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Commuters could face harrowing time today due to protests, warns Delhi Police

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 03:36

Commuters may face a tough time on Tuesday as Delhi Police issued an advisory saying that it may divert traffic on NH-24 and Mother Teresa Crescent in case of a protest by Shia Muslims over acquisition of a religious land.

Triple bombs kill 8 Shiites during Ashoura ritual in Iraq’s Baqouba

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 14:16

Ashura is an annual mourning period during which Shia Muslims commemorate the martyrdo of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad at the Battle of Karbala, Iraq.

Four Shia Muslims killed in Pakistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 00:12

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

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 16:03

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

Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 20:31

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

Last Updated: Friday, March 01, 2013, 12:58

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

Last Updated: Sunday, November 25, 2012, 19:52

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

Last Updated: Sunday, November 25, 2012, 12:53

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

Six killed in Karachi violence

Last Updated: Saturday, November 10, 2012, 00:14

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

Last Updated: Friday, August 17, 2012, 11:28

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 22:10

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

Ethnic cleansing of Shia Muslims in PoK

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 10:55

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