Jammu and Kashmir
Thursday, May 23, 2013
J&K police reimpose restrictions after sectarian clashes
Fresh sectarian clashes forced authorities to reimpose restrictions on the movement of people in par...
Srinagar reels under curfew for third day
Curfew continued for the third day in most parts of summer capital Srinagar, as authorities feared s...
Curfew in parts of Srinagar after clashes
Curfew continued in parts of Srinagar on Thursday, a day after sectarian clashes in some parts of th...
Pakistani Taliban reject peace talks with govt
The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan has rejected peace talks with the Pakistani government.
Another bomb hits Shia religious procession in Pakistan, 6 killed
At least six persons were killed and nearly 90 others injured on Sunday when Pakistani Taliban targe...
Bomb at Pakistan Shi’ite procession kills 7, including kids
At least seven people, including three children, were killed and 30 others were wounded at a Shi’ite...
US decries Bahrain ban on public demonstrations
The Obama administration has denounced in unusually harsh terms a ban on public demonstrations impos...
Pakistan car bomb attack: Death toll rises to 14
The hitherto unheard of Ghazi Group of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for the ...
Car bomb kills 12 in Pakistan
At least 12 people were killed and 50 others injured when a powerful car bomb went off at a busy mar...
Iraq: ‘Innocent’ fugitive VP rejects verdict
An Iraqi court sentenced fugitive Sunni Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi and his aide to death in abs...
Pakistan should urgently act to protect Shias: HRW
Attacks against Shias have "increased dramatically in recent years", Human Rights Watch said.
Pakistani judge, two others shot dead in Quetta
Quetta and other parts of Balochistan have witnessed a series of sectarian attacks over the past few...
Pak: Attack on Shias; 2 killed, nearly 20 injured
Two persons were killed and 19 others injured in a gun and bomb attack on a group of Shia students i...
Over 90 dead in attacks: Iraq officials
Since the beginning of August, more than 190 people have been killed in violence across Iraq
Pak: 25 Shi’ites pulled off buses, shot and killed
The victims were travelling from Rawalpindi, near the capital Islamabad, to Gilgit, a mostly Shi’ite...
Bombings in Iraq, 10 killed
The attacks come a day after a string of bomb and gun attacks in Iraq killed about 80 people and wou...
Deadliest day in Iraq in two years; 106 killed
In a statement, the leader of al Qaeda`s affiliate in Iraq warned that the militant network is retur...
Iraq: Min official’s home bombed; parents dead
Government employees and security forces are frequently targeted by insurgents in Iraq.
Pakistan: Shias warn Presidency of siege
Leaders said at least 60 Shias have been killed during the past three months, mostly in the restive ...
Bombings, shootings around Iraq kill 22
The attacks in Shiite neighbourhoods and on security forces appeared mostly to be unrelated.
Baghdad market bombs kill 14
The explosions, timed within minutes of each other, came at midmorning in the open-air market in the...
Pak: Bomb hits university bus in Quetta, 5 killed
The blast took place around 8.20 am when the bus carrying 52 students was hit by the explosion insid...
Iraq: Car bombs kill at least 70 Shia pilgrims, police
The apparently coordinated bombings occurred ahead of a Shia religious festival on Friday.
Iraq VP goes on death squad trial in absentia
Tariq al-Hashemi, accused of several counts of murder, has dismissed charges as politically motivate...
Pakistan: Gunmen kill 8 Shi’ite Muslims in Quetta
Although most Sunni and Shi’ites live peacefully together, extremists from both sides have targeted ...
Militants kill 10 in Pak`s Balochistan province
A police officer says gunmen attacked a car carrying local staff of United Nations Food and Agricult...
Clashes flare in Bahrain on Arab Spring anniversary
Police, who are overwhelmingly Sunni Muslim, fired tear gas, rubber bullets and sound grenades while...
Al Qaeda claims deadly attacks on Iraqi cities
In the past two months, al Qaeda and other Sunni militants have stepped up attacks on Shi’ites.
Rapid-fire attacks across Iraq kill at least 55
The early-morning attacks were conducted against mainly Shi`ite targets in Baghdad and several other...
Pak suicide bombing: Death toll rises to 39
Kurram Agency is the only part of Pakistan’s restive tribal belt bordering Afghanistan that has a si...
Over 120 hurt in Bahrain clashes, dialogue sought
United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon expressed concern about the clashes in Bahrain.
Bahrain: Anti-govt protests ‘a coup’
The commander-in-chief of the Bahrain Defence Force said that at least 22 NGOs have been plotting ag...
Investigate NYPD: Muslims to attorney general
Documents showed the New York Police Department recommending increased surveillance of Shi’ite mosqu...
Bahrain police break up opposition protest
Majority Shi`ite Muslims try to sustain pressure for more reforms ahead of February 14 anniversary o...
New York police sought to spy on Shi’te Muslims
A copy of a May 2006 NYPD intelligence report on Iran says police should expand clandestine operatio...
Suicide bomber kills 32 at Baghdad funeral march
Insurgents have stepped up violence in Iraq since US military withdrawal last month.
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