At renovated Iraq shrine, Shiites mark a holy day - Article Photos 7/24

An Iranian woman covers her face symbolically, as she takes part in a mourning ceremony in the city of Khorramabad, southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, for Ashoura, marking the death anniversary of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Islam's Prophet Muhammad. Hussein, one of Shiite Islam's most beloved saints, was killed in a 7th century battle at Karbala, Iraq. The ceremony depicts a part of the legend of Imam Hussein's family after being detained by their enemies, and taking them to then capital of Islamic world, Damascus, through forty stations on the road. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)