Iraq by Eros Hoagland

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Shiite Iraqi's gather in the Baghdad neighborhood of Khadamiya to mourn the death of Imam Hossein on the day of Ashura...Imam Hossein and his followers were killed in 680 at the battle of Karbabla by the army of the Sunni Umayyad Caliph in what is largely viewed as the original split between the Sunni and Shia sects of Islam. .