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World - Region
4/7/2012 2:01:25 PM
The conflict in Syria, pitting majority Sunnis against rulers from an offshoot of Shiite Islam, is increasing sectarian tension that is closely linked to political discord in the region

World - Region
4/7/2012 9:09:59 AM
Bahraini activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, who has been on hunger strike for 58 days, was moved to a military hospital after his condition has worsened

Opinion -
4/5/2012 6:57:41 PM
In firmly siding with the Syrian regime in its brutal onslaught to remain in power, Iran has reversed the tide of sympathy with Shiism that resulted from Hizbullah's 2006 war with Israel

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
4/4/2012 3:37:00 PM
Bahrain's culture minister is facing demands for her dismissal after calling conservative lawmakers "not real men" for opposing an annual arts festival under way in Manana

World - Region
3/31/2012 2:21:16 PM
Bahrain's Shiite opposition group Al-Wefaq accuses the "regime militants" of killing a 22-year-old protester near Manama

World - Region
3/31/2012 10:28:01 AM
Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah says the option of foreign military intervention in Syria or arming the opposition is no longer an issue, dialogue between the regime and the rebels is sole solution

World - Region
3/31/2012 10:26:44 AM
US secretary of state discusses options for cooperation with her Arab ally in the Saudi capital Riyadh

World - Region
3/25/2012 1:02:30 PM
Iraq's Vice President Tareq Al-Hashemi urges investigation into death and alleged torture of his bodyguard whilst in custody earlier this month, authorities say he died of kidney failure

World - Region
3/25/2012 10:03:38 AM
As the year-old conflict in Syria shows no signs of abating, streets of Damascus that were crowded until late at night stand mostly empty after sunset as Syrians stay home, fearing robberies and kidnapping

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
3/21/2012 2:11:56 PM
An exhibit of was statues depicting some of Shiite Muslims' most beloved clerics causes controversy among Iraqi Sunnis and Shiites

World - Region
3/20/2012 12:12:22 PM
Human Rights Watch says Syria's armed opposition commits abuses including torture and execution against the Assad regime troops

World - International
3/13/2012 6:33:00 PM
Belgian Muslim group head says Sunni-Shiite strife not a cause after Shiite imam Abdullah Dadou dies due to a Mosque arson allegedly committed by a Salafist in Brussels

World - Region
3/10/2012 1:19:12 PM
A Bahraini youth died on Saturday of a police gunshot wound sustained at the start of the month, the Gulf state's main Shiite opposition group Wefaq said

World - Region
3/5/2012 9:19:48 AM
Men dressed in military uniforms kill 27 members of the Iraqi security forces and wound many others in the city of Haditha

World - Region
3/3/2012 12:24:39 PM
The Bahraini government says it regrets the cancellation of a visit by the Amnesty international to the tiny Gulf kingdom

World - Region
3/2/2012 3:37:06 PM
Iraqis demonstrate in the mostly Sunni town of Heet against the bloody crackdown in Syria and shout slogans describing the President Bashar Al-Assad as a 'coward' and 'the enemy of God'

World - Region
2/29/2012 5:23:56 PM
Members of Iraq's Sunni armed resistance groups vow to continue fight until all vestiges of US occupation are driven from country

World - Region
2/24/2012 3:45:24 PM
At least 60 people were killed and dozens wounded during early morning attacks on mostly Shiite targets across Iraq raises fears of sectarian conflict, for Al-Qaeda-linked Sunni Muslim insurgents are apparently involved

World - Region
2/20/2012 5:01:49 PM
Iraq's embattled Sunni vice president on Monday slammed government charges that he ran death squads as politically motivated and called on 'all honest Iraqi people' to rise up in his defense

World - Region
2/20/2012 12:38:21 PM
Activist Hussein Youssef talks to Ahram Online about nation's ongoing struggle; states that Egypt's Brotherhood is supportive of pro-democracy movement unlike Bahraini counterpart; rejects notion that Iran is behind uprising

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