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An Iranian Shiite Muslim woman sits in front a poster depicting religious prayers written in Arabic in downtown Tehran on November 9, 2013, during a ceremony marking Ashura, which commemorates the seventh-century slaying of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed. (AFP PHOTO/BEHROUZ MEHRI)

An Iranian Shiite Muslim woman sits in front a poster depicting religious prayers written in Arabic in downtown Tehran on November 9, 2013, during a ceremony marking Ashura, which commemorates the seventh-century slaying of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed. (AFP PHOTO/BEHROUZ MEHRI)