Ashura across the Muslim world
Ashura commemorates the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad at the Battle of Karbala, Iraq, in the year A.D. 680.
25th November, 2012
Bomb kills three Yemenis marking Ashura festival
At least three Shia Muslims were killed and 13 others injured in a bomb attack on Saturday targeting the first public observation of the Ashura rituals in the Yemeni capital in half a century.