Thursday, Dec 01, 2022



Iran suspends talks with Saudi Arabia after mass execution: Report

March 14, 2022 3:12 pm

The Iranian news website Nournews, considered close to the country's Supreme National Security Council, reported the government had unilaterally paused the talks with Saudi Arabia that have been ongoing in Baghdad over the past year aimed at restoring diplomatic ties.

Nigerian Shiites say soldiers have killed hundreds

December 15, 2015 7:51 am

Other reports put the number of dead at about 20. Shiite leader Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife Zeenah Ibrahim are in military custody, Gov Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state told The Associated Press yesterday.

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”.

Taliban talks may depend on Gitmo prisoners

June 22, 2013 1:22 am

Two Were senior Taliban commanders said to be implicated in murdering thousands of Shias in Afghanistan.

Syrian rebel forces massacre 60 Shias

June 13, 2013 3:20 am

Syrian rebels have attacked a village in the country’s east,killing at least 60 Shias,mostly pro-government fighters,activists said

36 killed as tribal groups clash over water in Pakistan

September 20, 2010 9:34 pm

The clashes over the allocation of irrigation water have been raging for the past three weeks.

Quetta victims given mass burial as toll mounts to 65

September 04, 2010 5:50 pm

A day after the massacre by the militants,tensions prevailed in Quetta.

Bombs target Lahore Shia march,25 die

September 02, 2010 3:00 am

Three bombs ripped through a Shia Muslim religious procession in Lahore on Wednesday.

Reopening the old sectarian wounds

February 03, 2010 10:25 pm

In the run-up to a general election due on March 7th,Iraq’s authorities seem to be taking a page out of Iran’s illiberal electoral rule book by barring candidates they dislike.