Urgent ... Jaafari is heading to Arbil after the Ashura ceremony and
Thu, 22 Nov 2012
Ashura day is the 10th day or Muharram (the first month of the Islamic calendar).
Ashura in 2012 is on Saturday, the 24th of November.
Note that in the Muslim calander, a holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day, so observing Muslims will celebrate Ashura on the sunset of Friday, the 23rd of November.