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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 25, 2012, 12:53
Police told Xinhua the blast could have been triggered by a suicide bomber.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 22:10
The Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday attacked a bus packed with Shia Muslims, with a roadside bomb.
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.
Last Updated: Friday, November 18, 2011, 19:21
All India Shia Personal Law Board urged the govt to constitute commissions to study the socio-economic status of Shia Muslims.
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