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Al-Ahram Weekly - World
12/7/2021 9:22:01 PM
The October elections in Iraq have split the country’s Shia political establishment with possibly detrimental results, writes Salah Nasrawi

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/30/2021 10:52:52 PM
Ongoing fuel shortages will mean a cold winter for many in Lebanon, with imports of diesel by the Shia group Hizbullah unlikely to remedy the situation, writes Rita Boulos Chahwan

World - Region
11/24/2021 10:16:01 AM
Australia on Wednesday listed all of Hezbollah as a "terrorist organization`", extending a ban on armed factions to the entire movement, which wields considerable power over Lebanon.

World - Region
11/6/2021 9:51:41 AM
One protester was killed and scores of people, mostly members of Iraqi security forces, were injured late Friday when scuffles between supporters of pro-Iran Shia militias who had camped outside Baghdad's Green Zone and anti-riot police turned deadly, officials aid.

World - Region
11/3/2021 2:54:38 PM
For the first time in Iraq, a new breed of representatives is entering parliament, born from a civil society movement fed up with the corruption that has long tarnished politics.

World - Region
11/1/2021 6:09:35 PM
Lebanon's foreign minister on Monday called for talks with Saudi Arabia to ease a spiraling diplomatic row sparked by remarks made by the Lebanese information minister on the Yemen war.

World - Region
10/21/2021 9:44:42 PM
The head of the Lebanese Forces Christian group, Samir Geagea, has been summoned for questioning over deadly violence that erupted at a Shia rally last week, a judicial official said Thursday.

World - Region
10/19/2021 8:33:41 PM
A boast by the leader of Hezbollah that he commands 100,000 fighters came as a surprise to many Lebanese, not least because it was addressed to a domestic audience rather than the militia's archenemy Israel.

World - International
10/16/2021 3:01:19 PM
Afghanistan's Shia minority buried their dead for the second Saturday in a row after another suicide bomb attack on a mosque claimed by the Islamic State group.

World - International
10/15/2021 12:09:04 PM
Explosions hit a Shia mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Friday, leaving at least seven dead and 15 wounded.

World - Region
10/14/2021 4:24:00 PM
Gunfire killed six people and wounded 30 at a Beirut rally organised by the Shia Hezbollah and Amal movements Thursday to demand the dismissal of the lead investigator into last year's port blast.

World - International
10/14/2021 3:53:49 PM
A bomb ripped through a vehicle carrying a Taliban police chief in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing him and wounding 11 others, officials said.

Multimedia - In Pictures
10/14/2021 2:41:19 PM
Women and children took shelter as gunfire kills and injures dozens at a Beirut rally organised by the Shia Hezbollah and Amal movements Thursday to demand the dismissal of the lead investigator into last year's port blast.

World - Region
10/14/2021 12:00:00 PM
The Lebanese Army warned on Thursday that it would open fire at anyone firing live rounds, calling on civilians to evacuate an area in a predominantly Shia suburb of Beirut as a rally to demand the dismissal of the Beirut port blast lead investigator left a number of dead and injured.

World - Region
10/12/2021 9:50:53 AM
An alliance of Iraqi candidates representing Shia militias supported by neighboring Iran has emerged as the biggest loser in the country's national elections, according to partial results released Monday.

World - International
10/9/2021 9:43:28 AM
A suicide bomb attack on worshippers at a Shia Mosque in the Afghan city of Kunduz has killed at least 55 people in the bloodiest assault since US forces left the country in August.

World - Region
10/8/2021 5:30:19 PM
Discussions between Iran and Saudi Arabia are on the right track but it will take more time to restore bilateral ties, Iran's foreign minister said in Beirut Friday.

World - Region
9/29/2021 10:10:05 PM
Iraq's top Shia Muslim cleric on Wednesday urged Iraqis to vote in order to "carry out real change" in next month's parliamentary elections.

World - Region
9/27/2021 12:18:37 PM
In Iran s holy city of Qom, where Shia scholars study and pilgrims travel to a shrine of Imam Al-Rida, the Islamic Republic s coronavirus outbreak began and still rages to this day.

World - Region
9/14/2021 12:29:02 PM
With the Taliban back in control since last month, the majority Shia Muslim group is worried the Sunni hardliners may again turn on them

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