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Two policemen, two suspects killed following anti-Shia attack in Saudi

during a security operation after the shootings of five Shia Ashura mourners in the country's east. ... the shootings of five Shia mourners in the east of the country, according to AFP. A further two police officers were wounded in the gun battle between security forces and suspects in Riyadh.  Shia ...

04/11/2014 - 19:55 - comment 0

Saudi gunmen kill five Shia Muslims as Ashura violence continues

Unidentified gunmen have attacked a gathering of Shia ... Unidentified gunmen have attacked a gathering of Shia Muslims and killed five mourners commemorating ... of attacks against Shia Muslims in the neighboring Iraq. On Sunday, multiple bomb explosions killed ...

04/11/2014 - 09:12 - comment 0

Bomb in Baghdad kills eight Shia fighters

At least eight Shia volunteer fighters have been killed in a bomb attack near Baghdad. At least eight Shia volunteer forces ... himself up at a gathering of Shia volunteer forces in the Iraqi town. The overall security situation ...

26/10/2014 - 13:11 - comment 0

Shias begin Ashura ceremonies

Millions of Shia Muslims around the world annually ... Millions of Shia Muslims around the world annually commemorate the great tragedy of Karbala with various ... against tyranny, the cause for which Imam Hussein (PBUH) was martyred. Shia rituals and observances ...

Editor's Choice - 03/11/2014 - 14:15 - comment 0

Saudi King pardons Shia leader

Saudi Arabia's King has pardoned Shia leader Ayatollah Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr. Iraq's al-Youm al-Samen news website said in a report that the Saudi King has intervened and called off the court ruling after Rafsanjani's letter. ...

02/11/2014 - 19:38 - comment 0

Further clashes between Shia rebels and government forces in Yemen

Heavy clashes between Shia Houthi rebels and Sunni ... have reportedly erupted between Shia Houthis and Sunni tribesmen in northern Yemen. On Monday, the clashes took place between the Shia fighters and Sunni forces on the outskirts of Amran city. ...

08/07/2014 - 08:02 - comment 0

Two Shia protesters killed in Yemen

opened fire at Shia protesters attempting to storm a cabinet building in the country’s capital Sanaa ... Regional News, Yemen) Yemeni forces opened fire at Shia protesters attempting to storm a cabinet ...

09/09/2014 - 10:24 - comment 0

Saudi Arabia sentences Shia cleric to death

The prominent Shia cleric Nimr Baqir al-Nimr has been sentenced to death for allegedly encouraging protests in Saudi Arabia, his family said. Prominent Shiite cleric Nimr Baqir al-Nimr has been sentenced to death, his family announced Wednesday. ...

16/10/2014 - 23:48 - comment 0

Yemen’s Shia activists continue protests

Yemen’s Shia activists have held nationwide anti-government protests a day after a similar event ended ... News) Yemen’s Shia activists have held nationwide anti-government protests a day after a similar ...

10/09/2014 - 13:05 - comment 0

Hezbollah to recruit non-Shias in fight against ISIL

Christians, Druze and Sunni Muslims are being recruited by Hezbollah in east Lebanon to fight ISIS according to a local newspaper. Hezbollah is recruiting young Christian , Druze an ...

12/11/2014 - 10:25 - comment 0