A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Monday, December 5, 2011

‘Ashura 1433

Shi‘ite Muslims are marking the day of mourning for ‘Ashura; my post two years ago explains the background of the holy day, which is marked, but with a different meaning, by Sunnis as well. Greetings to all readers who observe the day.

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