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John Abraham's Satyameva Jayate lands in trouble, Shia community files complaint

The Shia community members have threatened to stage nationwide protests against the film if the makers do not remove a 'maatam' scene the film. 

Jul 30, 2018, 18:28 PM IST

Pakistan security forces kill two militants

Pakistani security forces on Friday killed two militants who were allegedly planning a terror attack during a religious gathering of minority Shia Muslims.

Jun 16, 2017, 15:59 PM IST

Prominent Pakistani human rights activist, friend shot dead in Karachi

The Hakimullah Mehsud faction of the Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement to the media.

May 08, 2016, 18:34 PM IST

Saudi Arabia mulls NATO-like military alliance of Muslim countries, asks Pakistan to lead

For the alliance, one of the targets would be the Islamic State terror group.

Mar 16, 2016, 14:29 PM IST

Islamic State plotting to target cow-worshipping Hindus in India: Report

As per the report, the Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi-led ISIS has created a separate wing called Khorasan to target Hindus who worship cows.

Feb 04, 2016, 00:02 AM IST

Over 76 killed in Damascus triple bombings; Islamic State claims responsibility

The Islamic State terror group on Sunday claimed responsibility for three deadly bombings that rocked a Shiite district south of the capital Damascus earlier in the day killing over 76 people.

Feb 01, 2016, 02:23 AM IST

Suicide bomber kills 21 at Shi`ite Muslim procession in Nigeria

A suicide bomber on Friday blew himself up among crowds in a Shia Muslim procession outside the northeast Nigerian city of Kano, organisers told AFP. 

Nov 27, 2015, 20:13 PM IST

10 killed in suicide attack at Shia shrine in Pakistan

At least 10 minority Shia Muslims, including six children, were killed and 12 injured on Thursday in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province.

Oct 22, 2015, 23:57 PM IST

Gunmen kill 4 in Pakistan's Quetta

Four people, including three minority Shia Muslims, were killed and nine others injured in three separate firing incidents of sectarian violence that broke out in the restive Baluchistan province of Pakistan.

May 26, 2015, 05:01 AM IST

Unknown gunmen kill two Shia Muslims in Pakistan

Unknown gunmen on Friday targeted three members of a Shia family here, killing one son and a security guard, while leaving father and another son injured in Pakistan's volatile Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

May 22, 2015, 21:47 PM IST

Islamic State using ''unparalleled'' violence, brutality: Study

The Islamic State (IS) Sunni terror group uses unparalleled violence and brutality in its quest to achieve primacy over rival Shia Muslims and facilitate restoration of an Islamic Caliphate, says a study, co-authored by two retired FBI agents.

Dec 18, 2014, 14:32 PM IST

Two killed amid tight security in Pakistan's during Muharram

Two people were on Tuesday killed in a blast targeting a mourners' procession during Muharram in Pakistan's restive northwest tribal region even as the country remained on high alert after the deadly terror attack at the Wagah border.

Nov 04, 2014, 16:28 PM IST

Eight Shias killed in Pakistan's Balochistan province

Unidentified gunmen on Thursday killed at least eight Shia Muslims, members of the ethnic Hazara community, in Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan.

Oct 23, 2014, 15:07 PM IST

Shia outfit announces reward of Rs one crore on ISIS, Taliban chief

After al Qaeda's announcement of formation of an Indian wing, an organisation of Shia Muslims here has announced a reward of Rs one crore each for the killing of the chiefs of ISIS, al Qaeda, Jamaat-u-Dawa, Taliban and Harkat-ul-Mujahideen.

Sep 08, 2014, 22:32 PM IST

Four Shia Muslims killed in Pakistan

Four Shiite Muslims, including two doctors, were shot dead by gunmen on Monday in different parts of Pakistan`s port city of Karachi in apparent sectarian attacks.

Nov 05, 2013, 00:12 AM IST

Baghdad hit by wave of deadly car bombs, at least 51 dead

At least 51 people were killed and 151 wounded in a wave of bombings in Iraq Monday, mainly targeting busy areas across the national capital Baghdad.

Sep 30, 2013, 16:03 PM IST

Shias hold rally, asks Assad to protect shrines in Syria

Shia Muslims requested Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and UN to protect shrines following Free Syrian Army`s attack on holy shrine of Bibi Zainab (AS) in Damascus on July 19.

Jul 26, 2013, 20:31 PM IST

Indonesia urged to protect religious minorities

The New York-based Human Rights Watch has urged the Indonesian government to make efforts to protect religious minorities from growing violence.

Mar 01, 2013, 12:58 PM IST

`Yaum-e-Ashoora` observed in Hyderabad

Shia Muslims observed "Yaum-e-Ashoora" with the traditional `Bibi Ka Alam` procession and mourning in this historic city Sunday.

Nov 25, 2012, 19:52 PM IST

Four killed in Pakistan bombing

Police told Xinhua the blast could have been triggered by a suicide bomber.

Nov 25, 2012, 12:53 PM IST