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Iraq violence: Serial bombings kill 69 on Eid

Aug 11, 2013

Iraq violence: Serial bombings kill 69 on Eid

A wave of car bombings targeting those celebrating the end of Ramadan across Iraq killed 69 people on Saturday, a bloody reminder of the inability of Iraqi authorities to stop violence threatening to spiral out of control. #NewsTracker #Iraq #Iraq Violence #Shia-Sunni conflict #Serial car bombings
More than 700 people died due to religious violence in Pak since 2012

Jul 18, 2013

More than 700 people died due to religious violence in Pak since 2012

At least 717 people were killed and 1108 injured in 203 targeted violence against religious communities in Pakistan since January last year, a report released by a Congress established independent commission has said. #Pakistan #Taliban #NewsTracker #Shia-Sunni conflict #Religious violence in Pakistan
Sunni mosques bombed in Iraq, 23 killed

Jul 14, 2013

Sunni mosques bombed in Iraq, 23 killed

Two bomb attacks near Sunni mosques in the Iraqi capital killed at least 23 people who had gathered to pray after breaking their daily fast for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on Saturday, police and medics said. #NewsTracker #Iraq #Shia-Sunni conflict #Sunni mosques
Suicide bomber targets Iraq grocery market, kills 13

Jun 10, 2013

Suicide bomber targets Iraq grocery market, kills 13

At least 13 people were killed when two car bombs and a suicide attacker targeted a grocery market in a mainly Shi'ite Muslim town north of Baghdad, police and local officials said on Monday. #NewsTracker #Iraq #Shia Sunni #Shia-Sunni conflict #Iraq suicide bomber
String of bomblasts in Iraq kill 22 Shiite Muslim pilgrims

Jan 17, 2013

String of bomblasts in Iraq kill 22 Shiite Muslim pilgrims

The eruption of violence follows nearly two weeks of relative calm, and threatens to enflame rising tensions among Iraq's ethnic and sectarian groups. #NewsTracker #Iraq #Shia-Sunni conflict #Shiit Muslims

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String of bomblasts in Iraq kill 22 Shiite Muslim pilgrims

Aug 14, 2014

Western intervention over Isis wont prevent the break-up of Iraq

This is the start of a long conflict which could cross the entire Muslim world. The wests strategy must accept the end of the old imperial borders Three years ago, when the world obsessed about President Assad, some of us warned that Syria was only o... #Syria #Iraq #Saudi Arabia #Europe #Qatar #Middle East
String of bomblasts in Iraq kill 22 Shiite Muslim pilgrims

Aug 04, 2014

A guide to Middle East politics in 2014

From Egypt to Syria, Palestine to Iraq, the hopes of the Arab spring lie in tatters. And with the latest conflict in Gaza, the Middle East is more violent, volatile and complex than ever Its complicated and extremely violent in the Middle East these ... #Damascus, Syria #Israel #Syria #Iraq #Egypt #Iran #Saudi Arabia #Baghdad #Middle East #Palestine #Hamas #United Kingdom #Al-Qaeda #Bashar al-Assad #Nouri al-Maliki #Libya #Yemen #Tunisia #Qatar #Lebanon #Bahrain #Kuwait #Muslim Brotherhood #Turkey #Africa
String of bomblasts in Iraq kill 22 Shiite Muslim pilgrims

Aug 08, 2014

Hariri pays first visit to Lebanon since 2011

Saad al-Hariri, Lebanon's former prime minister, has returned to his home country for the first time in three years. The visit is seen as an attempt by Hariri to reassert his influence over the Lebanon's Sunni community following a deadly incursion b... #Syria #Iraq #Saudi Arabia #Beirut, Lebanon #Hezbollah #Nabih Berri #Walid Jumblatt