Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Bahrain swoops on opposition youth group: Ministry
The February 14 Coalition has been the main motor behind a Shiite-led uprising that began in 2011 to...
Iran condemns deadly Iraq attack on its pilgrims
Iran on Saturday condemned a deadly attack the day before in neighbouring Iraq, in which at least 14...
May deadliest month in Iraq over five years: UN
Baghdad was the hardest-hit province in terms of numbers of victims and attacks.
Fresh bombings in Iraq target Shiite mosque, 9 killed
At least nine people were killed and 53 others wounded in bombing attacks against two Shiite mosques...
Series of attacks kill at least 95 in Iraq
A wave of attacks killed at least 95 people in Shiite and Sunni areas of Iraq on Monday, officials s...
Car bomb attacks kill 8 in central Iraq
Iraqi officials say a car bomb in a Shiite suburb of Baghdad has killed four people and wounded 12 o...
Five car bombs kill 26 in Shiite areas across Iraq
Five car bombs exploded today in predominantly Shiite cities and districts in central and southern I...
Iraqi Shiite group says member killed in Syria
An official of an Iraqi Shiite militant group says one of its members was killed in Syria, underscor...
Bombings at mosques in Iraq kill 23, wound dozens
A string of bombings targeting Shiite mosques in Iraq killed at least 23 people and wounded dozens o...
Pak govt operation against Quetta blast suspects `just for show`?
The security operation announced by the Pakistani government against those responsible for the bombi...
Quetta blast: Shiite leaders in Pak call off protest; 170 detained
Pakistan`s minority Shia Hazara community on Tuesday put an end to a four-day-long protest by agreei...
Iran denies role in Bulgaria bus bombing
Iran`s ambassador to Bulgaria on Friday rejected allegations that his country was involved in a bus ...
42 killed, 75 injured in Iraq suicide bombing
As many as 35 people were killed and 75 injured in an Iraqi city Wednesday when a suicide bomber ble...
Bombs in Iraq kill 26, mostly Shiite pilgrims
Insurgents unleashed a string of bomb attacks mainly targeting Shiite Muslim pilgrims across Iraq on...
Iraq orders release of 11 female detainees
The detention of female prisoners has been a focus of the demonstrations, but it was not clear wheth...
Man shot dead in Shiite oil area: Saudi Arabia
The official says a police patrol spotted a number of alleged rioters burning tires near police hea...
Iraqi Sunnis demonstrate in several cities
The rallies underscore the strength of a tenacious movement that appears to be gathering support.
Four killed during Shiite gathering in Yemeni capital
Yemeni security officials say that four Shiites were killed when unknown assailants fired a rocket-p...
UN sending human rights team to assess Bahrain
The UN human rights office says it is sending four staff to Bahrain next month to assess progress to...
At least 37 killed, 92 injured in Pak terror strikes
At least 37 people have been killed and over 90 others injured in Pakistan since Wednesday, Xinhua r...
Eight killed in Baghdad bombing
Eight people died in bomb explosions in Baghdad Tuesday, an official said.
Bombs in market kill 11 near Shiite shrine in Iraq
Back-to-back bomb blasts in a crowded Baghdad market near a revered Shiite shrine killed at least 11...
Protesters, police clash in Bahrain`s capital
Security forces fired tear gas and stun grenades in street battles near the historic markets and nar...
Pakistan: Bomb blast in bus kills 13 Shiites
A roadside bomb has killed 13 Shiite Muslims in northwest Pakistan, a government official said.
Al Qaeda claims deadly bombings against Shiite pilgrims in Iraq
Al Qaeda militant group in Iraq on Saturday claimed responsibility for the coordinated attacks mainl...
Religious edict seen as aiding embattled Iraq PM
An influential Shiite Muslim cleric has issued a religious edict seen as undermining efforts to unse...
Bahrain rules out extraditing jailed activist
Bahrain denies charges of sectarian discrimination that protesters have levelled at its ruling famil...
Imam dead in mosque arson in Belgium: Police
A man set fire to a mosque in Brussels, killing its 47-year-old imam and injuring another person, i...
25 dead as Shiite rebels, tribesmen clash in Yemen
The clashes flared in Hajja, just a day after 20 other gunmen were killed in fighting between Sunn...
Iraq Shiite militia offshoot backed by Iran: Sadr
The cleric said that the Shiite militia, which is blamed for the killing of US troops, had only rece...
Bahrain police attack Shiite opposition offices
Security forces in Bahrain have attacked the headquarters of the main Shiite opposition party in t...
More than 2,000 Afghans rally, denounce Pakistan
The protesters are denouncing Tuesday`s suicide bombing in Kabul.
Karzai blames Pakistanis over sectarian massacre
Afghan officials fear that yesterday`s killings in Kabul could unleash Iraq and Pakistan-style secta...
Iraq bomb attacks on pilgrims kill 28
A wave of bomb attacks targeting Shiite pilgrims in Iraq killed 28 people and wounded 78, a day bef...
20 killed in attack on Yemen Sunni school: Tribe
Dar al-Hadith school is seen as a Sunni threat by Shiite Huthis who dominate the northern region.
Dozens hurt as Bahrain police attack funeral: Oppn
Tensions remain high in Bahrain where the Sunni monarchy earlier this year crushed pro-democracy pro...
Iranian influence seeping into Iraq
Many in Iraq`s Shiite majority are wary of infringement of their country`s sovereignty by the Irani...
Bomb kills 18 at Shi`ite funeral in Iraq
The explosion triggered new anger at Iraq`s leaders and their armed forces, who will soon take over ...
Shi`ite mosques demolished in Bahrain crackdown
The demolitions are likely to further inflame sectarian tensions in the island kingdom.
Bomb kills two, wounds 26 south of Iraqi capital
A bomb hidden in a rickshaw killed two Muslim Shiite pilgrims and wounded 26 others south of Baghda...
Lebanon: Interpol issues alerts in Hariri case
A senior Lebanese security official says Interpol has issued international alerts against four Hezbo...
Bahrain sentences ten Shi`ite leaders to life term
Shiite activists were given life in prison for plotting a coup during protests that rocked the Sunni...
Iran supplying arms to Iraqi Shiite groups: Gates
Robert Gates says Shiite extremists, not al Qaeda terrorists, are to blame for most of the recent US...
Iraq Shiite insurgents claim attack on US soldiers
A Shiite militant group claimed responsibility for this week`s rocket attack in Iraq.
Shiite cleric sentenced by security court: Bahrain
A Bahraini security court has sentenced a prominent Shiite cleric and eight others to 20 years in ...
Kuwaiti Shiite and Sunni MPs in parliamentary fistfight
The debate was attended by delegation of US lawyers defending the inmates.
Bahrain `regrets` opposition rebuff of talks
At least 100 people are missing since the crackdown on the protest began.
Bahrain`s Shiite opposition set to talk to rulers
The Shiite opposition groups in Bahrain said they are ready to talk with the Gulf nation`s rulers.
Key Shiite opposition leader to return to Bahrain
The return of Hassan Mushaima could mark a new phase for anti-govt movement.
King pardons Shiite prisoners as Bahrain GP scrapped
King Hamad ordered Shiite political prisoners freed in the latest bid to ignite talks to end a stand...
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