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Suicide bomber blows up near Shiite mosque in Kabul: police

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Shiite mosque in Kabul today, police said, as Muslims prepare to celebrate one of the holiest dates in the Islamic calendar."A suicide bomber who was grazing sheep has detonated himself outside" the mosque, General ... Business Standard, 2 weeks ago
Suicide bomber kills five in Kabul bank blast Deccan Herald, 1 month ago

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Iran recruits Afghan and Pakistani Shiites to fight in Syria

Thousands of Shiite Muslims from Afghanistan and Pakistan are being recruited by Iran to fight with President Bashar al-Assad's forces in Syria, lured by promises of housing, a monthly salary of up to USD 600 and the possibility of employment in Iran when ...
 Business Standard1 month ago At least 20 killed in Shiite mosque attack in Afghanistan  Rediff.com2 months ago 29 killed in attack on Mosque in Afghanistan  Mathrubhumi2 months ago At least 20 killed in blast at Afghanistan mosque  Rediff.com2 months ago

Thousands rally across Pakistan ahead of Ashura celebrations

Thousands of Shiite Muslims have rallied across various parts of Pakistan ahead of tomorrow's religious festival of Ashura, or "Day of Remembrance".The holiest day on the Shiite Muslim calendar is observed each year on the 10thday of Muharram, the first month ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

Saudi Arabia defends judiciary amid outcry over executions

Saudi Arabia's government, facing mounting criticism for the planned execution of 14 Shiite Muslims, has issued a rare statement defending its judicial system. Ministry of Justice spokesman Mansour al-Qafari says all defendants facing trial in Saudi Arabia ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Islamic state claims responsibility for Kabul Shi'ite mosque attack

Islamic State claimed responsibility for Friday's attack on a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul that killed at least 14 people, the Sunni militant group's Amaq news agency said. "Islamic State fighters launched an attack on a (Shi'ite mosque) ...
 Reuters1 month ago Suicide attack on Kabul Shi'ite mosque kills at least 30  Reuters1 month ago Gunmen attack mosque in Afghan capital, casualties feared - police  DNA1 month ago Casualties reported as suicide bomber attacks mosque in Afghan capital: police  DNA1 month ago

Iran pilgrims flock to Saudi in diplomatic icebreaker

In a diplomatic icebreaker between political foes, tens of thousands of Muslim faithful from Iran have flocked to Saudi Arabia for the annual hajj pilgrimage to Islam's holiest sites. This week's hajj marks Iran's return after their absence last year ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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Two million pilgrims converge on Mecca for the hajj

Two million Muslims from across the globe are converging on Mecca in Saudi Arabia for the hajj pilgrimage, a religious duty and for some pilgrims the journey of a lifetime. This year sees the return of pilgrims from Shiite Iran, regional rival to Sunni ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Qatar denies blocking Saudi hajj pilgrimage flights  Mathrubhumi1 month ago

Gunmen kill four in sectarian attack in Pakistan

Gunmen in southwestern Pakistan killed four members of a Shi‘ite Muslim Hazara family, including a 12-year-old boy, on Sunday, in the latest sectarian attack on the minority community, a senior police official said. Two men on a motorcycle opened fire ...
 Reuters1 month ago Gunmen in Pakistan kill four Shi'ites in suspected sectarian attack  Reuters2 months ago

Car bomb kills eight at Baghdad market: medics

A car bomb killed at least eight people in a crowded vegetable market in a Shi'ite Muslim district of Baghdad on Monday, police and medics said, in an attack claimed by Islamic State. The car detonated in the eastern district of Jamila, police said, as Iraqi ...
 Reuters1 month ago

Afghanistan's Shi'ites call for protection after latest mosque attack

Victims of the latest attack on Shi'ite Muslims in Afghanistan directed their anger squarely at the Afghan government, accusing it of failing to protect them despite repeated attacks. Suicide bombers and gunmen, some dressed in police uniforms, attacked a ...
 Reuters1 month ago
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