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26 people killed in Baghdad market bombings; Islamic State actor suspected behind attack

Jul 23, 2015

26 people killed in Baghdad market bombings; Islamic State actor suspected behind attack

A pair of car bombs exploded on Wednesday at crowded popular markets in predominantly Shiite neighborhoods of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, killing at least 26 people and wounding 58, authorities said. #market #NewsTracker #Shia #Sunni #killed #market bombings
With major fault lines that divide Middle East, will Iran-US nuclear deal augur a new era?

Jul 20, 2015

With major fault lines that divide Middle East, will Iran-US nuclear deal augur a new era?

The Iran nuclear deal significantly comes at a time when the Middle East is descending into chaos and disorder or even anarchy with a clear cut ingress of the major fault line that divides the region: the Shia-Sunni divide or conflict. #United States #ConnectTheDots #Iran #Saudi Arabia #Shia #Sunni #Iran Nuclear deal
Iconic Lucknow Imambaras remain locked; tourism hit as Akhilesh still indecisive

Jun 26, 2015

Iconic Lucknow Imambaras remain locked; tourism hit as Akhilesh still indecisive

In a jolt to the tourism industry in Uttar Pradesh, the gates of the iconic Imambaras in Lucknow continued to remain locked for the 20th day despite an order by the Allahabad High Court directing the state government to open them and restore normal activity. #Uttar Pradesh #India #NewsTracker #Allahabad High Court #CBI #lUCKNOW #Akhilesh Yadav #Shia Central Waqf Board #Imambaras
Saudi Arabia releases name of suicide bombers who targeted Shia mosques

Jun 04, 2015

Saudi Arabia releases name of suicide bombers who targeted Shia mosques

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday named 16 of its nationals as terrorists, who are believe to be related to two suicide blasts that targeted Shia mosques in an eastern city #NewsTracker #Saudi Arabia #Dammam #mosques #islamic-state #IS #Shia Mosques
Shi'ites under siege: Karachi attacks and precedents force minorities to flee Pakistan

May 15, 2015

Shi'ites under siege: Karachi attacks and precedents force minorities to flee Pakistan

After losing one of his two sons to the worst attack against minority Shiites in Pakistan's history, Ali was determined for the other to find a new life abroad. #Pakistan #Sectarian violence #Shia #Sunni #Karachi attack #Karachi bus attack
Attacks against Shias, Christians and other minorities escalate in Pakistan as IS targets country

May 14, 2015

Attacks against Shias, Christians and other minorities escalate in Pakistan as IS targets country

In a brazen assault, gunmen donning police uniforms attacked a bus carrying Shia Ismaili community members and shot the passengers in the head, killing at least 47 people in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, the latest in a series of terror attacks targeting minori #Pakistan #Taliban #NewsTracker #Shia Ismaili community #police uniforms
UN chief condemns terror attack, asks Pakistan to protect its citizens

May 14, 2015

UN chief condemns terror attack, asks Pakistan to protect its citizens

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has condemned the terrorist attack in Pakistan which killed 45 Shia Ismaili Muslims, saying the country "must uphold" its obligations and commitments towards protecting its citizens, including all minorities. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #UN #Ban Ki-moon #Shia #IS
45 Shia Ismaili Muslims massacred in Karachi, Islamic State claims attack

May 13, 2015

45 Shia Ismaili Muslims massacred in Karachi, Islamic State claims attack

Kalashnikov-wielding militants in police uniforms on Wednesday gunned down 45 Shia Ismaili Muslims, including 16 women, shooting them in the head as they attacked their bus in Pakistan's volatile Karachi city in the latest sectarian violence claimed by the dreaded ISIS terror group. #World #Pakistan #Karachi #islamic-state #Shia Ismaili #Gulistan-e-Johar #Safoora Chorangi
Pakistan: 43 dead, several injured after gunmen storm bus in Karachi and open fire

May 13, 2015

Pakistan: 43 dead, several injured after gunmen storm bus in Karachi and open fire

43 people were killed and 20 injured after 8 gunmen stormed a bus in Karachi and opened fire. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Karachi #gunmen attack #Shia Ismaili community
New Yemen Vice President says he hopes to avert Saudi invasion

Apr 17, 2015

New Yemen Vice President says he hopes to avert Saudi invasion

Yemen's newly-appointed Vice President Khaled Bahah, a widely respected figure named this week to shore up the legitimacy of the exiled Saudi-backed government, said on Thursday he hoped to avert a Saudi-led invasion to restore unity to the country. #NewsTracker #Government #Yemen #Iraq #Gulf #Shia #Sunni #Houthi rebels #Khaled Bahah