Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 16:39
Close on the heels of communal clashes that claimed at least a dozen lives, leaders of the Shia and Sunni sects in Pakistan have framed a code of conduct to avert sectarian confrontations.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 10:49
Violence mostly targeting Sunnis in Baghdad and west Iraq left 13 people dead today, including five worshippers killed by gunmen at a mosque, the latest in spiralling violence.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 08:32
Bombs struck Sunni areas in Baghdad and surrounding areas, killing at least 76 people in the deadliest day in Iraq in more than eight months, officials said.
Last Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013, 20:32
Bombs against Sunni Muslim worshippers in Baghdad and north of the capital killed 12 people on Friday, officials said, the latest in an uptick in violence ahead of provincial elections next week.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 00:42
Tens of thousands of Sunni protesters blocked a major highway in western Iraq on Friday, as an al Qaeda-affiliated group called on Sunnis to take up arms against the Shiite-led government.
Last Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012, 21:19
The rallies underscore the strength of a tenacious movement that appears to be gathering support.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 20, 2012, 18:32
Violence in Syria has become openly sectarian and threatens communities as the 21-month conflict continues in the country, UN investigators have reported following a visit to the region.
Last Updated: Friday, April 16, 2010, 18:30
Iraq`s incumbent Shi`ite Muslim prime minister said the next government to be formed after an inconclusive election in March had to include the Sunni-backed coalition that won the most seats.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 03, 2010, 23:03
The All India Ulema and
Mashaikh Board on Sunday alleged that Sunnis were being ignored by
the state and Central governments.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 22, 2009, 14:28
Shi’ites and Sunnis in Iraq on Saturday started Ramadan at the same time for the first time since the fall of dictator Saddam Hussein in 2003.
Last Updated: Friday, August 21, 2009, 19:48
Powerful Shiite politicians and Iraq`s leading Sunni insurgency group have accused each other of being responsible for massive truck blasts in Baghdad.
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