Shi`ite Muslims protest ban on Muharram procession in Kashmir

Shi`ite Muslims staged a protest demonstration against the ban on their processions on ‘Ashura’ the 10th day of the Muharram in Srinagar.

Saudi seeks arrest of 23 Shi`ites for unrest

The Sunni-ruled kingdom accused wanted men of serving the agenda of a foreign power, referrring to Shi`ite rival Iran.

‘Bahraini police fire tear gas at protesters’

Tensions have been high in Bahrain since security forces crushed weeks of pro-democracy street protests by the majority Shi`ite Muslims in March.

Suicide attack in NW Pakistan kills 19: Police

The bomber struck a school van before hitting rear wall of police station.