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Gunmen kill four at Shi’ite Muslim gathering in Karachi

Gunmen kill four at Shi’ite Muslim gathering in Karachi

Oct 29, – The shooting took place in the North Nazimabad neighborhood of the sprawling metropolis of more than 18 million people, where sectarian, ethnic and political violence is common. Gunmen on motorcycles killed at least four people at a religious gathering of Shi’ite Muslims in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, on Saturday, police said, in […]

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Nigerian inquiry says army killed 348 Shi’ites

Nigerian inquiry says army killed 348 Shi’ites

Aug  01, – How the authorities respond to the inquiry’s findings may indicate the extent to which reform is being implemented under a drive by President Muhammadu Buhari, a former military ruler, to root out human rights violations by soldiers. Nigeria’s army killed 349 people from the minority Shi’ite Muslim sect last December in a […]

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Bomb in eastern Baghdad kills at least 11

Bomb in eastern Baghdad kills at least 11

Apr 25, – Islamic State said it was responsible for the explosion which went off near a cinema in Baghdad al-Jadida. Amaq news agency, which supports the group, said the bomber wore a suicide vest and targeted Iraqi security forces. A suicide attacker detonated a bomb in a predominantly Shi’ite Muslim district of eastern Baghdad […]

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57 dead after car bombing hit mainly shia areas in Iraq

57 dead after car bombing hit mainly shia areas in Iraq

May 27, BAGHDAD (AP) — The blasts are the latest indication that Iraq’s security is rapidly deteriorating as sectarian tensions exacerbated by months of Sunni-led anti-government protests and the war in neighboring Syria are on the rise. A wave of car bombings tore through mostly Shiite Muslim neighborhoods of the Baghdad area on Monday afternoon, […]

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Rockets hit south Beirut after Hezbollah promises Assad victory

Rockets hit south Beirut after Hezbollah promises Assad victory

May 26, AP – It was the first attack to apparently target Hezbollah’s stronghold in the south of the Lebanese capital since the outbreak of the two-year conflict in neighboring Syria, which has sharply heightened Lebanon’s own sectarian tensions. Two rockets hit a Shi’ite Muslim district of southern Beirut on Sunday and wounded several people, […]

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