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Behesht-e Zahra

An Iranian woman in Chador reads prayers from the Kuran at Behest-e Zahra..Behesht-e Zahra (Paradise of Zahra) is the name of the largest cemetery of Iran. It is located near the shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini in the southern part of metropolitan Tehran. Many of the martyred soldiers of the Iran-Iraq War are buried there. Traditionally, every Thursday family members visit the graves of their loved one's..April 05 2007.Credit: © Guido Van Damme/ 2007

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An Iranian woman in Chador reads prayers from the Kuran at Behest-e Zahra..Behesht-e Zahra (Paradise of Zahra) is the name of the largest cemetery of Iran. It is located near the shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini in the southern part of metropolitan Tehran. Many of the martyred soldiers of the Iran-Iraq War are buried there. Traditionally, every Thursday family members visit the graves of their loved one's..April 05 2007.Credit: © Guido Van Damme/ 2007