Islamic State using ''unparalleled'' violence, brutality: Study

The Islamic State (IS) Sunni terror group uses unparalleled violence and brutality in its quest to achieve primacy over rival Shia Muslims and facilitate restoration of an Islamic Caliphate, says a study, co-authored by two retired FBI agents.

Two killed amid tight security in Pakistan's during Muharram

Two people were on Tuesday killed in a blast targeting a mourners' procession during Muharram in Pakistan's restive northwest tribal region even as the country remained on high alert after the deadly terror attack at the Wagah border.

Eight Shias killed in Pakistan's Balochistan province

Unidentified gunmen on Thursday killed at least eight Shia Muslims, members of the ethnic Hazara community, in Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan.

Shia outfit announces reward of Rs one crore on ISIS, Taliban chief
Shia outfit announces reward of Rs one crore on ISIS, Taliban chief

After al Qaeda's announcement of formation of an Indian wing, an organisation of Shia Muslims here has announced a reward of Rs one crore each for the killing of the chiefs of ISIS, al Qaeda, Jamaat-u-Dawa, Taliban and Harkat-ul-Mujahideen.

Four Shia Muslims killed in Pakistan

Four Shiite Muslims, including two doctors, were shot dead by gunmen on Monday in different parts of Pakistan`s port city of Karachi in apparent sectarian attacks.

Baghdad hit by wave of deadly car bombs, at least 51 dead

At least 51 people were killed and 151 wounded in a wave of bombings in Iraq Monday, mainly targeting busy areas across the national capital Baghdad.

Shias hold rally, asks Assad to protect shrines in Syria

Shia Muslims requested Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and UN to protect shrines following Free Syrian Army`s attack on holy shrine of Bibi Zainab (AS) in Damascus on July 19.

Indonesia urged to protect religious minorities

The New York-based Human Rights Watch has urged the Indonesian government to make efforts to protect religious minorities from growing violence.

`Yaum-e-Ashoora` observed in Hyderabad

Shia Muslims observed "Yaum-e-Ashoora" with the traditional `Bibi Ka Alam` procession and mourning in this historic city Sunday.

Four killed in Pakistan bombing

Police told Xinhua the blast could have been triggered by a suicide bomber.

Six killed in Karachi violence

Six people were killed in a fresh round of violence in Pakistan`s financial hub on Friday.

UN chief "appalled" by sectarian attack in Pakistan

Armed men ambushed three buses near the city of Gilgit yesterday, forcing passengers off the vehicles and then shot down 25 Shia Muslims.

Pak Taliban target Shia Muslims, 14 killed

The Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday attacked a bus packed with Shia Muslims, with a roadside bomb.

Ethnic cleansing of Shia Muslims in PoK

In Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan`s only Shia dominated province ethnic cleansing is being carried out systematically, away from media glare and international attention.

AISPLB demands commissions for Shia Muslims

All India Shia Personal Law Board urged the govt to constitute commissions to study the socio-economic status of Shia Muslims.

Gunmen kill seven in Pakistan

At least seven people were
killed when unidentified gunmen today opened fire at a bus
carrying Shia Muslims in Pakistan`s Quetta city.

AISPLB demands quota for Shia Muslims

All India Shia Personal Law Board
(AISPLB) demanded separate quota for Shia Muslims in government jobs, Lok Sabha and the state assemblies.