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Iraq Cancels Friday Prayer in Shi'ite Holy City of Kerbala over Coronavirus

2020-03-06 - 6:12 am

Bahrain Mirror- Reuters: Iraq canceled Friday prayers in the Shi'ite holy city of Kerbala due to concerns about the coronavirus, a statement from the holy site administration said on Thursday.

Kerbala, like the neighboring holy city of Najaf, attract Shi'ites pilgrims from Iraq and abroad.

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