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Public institutions to close on September 20 for Ashura

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Public institutions to close on September 20 for Ashura
Lebanon News
Caretaker Prime Minister Saad Hariri issued on Friday a memorandum in which he called public institutions and municipalities to close on Thursday September 20 to commemorate Ashura.

Ashura is a major religious commemoration of the martyrdom of Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Mohammad.
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Shiite Muslims around the world mark this holiday, or the tenth day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar.


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