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Despite mistrust, Afghan Shiites seek Taliban protection

November 16, 2021 5:03 pm

Many Hazaras still deeply distrust the insurgents-turned-rulers, who are overwhelmingly ethnic Pashtu, and are convinced they will never accept them as equals in Afghanistan.

Pakistani schoolboy who died stopping bomber recommended for award

January 10, 2014 4:30 pm

Hassan and the bomber died but no other students or staff were hurt, police said.

Shiites flood Iraq shrine as bombs kill 17 worshippers

November 14, 2013 3:11 pm

Bloodshed over the two days across Iraq mark the peak of Ashura ceremonies.

48 killed in wave of car bombings across Shiite-dominated cities of Iraq

September 15, 2013 5:19 pm

More than 4,000 people have been killed in violent attacks since the start of April.

US condemns wave of bombings,Iraqis blame govt for inaction

August 12, 2013 2:14 am

After a day of carnage aimed mainly at Shi’ite Muslims celebrating the end of Ramzan

Gulf Shi'ites fear sectarian persecution as a fallout of Syria civil war

June 12, 2013 11:36 am

A perception is building on in the Gulf that the root cause of the Syrian conflict are the Shi'ites.

Protesters defy Srinagar curfew

December 05, 2011 1:46 am

Undeclared curfew to prevent Muharram processions leads to clashes,many injured

Muslim birth rate falls,population to grow more slowly

January 27, 2011 10:16 am

Falling birth rates will slow the world's Muslim population growth over the next two decades.

Suicide bomber kills 20 in northwest Pakistan

September 06, 2010 8:48 am

The city,Lakki Marwat,was also targeted in January because the people resisted Taliban attempts to infiltrate.

Former Saddam official sentenced to death for marsh draining

August 03, 2010 4:25 pm

A senior official in Baath Party of now-executed dictator Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death for the draining of the country's marshlands in the 1990s.