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Who and what is implicated in the execution of Ayatollah Nimr?

Nimr Baqr al-Nimr also called as Sheikh Nimr, a Shia Sheikh in al-Awamiyah, Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia was executed by the Saudi regime on the 2nd of January, 2016. Nimr was arrested in the aftermath of the protests that hit the Arab world and ... Kashmir Observer, 1 month ago

Saudi Arabia

Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense Mohammad Bin Salman emerged as the most visible Saudi leader in 2016 and launched Vision 2030, an ambitious government road map for economic and developmental growth that aims to reduce the country's ...
 Human Rights Watch1 week ago Saudi Arabia: Rights Left off Reform Agenda  Human Rights Watch1 week ago

This Day in History (05-10-1395)

Today is Sunday; 5th of the Iranian month of Dey 1395 solar hijri; corresponding to 25th of the Islamic month of Rabi al-Awwal 1438 lunar hijri; and December 25, 2016, of the Christian Gregorian Calendar. Sometime between 2016 to 2020 solar years ...
 Pars Today4 weeks ago This Day in History (December 25)  Kayhan International4 weeks ago

Smokers Corner: Dressing Jinnah

Illustration by Abro Imagine Jinnah alive in 2016. If you can do this, then it should not be hard to also imagine this: a video statement of a cleric would have appeared on social media sites in which the pious gentleman would have exhibited great ...
 DAWN Group4 weeks ago

Wilayat-e-Faqih doctrine, a fifth column strategy, has propagated sectarianism in the Muslim world

The Arab world came into the hands of non-Arab Ottomans in 1517 with the destruction of Mamluk Dynasty in Cairo and later became colonies, or the protectorate, of colonial powers like Britain, France and Italy. During this era, the Arab world did ...
 The Nation Pakistan1 month ago

This Day in History (23-09-1395)

Today is Tuesday; 23rd of the Iranian month of Azar 1395 solar hijri; corresponding to 13th of the Islamic month of Rabi al-Awwal 1438 lunar hijri; and December 13, 2016, of the Christian Gregorian Calendar. 1306 lunar years ago, on this day in ...
 Pars Today1 month ago This Day in History (December 13)  Kayhan International1 month ago

Yemen: Civil War And Regional Intervention Analysis

By Jeremy M. Sharp* In March 2015, Saudi Arabia and members of a coalition1 it established (hereinafter referred to as the Saudi-led coalition) launched a military operation aimed at restoring the rule of Yemen's internationally recognized ...
 Eurasia Review1 month ago
National Interest

Blowback from America's Disastrous Policy in Yemen Will Be Profound

The war in Yemen has received little media attention. Yet it is just as brutal as the war in Syria. Blowback from U.S. policy in Yemen that supports Saudi Arabia's war against the country's Houthi rebels will be profound for both the region and, ...
 National Interest1 month ago

Primer On The Alawites In Syria Analysis

By Devin Trivedi* ( FPRI ) — The Syrian conflict has captured the attention of the world. Currently, at least 470,000 Syrians have been killed , and 13.5 million are in need of humanitarian assistance. Additionally, more than 11 million people ...
 Eurasia Review1 month ago Primer on the Alawites in Syria  Foreign Policy Research Institute1 month ago

Today in History; Ali Shariati, sociology of religion was born.

Biography Ali Shariati (Ali masharati) was born in 1933 in Kahak (a village in Mazinan), a suburb of Sabzevar, found in northeastern Iran.[4] His father's family were clerics. His father, Mohammad-Taqi, was a teacher and Islamic scholar, who ...
 IranNewsDaily2 months ago
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