World | Reuters | Saturday August 23, 2014
Two suicide bombers in Iraq killed at least 17 people in apparent revenge attacks after an assault on a Sunni mosque deepened sectarian conflict.
World | Agence-France Presse | Saturday August 23, 2014
Iraqi officials worked on Saturday to calm soaring tensions after the killing of 70 people at a Sunni mosque, as Washington branded the beheading of an American journalist a "terrorist attack."
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 23, 2014
Washington has declared the beheading of an American journalist a "terrorist attack", upping the stakes in its confrontation with the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group, as Shiite militiamen gunned down 70 people at an Iraqi Sunni mosque.
World | Reuters | Saturday August 23, 2014
Iraqi Shi'ite militiamen machine gunned minority Sunni Muslims in a village mosque on Friday, killing dozens just as Baghdad was trying to build a cross-community government to fight Sunni militants whose rise has alarmed Western powers.
World | Associated Press | Friday August 22, 2014
Militants targeted a Sunni mosque in a province next to the Iraqi capital during weekly prayers on Friday, killing at least 46 people and wounding over 50 as members of the Islamic State group continue to push through the area, officials said.
World | Reuters | Friday August 22, 2014
At least 30 people were killed when a Shi'ite Muslim militia opened fired inside an Iraqi Sunni mosque in the country's eastern Diyala province on Friday, an Iraqi security source said.
World | Agence France Presse | Tuesday July 15, 2014
Early this year Sunni Arab worshippers in the Iraqi city of Fallujah were surprised to see an armed man in sunglasses instead of the regular sheikh ascend the mosque pulpit.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 22, 2013
The UN warned on Sunday against retaliatory attacks in Iraq after two blasts killed 73 people in a Shiite area of Baghdad, a day after a Sunni mosque bombing.
World | Press Trust of India | Friday August 9, 2013
At least nine people were killed and 20 others injured as unidentified gunmen today targeted a former Pakistani provincial minister outside a Sunni mosque in Quetta, a day after a suicide bomber killed at least 38 people in the restive city.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 9, 2013
Gunmen killed nine people and wounded 10 others when they opened fire outside a Sunni Muslim mosque on the outskirts of Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta on Friday, police said.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday July 31, 2013
Iraqi officials say a Shiite and a Sunni mosque in Baghdad have been targeted in bombings that killed at least nine people.
World | Reuters | Friday July 19, 2013
A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a Sunni mosque in central Iraq, killing at least 20 people in the middle of a sermon on Friday, police and medics said.
World | Reuters | Sunday July 14, 2013
Two bomb attacks near Sunni mosques in the Iraqi capital killed at least 23 people who had gathered to pray after breaking their daily fast for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on Saturday, police and medics said.
World | Associated Press | Monday June 24, 2013
Lebanese army units battled followers of a hard-line Sunni cleric holed up in a mosque complex in a southern port city on Monday, the second day of fighting that has left at least 16 soldiers dead, the military said.
World | Reuters | Saturday May 18, 2013
Two bombs exploded outside a Sunni Muslim mosque in the Iraqi city of Baquba as worshippers left Friday prayers, killing at least 43 people in one of the deadliest attacks in a month-long surge in sectarian violence.
World | Agence-France Presse | Friday April 12, 2013
A bomb exploded near a Sunni mosque north of Baghdad on Friday, killing seven people, a police colonel and a doctor said, the latest in an uptick in violence in the run-up to elections next week.
World | Agence France Presse | Friday February 17, 2012
A suicide attack ripped through a Pakistani market on Friday, killing at least seven people and wounding 45 others near a mosque in the country's tribal Bad Lands, officials said.
World | Associated Press | Friday June 3, 2011
A suicide bomber struck a Sunni mosque packed with local officials during Friday prayers, killing 16 people, including a police commander and a judge in Saddam Hussein's hometown, officials said.The bombing inside a government compound was the third major attack in Tikrit this year, underlining the ...