16 Dec. 2010
EDITORS' NOTE: Reuters and other foreign media are subject to Iranian restrictions on their ability to film or take pictures in Tehran.
A man carries a religious symbol during Tasoua, a day before Ashura, in Nava, a village about 100 km (62 miles) northeast of Tehran, December 15, 2010. Shi'ite Muslims all over the world mourn the slaying of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, during the first ten days of the Islamic month of Muharram. Imam Hussein was killed by his political rivals along with 72 companions in Iraq some 1,300 years ago. Picture taken December 15, 2010. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi (IRAN - Tags: RELIGION IMAGES OF THE DAY)