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Ashura, time for the community

A traditional activity during the Muharram Ashura commemorations is that various communities in Bahrain do different things, all of which are helping each other, especially taking care of the less fortunate by giving alms and/or food. The food is cooked by various entities and distributed for free to everyone who wants it. The "Ajam Bahrainis" – that is, Bahrainis of Iranian descent have traditionally taken their part in these important festivities and cooked a specialty meal …