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Shia Muslims


J&K: Protest in Budgam over 'burning' of slain Iranian commander's portrait

February 15, 2022 9:15 pm

As the protests started to spread in the Shia-dominated areas of Budgam and Baramulla, top officials visited the area and the Army officer apologised and waved a picture of Soleimani to pacify the crowd.

UN experts: Islamic State committed genocide against Yazidis

May 11, 2021 11:56 am

The head of a U.N. team investigating atrocities in Iraq says it has found "clear and compelling evidence" that Islamic State extremists committed genocide against the Yazidi minority in 2014.

Muharram 2019: Date, History, Significance and importance of Muharram

September 10, 2019 9:33 am

Muharram (Ashura) 2019 Date: Ashura, the 10th day of Muharram, also commemorates the day that Allah saved the Children of Israel from Pharaoh.

Community panchayat of Shias booked under new law

October 24, 2017 7:53 am

FIR registered at Junnar police station; MANS says it’s the first case in state against community panchayat of Muslims.

Music of a People

August 03, 2017 12:05 am

Lawyer-turned-artist Askari Naqvi brings elegiac poetry to the centre with Soz Khwani, a traditional art form of Shia Muslims

Internal clashes: Mosques, Imambaras remain locked down as clerics stand divided on appointments

June 07, 2015 3:17 am

In Lucknow, a section of Shia community, led by Maulana Kalbe Jawad, is protesting against the appointment of Syed Waseem Rizvi as the Chairman of Shia Waqf Board.

Application opposes PIL seeking ban on kids in Muharram processions

November 29, 2014 1:47 am

The interveners claimed that there have been no incidents of death of any child during the processions.

Shia Muslims protest violence, volunteer to go to Iraq

June 19, 2014 3:15 am

As the maulana addressed the crowd and urged them to “morally support” Iraqi Shia Muslims, he was greeted with loud cheers, with many youth proclaiming to lay down their lives for the “cause”.

Iran diplomat among 23 killed in suicide blasts in Beirut

November 20, 2013 1:44 am

Lebanon-based al Qaeda-linked group,Abdullah Azzam Brigades,claimed responsibility.

23 dead in Lebanon suicide bombings,Al-Qaeda affiliate claims responsibility

November 19, 2013 3:20 pm

The Iranian Embassy was targeted. A senior diplomat,the cultural attache to Lebanon,was killed.


Protest takes a violent turn as police stop Shia march to Sonia Gandhi house

March 11, 2014 9:06 am

Several protesters were injured in the violence.