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Death toll in Pak shrine attack rises to 20

Death toll in Pak shrine attack rises to 20

The death toll from a suicide attack at a crowded Shia shrine claimed by the Islamic State group in Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province has risen to 20, officials said today.The attacker tried to enter the Dargah Fatehpur in the Jhal Magsi district of ... Business Standard, 1 week ago

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Terror attack on Iraq embassy, Shia mosque fuel fears ISIS bringing Iraq war to Afghanistan

Attacks on the Iraqi embassy and a Shia mosque in Afghanistan have reinforced fears that Islamic State militants are seeking to bring the group's Middle East conflict to Central Asia, though evidence of fighters relocating from Iraq and Syria remains elusive.
 DNA2 months ago 2 killed in IS attack on Kabul mosque  Prokerala1 month ago 29 killed in attack on Mosque in Afghanistan  Mathrubhumi2 months ago 13 killed in Baghdad car bombing  Prokerala1 month ago

Shia protesters chant anti-Islamic State slogans against Afghan mosque attack

Thousands of Shiite protesters chanted slogans against the Islamic State (IS) group on Wednesday as they carried the coffins of victims of a mosque attack that killed 33 people in the western Afghan city of Herat.Up to 5,000 angry mourners, including ...
 News on Air2 months ago Iraqi intelligence foils IS plot to attack Shia shrines  Business Standard2 months ago

Death toll in Pak Sufi shrine attack rises to 22

The death toll in the suicide attack at a prominent Shia shrine in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province has risen to 22, officials said today.A suicide bomber detonated his explosives vest when he was stopped by a police officer guarding the Dargah ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

18 killed in suicide attack at Shia shrine in Pakistan

A suicide bomber on Thursday blew himself up at a Shia shrine packed with devotees in Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province, killing at least 18 people and injuring 25 others, police officials said. The attacker tried to enter the Dargah Fatehpur in the Jhal Magsi district of Balochistan and detonated his explosives vest when he was stopped by the police at the main entrance, Deputy Commissioner Asadullah Kakar told the media.   Kakar said an assistant ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Security stepped up in Kolkata for Muharram processions

Elaborate security arrangements were made in Kolakata on Sunday for mourning processions by Shia Muslims on 10th of Muharram, the first month of Islamic calendar, police said."Nearly 7,000 to 8,000 personnel have been deployed on the streets to monitor the ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago Hyderabad's Shia community ready for 10th Muharram procession  Business Standard2 weeks ago

Muslim clerics differ on reciting national anthem

As the Uttar Pradesh government directed the madrasas (Islamic Seminaries) to celebrate Independence Day by unfurling the tricolour and recital of National Anthem, sharp differences have emerged among the Muslim clerics on the issue. While a section of the ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago Clerics divided on order to madrassas to record I-Day celebrations  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Want strong law against instant talaq like Sati: Muslim women's board

The All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board and the All India Shia Personal Law Board today welcomed the Supreme Court judgement on triple talaq, terming it as a victory of Islam and Muslim women in the country. The decision, they said, has given new hope to Muslim women. "The Supreme Court decision is historic, it is the victory of women in the country. But more than that, it is the victory of Islam," said President of the All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board Shaista Amber, who has ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Pak may block Facebook by 2018 if it does not toe line on 'blasphemers'

Islamabad : Social media platforms like Facebook, WhatsAPP and Viber were once welcomed in Pakistan as mediums for engaging in religious debate and afforded a measure of privacy, but today government pressure is building on these platforms to reveal names of ...
 Sify2 months ago

Shia Waqf Board stakes claim to Babri Masjid, queers the pitch for Sunnis

An interesting twist has taken place in the Babri Masjid case. The Shia Central Waqf Board has moved the Supreme Court claiming ownership of the Babri Masjid. It filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court to opposing the position of the Sunni Waqf board on ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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