Shi’ites

Protester in Bahrain dies after arrest

About 40 people have died in nearly a year of nonstop unrest between Bahrain`s Sunni monarchy and majority Shi’ites.

Jan 26, 2012, 13:01 PM IST

Gunmen attack minibus in Pakistan, kill 7 Shi’ites

The Sunni-Shi’ite schism over the true heir to Islam`s Prophet Muhammad dates back to the seventh century.

Sep 01, 2011, 15:21 PM IST

Al Qaeda claims attack on Yemen Shi’ites

Al-Qaeda in Arabian Peninsula described the Shi’ites as "despicable plants".

Nov 29, 2010, 11:05 AM IST

Bahrain votes as Shi’ites seek ease royal power

The Shi’ite majority demands an easing of the Sunni dynasty`s grip on power.

Oct 23, 2010, 15:02 PM IST

Toll from attack on Pakistani Shi’ites jumps to 65

The Shi’ite procession in Quetta was called for solidarity with Palestinians.

Sep 04, 2010, 12:46 PM IST

Pakistan Shi’ites mourn those killed in triple bomb

Interior Minister Rehman Malik has blamed the Taliban for the bombings.

Sep 02, 2010, 16:45 PM IST

Shi’ites bury victims of Baghdad mosque bombings

Weeping and wailing Shi’ites are holding funerals for victims of bomb attacks that killed dozens at mosques as worshippers prayed.

Apr 24, 2010, 13:59 PM IST

Iraqi Shi’ites and Sunnis start Ramadan on same day

Shi’ites and Sunnis in Iraq on Saturday started Ramadan at the same time for the first time since the fall of dictator Saddam Hussein in 2003.

Aug 22, 2009, 14:28 PM IST