Latest in Tag: Shiite Highlight
Latest in Tag: Shiite
The Giza Criminal Court sentenced four people to 14 years in prison on Wednesday for being accused of killing Shiite members. This came during the retrial of a case over the killing of a prominent Shiite leader and three other members of the shrinking Egyptian Shiite Muslim community in June 2013. The prosecution accused the …
Alleged Shiite call to prayer in Al-Hussein Mosque is ‘Iranian infiltration,’ says MP Mostafa Bakry
The Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for the attack
Hassan Shehata and 3 other were brutally murdered and dragged around streets in Giza in 2013
An appeals court in Bahrain has upheld the order to dissolve the Gulf state’s leading Shiite opposition group, al-Wefaq. The move comes despite criticism from the UN and human rights groups.
An ‘Islamic State’ (IS) attack on a Shiite shrine north of the Iraqi capital has killed at least 30 people and injured dozens more. The strike comes just five days after a massive explosion in Baghdad claimed 292 lives.
Case of Muslim Shi’a sheds light on discrimination, incitement, and violence
At least seven Sunni mosques were destroyed in Mugdadeya, north Baghadad
Protests have broken out in several countries condemning the execution
Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court has confirmed the death sentence for the popular Shiite leader Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr on “sedition” charges. The sheikh’s life now depends on the possibility of a royal pardon by King Salman. Nimr’s family and lawyers said Sunday that the court rejected the appeal filed by Nimr, who is known as a …
UN brokered peace talks stall
Could policies towards the Brotherhood affect the strategic alliance?
By Hoda Badri Professor of Islamic Law at the University of Al-Azhar, Ahmed Karima, told Daily News Egypt that his visit to Iran was for academic purposes and not related to politics, adding that those who criticised him were Salafis and members of the Brotherhood. What were the reasons behind your visit to Iran? …
The attack came a day after violence, including heavy fighting between militants and security forces and twin suicide bombings targeting a minority group, killed at least 36 people in the northern province of Nineveh.
“As long as the reasons (to fight in Syria) remain, our presence there will remain,” Nasrallah said
Sistan-Baluchestan is home to a large community of minority Sunni Muslims, unlike the rest of Shiite-dominated Iran, and the province has long played host to drug traffickers and Sunni militants.
One of the worst-hit neighbourhoods was Shaab in north Baghdad, where two car bombs exploded in a commercial area, killing five people and wounding at least 17.
Activists said dozens more were wounded in the clashes, but no official toll was immediately available.
Violence has killed more than 570 people in Iraq so far in May and over 1,000 in less than two months
The National Coalition is expected to choose a new president, incorporate new members and decide the fate of an interim rebel government
Fighting between Sunni and Alawite residents of the city was continuing for a fourth day on Wednesday
The organisation is a long-time ally of the Syrian regime and has sent fighters to battle alongside Assad’s troops
Shi’as, inspired by the Arab Spring in 2011, have been pushing to be given a greater say in the small country’s affairs
The late-April violence was the deadliest so far linked to protests that broke out in Sunni areas of Shi’a-majority Iraq more than four months ago.
Lebanon’s Shi’a Hezbollah movement came under increasing pressure over accusations it is backing regime troops in Syria
Bahrain was rocked by month-long pro-democracy protests led by the kingdom’s Shi’as in early 2011 that were crushed with the help of Gulf troops led by Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia
Dozens gathered by the acting Iranian ambassador’s house demanding the cutting of all ties with Iran and expulsion of Iranian tourists
The blasts, which also wounded more than 100 people, struck within an hour of each other
Lebanon has been on edge since Friday, when police intelligence chief General Wissam Al-Hassan died in a Beirut car bombing.
Bahrain’s Revolution and President Morsy