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  • Suicide bombing kills four in Hezbollah area of south Beirut

    Suicide bombing kills four in Hezbollah area of south Beirut

    A suicide bomber killed four people on Tuesday in a residential district of southern Beirut known for its support of the powerful Shi'ite Muslim military and political movement Hezbollah.

  • Twin blasts kill seven in Pakistan's Karachi

    Twin blasts kill seven in Pakistan's Karachi

    At least seven people were killed and 28 injured in twin bomb blasts targeting Shiite Muslims in Pakistan's port city of Karachi on Tuesday, officials said.

  • Pakistanis shot dead in mosque attack, says Kabul

    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.

  • Attacks kill at least 58 people in Iraq: officials

    Attacks kill at least 58 people in Iraq: officials

    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...

  • Hand grenade attacks kill two, wound 28 in Pakistan

    Hand grenade attacks kill two, wound 28 in Pakistan

    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.

  • Suicide attack kills 14 at Pakistan Shiite mosque, say officials

    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.

  • Toll in Baghdad suicide bombs up to 31 dead: officials

    Toll in Baghdad suicide bombs up to 31 dead: officials

    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.

  • Why minorities in Pakistan have no faith in democracy

    Why minorities in Pakistan have no faith in democracy

    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...

  • 13 injured in blast near Pakistan Shiite mosque: police

    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.

  • Karachi shuts down to bury 45 bomb dead

    Karachi shuts down to bury 45 bomb dead

    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.

  • Suicide bomber kills 21 at Pakistan mosques

    Suicide bomber kills 21 at Pakistan mosques

    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.

  • Bomb hits convoy of buses in Pakistan, 19 people killed: officials

    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.

  • Wave of attacks in Iraq kills at least 43 people

    Wave of attacks in Iraq kills at least 43 people

    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.

  • A year on, Afghan 'girl-in-green' revisits Ashura massacre site

    A year on, Afghan 'girl-in-green' revisits Ashura massacre site

    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.

  • Suicide bomber kills 23 people in Pakistan

    Suicide bomber kills 23 people in Pakistan

    A state rescue official says a suicide bomber has attacked a Shiite Muslim procession near Pakistan's capital, killing 23 people.

  • Bomb kills at least 53 pilgrims in south Iraq

    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...

  • Karachi blast death toll reaches 40

    Karachi blast death toll reaches 40

    After a Shiite Muslim procession in Pakistan was bombed, the authorities appealed for calm as death toll increased to 40 on Tuesday.

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