KUWAIT: Mourners are seen at Bu Hamad Husseiniya in Daiya as Shiites mark Ashoura yesterday. The religious commemoration of Ashoura, which includes a 10-day mourning period starting on the first day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar, commemorates the seventh-century slaying of Prophet Muhammad’s grandson Imam Hussein in Karbala. – Photo by Fouad Al-Shaikh