with swords and beat themselves during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Beirut. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. (Getty Images) Pin It
Lebanese supporters of the Shi’ite Amal movement men bleed as they gash their foreheads with swords and beat themselves during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Beirut. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. (Getty Images)