'Ashura' عاشوراء refers to the 10th day of the month muhharram.

'Ashura' عاشوراء refers to the 10th day of the month muhharram the first month of a year. It has a special significance for Shi'a as on that day imam al-Hussayn () has been killed. Sunni Muslims fast this day (and a day before or after) based on a narration that it was the day of exodus for Musa/Moses and bani Israel.

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