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Oct 29, 2019
Iraq protests: 18 killed, hundreds injured as masked security forces open fire on protesters in Shiite holy city of KarbalaIraqi security forces wearing masks and black plainclothes opened fire at protesters in the Shiite holy city of Karbala in Iraq on Tuesday, killing 18 people and wounding hundreds
Sep 21, 2019
Minibus bombing outside holy city of Karbala kills 12 and injures five, say Iraqi security officialsA bomb exploded on a minibus packed with passengers outside the Shiite holy city of Karbala, killing 12 people and wounding five others, Iraqi security officials and the state news agency said
Sep 11, 2019
More than 30 dead, 100 wounded in Iraq's Karbala as stampede breaks out at Shiite shrineIt is Iraq's deadliest stampede in recent history during Ashura, whose commemorative marches had previously been targeted by Sunni extremist groups
Nov 10, 2017
Shiite pilgrims in Iraq's Karbala hail 'revenge' against ISAlmost 20 million Shiites converge on Karbala each year for Arbaeen, many on foot and others on chartered buses, from across Iraq and abroad, especially neighbouring Iran.
Oct 16, 2017
Iranian police seizes 100,000 fake Iraq visas, arrest six ahead of November's Shiite pilgrimage of ArbaeenIranian police have seized 100,000 fake visas for Iraq and made six arrests ahead of the huge annual Shiite pilgrimage of Arbaeen in November, newspapers reported.
Oct 01, 2017
Security stepped up in Kolkata for Muharram processions today; Durga Puja immersion postponed in several parts of cityElaborate security arrangements were made in Kolakata on Sunday for mourning processions by Shia Muslims on 10th of Muharram, the first month of Islamic calendar, police said.
Sep 14, 2017
Twin attacks in South Iraq kills 52; 91 injured in Islmaic State-claimed attackThe toll makes it the deadliest Islamic State attack in Iraq since pro-government forces drove the jihadists out of second city Mosul in July.
Aug 13, 2017
Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Iraqi troops near KarbalaA statement from the Islamic State group claims responsibility for an attack on Iraqi troops outside Karbala that left one dead.
Jul 30, 2017
Iraq's intelligence officials: Foiled Islamic State plan to attack Shia shrines in Karbala, NajafIraqi intelligence officials say they have foiled an attempt by the Islamic State group to attack revered Shia shrines and the sect's spiritual leader.
Jun 09, 2017
Islamic state claim 29 lives in central Iraq as major counter-terrorism operation happened in MosulAt least 29 people were killed and dozens wounded in two suicide attacks by Islamic State in Karbala and Babylon regions of Iraq