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ISIS claims responsibility for Baghdad bombing that killed 21

Target was Shia pilgrims walking to Kadhimiyah shrine Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility for a bombing Saturday east of Baghdad, according to a statement posted on an ISIS-affiliated website. The attack killed at least 21 ...
 CBC17 hours ago Iraq: ISIS attack during Shiite pilgrimage to Baghdad's Imam Kadhim shrine kills 19  International Business Times India18 hours ago At least 21 dead in Baghdad car bombing  DAWN Group21 hours ago Car bomb kills seven near highly revered Syria shrine; IS claims responsibility  Business Recorder5 days ago
NATO Association of Canada

The Sunni-Shia Divide and the Rise of ISIS in Southeast Asia

Since the Islamic State's (ISIS) dramatic rise to prominence in Syria and Iraq, the group has aggressively expanded its global propaganda and recruitment operations. This is highly evident today, as a substantial number of ISIS fighters hail from ...
 NATO Association of Canada1 week ago DAVID DEPTULA: Obama has no intention of defeating Islamic State  Washington Times4 days ago Ajai Sahni - Breaking news: ISIS is not coming! ISIS is not coming!  South Asian Terrorism Portal5 days ago The Islamic State's Pyramid Scheme: Egyptian Expansion and the Giza Governorate Cell  Combating Terrorism Center1 week ago
Middle East Eye

IS suicide attack kills eight at Iraq Shia mosque

AFP/Baghdad A suicide attack claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least eight people at a Shia mosque on the southwestern edge of Baghdad on Friday, security and medical officials said. The blast, which occurred shortly after Friday ...
 Gulf Times1 week ago IS suicide bomber hits Baghdad shops, killing seven  Business Recorder5 days ago Shia worshippers targeted in deadly Baghdad mosque bombing  Middle East Eye1 week ago Baghdad hit by suicide bombers after Friday prayers  Al-Araby Al-Jadeed1 week ago
Observer Research Foundation

Is Iran trying to spread Shia Islam in Afghanistan?

Iran wants a stable Afghanistan and it aims to achieve that goal by placing Kabul at the forefront of its foreign policy. But, some experts also argue that there is another point in Iran's agenda — to spread the influence of Shia Islam across ...
 Observer Research Foundation5 days ago

Call to face challenges before Muslims

Two major Islamic sects representing Sunni and Shia scholars gave a call on Saturday to unitedly fight the challenges faced by the Muslim community in the country. At a meeting held under the banner of 'Ittehade Bainul Muslimeen,' Moulana Mufti ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Islamic State committed genocide against Christians, Yazidis and Shia Muslims: United States

The Islamic State militant group has committed genocide against minority Christians and Yazidis as well as Shi`ite Muslims, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday, a finding that is unlikely to greatly change U.S. policy toward the group.
 Zee News1 month ago Islamic State Demolishes Iconic Clock Church  Breitbart.com4 days ago US: Islamic State carrying out 'genocide'  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Understanding the IS

We cannot understand the Islamic State by just focussing on the Shia-Sunni-Salafi-Mongol sectarian conflicts (Understanding the Islamic State, April 4). Looking at it objectively, there is no connection between Islam and the brutality of these terrorist ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Top Shia preacher killed in Bangladesh; Islamic State claims responsibility

A top Shia preacher and homeopathic doctor has been stabbed to death in southwestern Bangladesh in an attack claimed by the Islamic State (IS). The post Top Shia preacher killed in Bangladesh; Islamic State claims responsibility appeared first on Firstpost .
 First Post.com1 month ago Top Shia preacher killed in IS claimed attack in B'desh  Business Standard1 month ago

Security forces launch anti-IS offensive in northern Iraq

Iraqi security forces on Sunday launched an offensive to flush out Islamic State (IS) terrorists from a Shia Turkoman village in the country's northern province of Kirkuk, a provincial security source told Xinhua.The troops and allied paramilitary units, ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago
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