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Syria releases 61 female prisoners as part of hostage swap with Lebanon

Oct 24, 2013

Syria releases 61 female prisoners as part of hostage swap with Lebanon

Syrian authorities have released a total of 61 women detainees, an activist group said Thursday, the latest in a three-way prisoner exchange that was one of the more ambitious negotiated deals in the country's civil war #Syria #Palestinian Authority #Syrian Observatory for Human Rights #Lebanon #Syrian rebels #Syrian civil war #Syrian War #Lebanese Shiite Muslims #women prisoners #prisoner exchange
10 killed, 30 injured in Iraq car bombing

Feb 28, 2013

10 killed, 30 injured in Iraq car bombing

Iraqi officials say a car bomb outside a restaurant in a primarily Shiite Muslim neighbourhood in Baghdad has killed 10 and wounded 30. #NewsTracker #Iraq #Baghdad: #Shiite Muslim
Shiites stage mass protest over 84 killed in Pakistan

Feb 18, 2013

Shiites stage mass protest over 84 killed in Pakistan

The country's Shiites have also increasingly become a target of radical Sunni militant groups allied with the Taliban who don't believe the Shiites are real Muslims. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Shiite Muslim
Blast in Pakistan's Quetta market leaves 58 dead, over 170 injured

Feb 16, 2013

Blast in Pakistan's Quetta market leaves 58 dead, over 170 injured

The death toll from a bombing at a market in Pakistan's southwest has risen to 25, Pakistani police said on Saturday. Many of the 70 people wounded in the blast were still in critical condition. #Pakistan #Wazir Khan Nasir #Shiite Muslim
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
String of bomblasts in Iraq kill 22 Shiite Muslim pilgrims

Oct 01, 2014

Gunmen wound Saudi policeman in Shi'ite Muslim stronghold

Attack comes days after the fatal shooting of a Shi'ite activist in the same town in Eastern Provinc...
String of bomblasts in Iraq kill 22 Shiite Muslim pilgrims

Sep 20, 2014

Yemen violence toll climbs to 120

SANA, Yemen -- Shiite rebels and Sunni militiamen battled in Sana for a second day Friday in fighting that has killed at least 120 people and caused thousands from the Yemeni capital to flee their homes. The violence has raised fears that the chronic... #Yemen #Syria #Iraq #Iran #United Nations #Al-Qaeda #Ali Abdullah Saleh #Muslim Brotherhood
String of bomblasts in Iraq kill 22 Shiite Muslim pilgrims

Sep 21, 2014

Authorities: Islamic State group an online threat

(AP) -- The latest issue of the digital magazine "Dabiq" features glossy photos of smiling militants from the Islamic State group, mutilated bodies on the battlefield and articles with titles such as, "There is No Life Without Jihad" and "Foley's Blo... #Syria #Middle East #Australia #Barack Obama #Sydney #New York Police Department #New York (state) #Rochester, NY