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Ashura is a highly important day for Shias (one of the main sects of Islam and the State religion in Iran). During the month of Muharram, shias across Iran decorate their streets and homes with banners, tapestries and wall drapes with elegies on Imam Husayn.

Ashura is a highly important day for Shias (one of the main sects of Islam and the State religion in Iran). During the month of Muharram, shias across Iran decorate their streets and homes with banners, tapestries and wall drapes with elegies on Imam Husayn.

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