World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 5, 2013
Afghanistan's intelligence agency said on Thursday that its spies shot dead two Pakistanis who opened fire on Afghan worshippers before dawn at a Shiite Muslim mosque in Kabul.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday August 28, 2013
A coordinated wave of bombings tore through Shiite Muslim areas in and around the Iraqi capital early Wednesday, killing at least 58 and wounding many more, officials said. The blasts, which came in quick succession, targeted residents out shopping a...
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 14, 2013
Twin hand grenade attacks killed at least two people and wounded 28 others belonging to a Shiite Muslim community in Pakistan's port city of Karachi on Tuesday, officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 21, 2013
A bomb attack killed 14 people and wounded more than 25 others at a Shiite Muslim mosque and religious seminary on the outskirts of Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar today, officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 18, 2013
Twin suicide bombings killed 31 people after midday prayers at a Shiite Muslim religious centre in Baghdad on Tuesday, the latest in violence sparking fears of a revival of full-blown sectarian bloodshed.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday May 7, 2013
In majority Muslim Pakistan, religious minorities say democracy is killing them. Intolerance has been on the rise for the past five years under Pakistan's democratically elected government because of the growing violence of Islamic radicals, who are...
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 24, 2013
A bomb attached to a bicycle exploded, injuring at least 13 people near a Shiite Muslim mosque in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta on Wednesday, police said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 4, 2013
Pakistan's largest city Karachi shut down on Monday to mourn 45 people killed by a car bomb in a Shiite Muslim neighbourhood, the latest in a series of devastating attacks as Pakistan prepares for elections.
World | Agence France Presse | Friday February 1, 2013
A suicide bomber targeted a Shiite Muslim mosque in northwest Pakistan on Friday, killing 21 people and wounding up to 50 as worshippers poured out of weekly prayers, officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 30, 2012
A car bomb attack on buses carrying Shiite Muslim pilgrims to Iran killed 19 people and injured 25 in Pakistan's insurgency-hit southwest on Sunday, officials said.
World | Associated Press | Thursday November 29, 2012
Back-to-back explosions tore through tents housing Shiite pilgrims in southern Iraq on Thursday, the deadliest in a wave of bombings that killed at least 43 people nationwide, officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 24, 2012
In a brave gesture of defiance against suicide bombers, Afghanistan's "girl-in-green" on Saturday revisited the scene of a Shiite Muslim holy-day massacre that made her image world famous.
World | Associated Press | Thursday November 22, 2012
A state rescue official says a suicide bomber has attacked a Shiite Muslim procession near Pakistan's capital, killing 23 people.
World | Associated Press | Sunday January 15, 2012
A bomb tore through a procession of Shiite pilgrims heading toward a largely Sunni town in southern Iraq on Saturday, killing at least 53 people in the latest sign of a power struggle between rival Muslim sects that has escalated since the American m...
World | Associated Press | Tuesday December 29, 2009
After a Shiite Muslim procession in Pakistan was bombed, the authorities appealed for calm as death toll increased to 40 on Tuesday.