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World - Region
10/25/2014 2:52:26 PM

World - Region
11/26/2013 9:25:37 AM

World - Region
11/15/2013 2:32:57 PM
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah made a speech on the occasion of Ashura, a Shiite festival, pledging support for the Syrian regime

World - Region
11/14/2013 9:07:17 PM
‘Geneva 2’ Syria peace conference is set for 12 December, Syrian daily Al-Watan said, citing diplomats in Paris

World - Region
11/14/2013 6:44:00 PM
Nasrallah says his fighters are present on Syrian soil to confront all the dangers it faces from the international, regional and foreign Islamist rebels attack on this country and region

World - Region
11/14/2013 5:52:00 PM
Violence across Iraq against Shiite kills at least 43 and injures dozens despite intensified security measures

Egypt - Politics
11/14/2013 4:21:14 PM
To prevent any possible clashes between Shias and Salafists, the Ministry of Religious Endowments closes the shrine at Al-Hussein Mosque to visitors while Sufis keep a watchful eye

World - Region
11/14/2013 10:39:53 AM
The bombings coincide with the Ashura ceremonies, which mark the death of a venerated figure in Shiite Islam, by Shiites in Iraq and around the world

World - Region
11/14/2013 9:08:25 AM

World - Region
12/31/2012 12:42:27 PM
At least 12 people are killed and more than 40 killed in a wave of shootings and attacks in eight towns and cities in Iraq

World - Region
11/29/2012 11:41:38 AM
The death toll of a car bomb explosion reaches 31 people in southern Baghdad, a Sunni-suspected operation that targeted Shiite Muslims days after the Ashura commemorations

World - Region
11/29/2012 10:20:36 AM
A car bomb explosion causes the death of 16 people and injures 20 others in southern Baghdad, a Sunni-suspected operation that targeted Shiite Muslims days after the Ashura commemorations

World - International
11/25/2012 12:52:44 PM
Afghanistan shuts down three major public universities in Kabul following clashes that erupted on Saturday after a ritual marking the Shiite Muslim festival of Ashura was interrupted by Sunni students

Egypt - Politics
11/24/2012 5:19:45 PM
Egyptian Shias were barred Saturday from entering Al-Hussein Mosque to celebrate Ashura as Salafists and Al-Azhar oppose equal religious' practice rights to non-Sunnis

World - Region
11/12/2012 9:59:39 AM
In a fresh wave of violence that hit Lebanon, three people were killed and seven injured in fighting between followers of a Sunni Salafist leader and supporters of the Lebanese Shi'ite movement Hezbollah in the city of Sidon

World - Region
1/14/2012 10:21:34 AM
Shiite Muslims from across Iraq and the world throng the shrine city of Karbala for the conclusion of Arbaeen mourning rituals amid tight security for fear of insurgent attacks

World - Region
1/11/2012 12:08:52 PM
Millions of Shiite pilgrims head to Karbala in Iraq to attend Ashura anniversary commemorating the slaying of Imam Hussein

World - International
12/6/2011 12:10:09 PM
Dual deadly bombs attack mosques: a suicide bomber killed at least 54 people with him when he detonated next to a Shiite shrine and shortly after a bicycle bomb exploded killing four near a main mosque

World - Region
12/5/2011 1:16:44 PM
Iraqi officials say a bomb blast has killed two Shia pilgrims south of Baghdad during an important religious ritual

World - Region
12/18/2010 3:43:13 PM
Clashes erupted between crowds of Shi'ite and Sunni Muslims on Ashoura were safely contained by Saudi security forces

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