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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.

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.

Al Qaeda claims attack on Yemen Shi’ites

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

Bahrain votes as Shi’ites seek ease royal power

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

Toll from attack on Pakistani Shi’ites jumps to 65

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

Pakistan Shi’ites mourn those killed in triple bomb

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

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.

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.