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At least 13 killed in north Yemen clashes report

Mar 01, 2014

At least 13 killed in north Yemen clashes report

At least 13 people died when Shi'ite Muslim fighters clashed with security forces in northern Yemen on Friday, government sources said. #NewsTracker #Yemen #Shi'ite Muslim fighters #Yemen fighting #Middle East unrest
28 killed as pilgrims' bus attacked by suicide bomber in Pakistan

Jan 22, 2014

28 killed as pilgrims' bus attacked by suicide bomber in Pakistan

At least 28 people were killed and 45 injured when a suicide bomber hit a bus carrying Shiite muslim pilgrims in Pakistan's Balochistan province Tuesday, Xinhua reported #Terrorism #Pakistan #bus #Terror Attack #Balochistan #pilgrims #Suicide bombing #Shi'ite Muslims
Iraq Wave of targeted bombings kill 17 Shi'ite pilgrims

Dec 15, 2013

Iraq Wave of targeted bombings kill 17 Shi'ite pilgrims

The deadliest of the attacks took place in Baghdad's mainly Shi'ite district of Bayaa when a car bomb blew up near a gathering of Shi'ite pilgrims, killing seven people and wounding another 16, police and medics said. #World #NewsTracker #Iraq #Sectarian violence #bombings #Shi'ite Muslims #Bayaa #Arbae'en
Iraq Nine Shiites killed at religious ritual

Nov 14, 2013

Iraq Nine Shiites killed at religious ritual

Iraqi officials say a twin bombing has killed nine Shiites in a town south of Baghdad as they were marking a somber religious ritual. #NewsTracker #Shi'ite Muslims #Shiite-led government #Sunnis
How a resurgent al-Qaeda is adding to Iraq's woes

Oct 13, 2013

How a resurgent al-Qaeda is adding to Iraq's woes

al-Qaeda has come roaring back in Iraq since US troops left in late 2011 and now looks stronger than it has in years. #HowThisWorks #US #Al-Qaeda #Iraq #Shia Muslims #Sunni Muslims #Shi'ite Muslims #Emma Sky
Pakistan orders 'secret operation' after deadly bombing in Quetta

Feb 19, 2013

Pakistan orders 'secret operation' after deadly bombing in Quetta

Pakistan on Tuesday ordered an operation in the southwestern city of Quetta following a weekend bombing targeting minority Shiite Muslims that killed 89 people there, and replaced the top police officer in the surrounding Baluchistan province. #Pakistan #Taliban #NewsTracker #Quetta #Raja Pervaiz Ashraf #Shi'ite Muslims
Pak PM flies to bomb ravaged Quetta, meets protestors

Jan 13, 2013

Pak PM flies to bomb ravaged Quetta, meets protestors

Islamic tradition demands that the dead be buried as soon as possible, and leaving the bodies of loved ones above ground for so long is a potent expression of grief and pain. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Lashkar-e-Jhangvi #Quetta #Raja Pervez Ashraf #Shi'ite Muslims #Sunni
Three bombs hit Kabul, Kandahar; 134 injured, 59 dead

Dec 06, 2011

Three bombs hit Kabul, Kandahar; 134 injured, 59 dead

At least 59 people were killed in an explosion at a Kabul shrine where Shia Muslims were marking the Day of Ashura today. #NewsTracker #Suicide Bomber #Kabul #Shia Islam #Shi'ite Muslim shrine