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World - Region
3/8/2021 5:01:48 PM
Speaking to journalists on board his plane, the 84-year-old pontiff described Sistani -- one of Shiite Islam's top clerics -- as "a wise man".

World - Region
3/6/2021 7:44:05 PM
Sistani "affirmed his concern that Christian citizens should live like all Iraqis in peace and security and with their full constitutional rights"

World - Region
3/6/2021 9:29:56 AM
Francis’s meeting in the holy southern city of Najaf, during a whirlwind and risky tour of Iraq, marked the first time a pope has met with such a senior Shia cleric

World - Region
3/1/2021 10:24:23 PM
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said they were confident the target was being used by 'the same Shia militia that conducted the strikes' in Iraq against US-used facilities

World - Region
2/25/2021 4:25:42 PM
Sistan-Baluchistan has a large ethnic Baluch population, that straddles the border and mainly follows the Sunni branch of Islam, not the Shia branch followed by most Iranians

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/23/2021 8:48:30 PM
Europe’s economic cooperation with the Iranian regime is helping Tehran push its terrorist agenda in Europe and the Middle East region, writes Hany Ghoraba

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
2/9/2021 10:01:18 PM
After years of trying to assert themselves in Middle East politics, Shia Arabs seem divided over Iran’s surging influence in the region

World - Region
1/28/2021 4:06:29 PM
Louis Sako, patriarch of Iraq's Chaldean Catholic Church, said it would be a 'private visit' between the two religious figures at Sistani's residence in the shrine city of Najaf, 'without formalities.'

World - Region
1/12/2021 7:58:23 PM
Pompeo's comments come just a week before the Trump administration leaves office and appeared aimed at President-elect Joe Biden's stated desire to resume negotiations with Iran over the 2015 nuclear deal

Egypt - Politics
1/4/2021 12:02:46 PM
The incident took place on Sunday morning in Bolan district and the deaths were reportedly from Pakistan’s minority Shia Hazaras

World - International
1/3/2021 7:38:04 PM
“The throats of all coal miners have been slit, after their hands were tied behind their backs and (they were) blind folded,” a security official told Reuters.

World - Region
12/14/2020 2:57:25 PM
The charges brought by Judge Fadi Sawan last week drew strong criticism from influential parties including the Shia group Hezbollah and Sunni leader Saad al-Hariri

World - Region
12/7/2020 4:25:35 PM
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan had on Saturday sought that the kingdom be "fully consulted" on "what goes on vis a vis the negotiations with Iran."

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
12/4/2020 1:45:00 PM
Facing crucial vote next year, Iraq’s Shia political groups are aggressively jockeying for power, targeting pro-reform protesters

World - Region
11/27/2020 8:02:16 PM
The violence erupted as tens of thousands of Sadr supporters hit the streets of Baghdad and the southern city of Nasiriyah in a show of force as preparations ramp up for June parliamentary elections

World - Region
11/27/2020 2:36:41 PM
The Sadrist movement had called for protests to back the reform of what it says is Iraq's corrupt state, but its populist leader has also been making moves ahead of next year's vote.

World - Region
11/6/2020 12:56:31 PM
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is expected on Friday to impose the sanctions on Lebanese Christian politician Gebran Bassil for assisting the Lebanese Shia group Hezbollah

World - Region
10/22/2020 7:44:13 PM
Arab states without formal ties have been admitted on a case-by-case basis for trade or pilgrimage

World - Region
9/20/2020 3:22:11 PM

World - Region
9/13/2020 2:05:16 PM

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