Three attacks rock areas north of Baghdad, including an ISIL-claimed bombing targeting Shia mourners at a funeral tent.
by Abdul-Ilah As-Saadi
by Mohammad Ali Najib
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Blasts in and around Baghdad kill 14 people in run-up to Shia Ashura events as ISIL claims suicide attack in Fallujah.
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Lebanese Shia mark Ashura amid increasing security threats and sectarian tensions.
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The Shia ceremony marking Imam Hussein's death 1,333 years ago is also a time to remember those lost in recent battles.
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Increasingly prominent celebrations reflect the waxing confidence of the country's religious minority.
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Shia Muslims are flocking to Iraq to commemorate most revered religious day of their calendar.
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