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Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/30/2021 1:02:00 PM
Tensions are increasing between Israel and the Lebanese Shia group Hizbullah, but for the moment not to the point of war

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/29/2021 2:46:00 PM
The changes in Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr’s attitude have always been tactical, but could his grim and lonely game this time be a strategic mistake before Iraq holds critical elections in October

World - Region
7/27/2021 2:31:50 PM
On Tuesday, Mikati met with top political parties, including the powerful Shia Hezbollah movement and the Free Patriotic Movement founded by President Michel Aoun

World - Region
7/20/2021 2:45:00 PM
Islamic State militant group claimed on the Telegram messenger service that an IS suicide bomber had detonated an explosives belt in the bustling Woheilat market of Baghdad's Shia district of Sadr City

World - Region
7/15/2021 12:20:35 PM
Sadr, whose political manoeuvres have at times puzzled observers, declared he would stay clear of the vote for parliament, where his Saeroon bloc is now the largest with 54 out of 329 seats

World - Region
6/26/2021 6:06:05 PM
Russian-made tanks, boats, rocket launchers and ammunition were on display in the parade in Diyala province held to mark the seventh anniversary of the formation of the Popular Mobilization Forces

World - Region
6/20/2021 10:25:52 AM
Prospects for better relations between Muslim Shia Iran and Sunni Gulf Arab monarchies could ultimately hinge on progress to revive Tehran's 2015 nuclear accord with world powers

World - Region
6/8/2021 9:21:16 PM
Hezbollah, long designated a terrorist organisation by the US, is a major political player in Lebanon and is closely aligned with regional Shia powerhouse Iran

World - International
6/2/2021 1:13:41 PM
Both attacks took place on Tuesday evening in western parts of the capital that are home to many from the country's Shia community, a religious minority in Afghanistan targeted in the past by groups such as Islamic State

Al-Ahram Weekly - Art
6/1/2021 10:32:56 PM

World - Region
5/19/2021 11:20:59 AM
The Gulf's relations with Lebanon have become frostier over the rising political influence of the Shia group Hezbollah but Beirut is seeking fresh financial support from its former allies

World - Region
5/15/2021 12:32:54 PM
Raisi, 60, a mid-ranking cleric in Iran’s Shia Muslim establishment, has yet to officially register to run in the June 18 election

World - Region
5/9/2021 9:01:44 PM
Ihab al-Wazni, a coordinator of protests in the Shia shrine city of Karbala, was a vocal opponent of corruption, the stranglehold of Tehran-linked armed groups and Iran's influence in Iraq

World - Region
4/29/2021 9:34:17 PM
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in an interview aired late on Tuesday that Sunni Muslim Saudi Arabia wanted a good relationship with Shia Iran

World - Region
4/28/2021 7:01:55 PM
While reiterating that Riyadh has a problem with Iran's 'negative behaviour', Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said that Sunni Muslim Saudi Arabia wanted a good relationship with Shia Iran

World - Region
4/15/2021 7:03:53 PM
Black smoke rose from the market place after the blast and ambulances rushed to save the wounded, Reuters witnesses said. Police cordoned off the site of the blast shortly afterwards

World - Region
4/15/2021 1:39:30 PM
The attacks have mostly been claimed by shadowy Shia armed groups aligned with Iran who are demanding the Biden administration set a pullout date for Iraq

World - Region
4/6/2021 9:05:27 PM
The 57-year-old Ayyash remains on the run, with Hassan Nasrallah, the head of the Shia Hezbollah movement, refusing to hand him over or to recognise the court's authority

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
3/16/2021 9:39:11 PM
Shia Islamists are attempting to shape the contours of Iraq’s political system, but fears are rising that they might be pushing to turn the country into an Islamic State

World - Region
3/8/2021 8:11:25 PM
“In the atmosphere of love and tolerance promoted by the visit of His Holiness the Pope to the land of Iraq, we present today the call for a national dialogue,” Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi said in a televised speech.

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