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Amnesty urges probe over ‘mass burials’ of Shias by Nigerian Army

Claims by a Kaduna state official that Nigeria's military secretly buried 347 people after clashes with members of a minority Shia Muslim sect should be investigated and anyone suspected of wrongdoing put on trial, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.

Conflict in Iraq is not between Shias and Sunnis: Top cleric

 The brutal conflict in Iraq is not between Shias and Sunnis, but against the dreaded Islamic State militant group which is killing members of both the sects, an Indian-origin top Shia cleric here has said.