Over 20 million pilgrims, mainly Shiite Muslims, descended on the Iraqi holy city of Karbala for Arbaeen, the fortieth day after Imam Hussein’s martyrdom.

IFP has selected 100 photos of this year’s Arbaeen mourning ceremony, which is one of the largest religious gatherings in the world.

Here are the photos selected from various news agencies:


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