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Iraq: Suicide bomber kills 11 at Shi'ite funeral

a suicide bomber killed 11 and wounded 20 people at a Shi'ite Muslim funeral. ... and wounded 20 people at a Shi'ite Muslim funeral in a city northeast of Baghdad on Tuesday, police said. The bombing took place 40 miles from of the capital, in Baquba, at a funeral for a group of Shi'ite ...

10/12/2013 - 20:31 - comment 0

Hezbollah ready to "confront" ISIS in Iraq

Lebanese Shi’ite militia Hezbollah is ready to intervene in Iraq to confront Sunni militants, including ... head of Hezbollah’s parliamentary bloc, said the Shi’ite militia is ready to “confront” ISIS and its ... all your delusions,” Raad said at a Hezbollah ceremony in Deir Al-Zahrani, according to the National ...

25/06/2014 - 09:22 - comment 0

Iranians freed as Yemen's Houthi rebels overrun intelligence HQ

in Yemen’s national security headquarters have been released by Houthi rebels who are in control of most ... national security headquarters were released on Wednesday by Houthi rebels who are in control of most of the capital Sana’a, sources told  Asharq Al-Awsat . Shi’ite rebels overran the main base of Yemen’s ...

25/09/2014 - 17:43 - comment 0

Are Iran, Hezbollah helping Yemen's Houthi rebels?

of national security Ali Al-Ahmadi, the source added. Eye-witnesses told Asharq Al-Awsat that the Shi’ite ... Forces with links to Iran and Hezbollah, a Shi’ite Lebanese militia, are supporting Houthi rebels ... and Hezbollah are helping the Shi’ite rebels implement their political and military agenda in the country, ...

28/09/2014 - 06:55 - comment 0

Houthis accept Bahah as new Yemeni prime minister

for the Shi’ite festival of Eid Al-Ghadeer. Yemen’s official news agency, SABA, announced that President Abd ... to be “exempted” from the task of forming a new cabinet in order to safeguard “national unity” and avoid “any ... The festival of Eid Al-Ghadeer celebrates the day in the Islamic calendar on which Shi’ites believe the Prophet ...

13/10/2014 - 17:00 - comment 0

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden wants to divide Iraq but it's not a good idea

Shi’ite and Kurdish in the country. Once again, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden returned to talk about the possibility of dividing Iraq into three federal states - Sunni, Shi’ite ... media outlets as Shi’ite hegemony. At the same time, many Sunni politicians have become rich over ...

31/08/2014 - 12:10 - comment 1

The deadlock deepens further: Kurdistan seizes two oil fields, state-owned oil company

States, the United Nations and Iraq's own Shi'ite clerics have urged lawmakers to form a new government swiftly to deal with the Sunni insurgency.The first session of the national parliament elected ... al-Maliki's government.The moves escalated a feud between the Shi'ite-led central government ...

13/07/2014 - 16:52 - comment 0

Yemen’s army and Houthi fighters agree on ceasefire

Yemeni forces and Shi’ite Houthi rebels agreed a ceasefire deal in the northern province of Amran ... Shi’ite Houthi rebels—backed by allied police and military forces—for the past two months. Yemeni ... of the Houthis, to help alleviate the tension. Yemeni National Dialogue Conference member Issam Al-Qaisi ...

05/06/2014 - 15:45 - comment 0

The ticking time bomb: an inside look into Iraq's energy war that is threatening to break the country apart

and the Shi’ite-dominated government in Baghdad.   Kurdish–Arab tensions in Iraq have ... (KRG) and the Shi’ite-dominated government in Baghdad. The two governments are yet to settle ... Baghdad has withdrawn the Kurds’ 17 percent of the Iraqi national budget, which Kurdish President Massoud ...

19/03/2014 - 20:31 - comment 0

Hezbollah clash with FSA in Damascus

in the Damascus suburb of Madhamiya on Monday have killed two members from the Lebanese Shi’ite militia group, ... © 2013 MBC Group. All Rights Reserved. (lebanese and syrian nationals ... the Lebanese Shi’ite militia group, one of them being a field commander, activists said.The Syrian government ...

04/06/2013 - 08:38 - comment 0