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World - Region
4/1/2013 12:41:14 PM
Here are some political risks confronting the Gulf monarchy of Bahrain which has been rocked by pro-democracy protests since 2011

Egypt - Features
3/18/2013 11:00:04 PM
Members of Egypt's Shia-Muslim community – whose numbers remain the source of debate – say they continue to face discrimination and persecution at the hands of their Sunni-Muslim brethren

World - Region
3/17/2013 2:42:01 PM
An Arab Spring-like situation is more likely in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia if concerns over detainees, poor services and corruption are not addressed, a Saudi cleric warns

World - Region
3/13/2013 11:20:11 AM
Two-year Syrian crisis carries sectarian dimension amid presence of Sunni Muslims, Christians, and ruling Alawites in war-torn state

Egypt - Politics
2/18/2013 3:19:51 PM
For first time ever, Grand Mufti of Sunni Muslim world's religious authority Al-Azhar is elected, with President Mohamed Morsi giving his stamp of approval Monday

World - Region
2/16/2013 12:32:41 PM
Bahrain's interior ministry says it 'arrested four terrorists possessing weapons with which they had fired on security forces in Karzakan', a Shiite village southwest of Manama

World - Region
2/9/2013 1:23:02 PM
UNHCR advises setting up at least two transit centres in Lebanon for the Syrian refugees but also fears that large camps of Sunni Muslim Syrians could inflame sectarian tensions

Opinion -
2/5/2013 11:38:28 AM
Until Iran abandons, or at least significantly mitigates its parochial sectarian approach to the predominantly Sunni Muslim region, prospects for a dramatic breakthrough in Egyptian-Iranian relations will remain modest at best

World - Region
2/2/2013 1:26:34 PM
Hackers attack Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's website for the 2nd time, comparing the Shi'ite premier's tyranny to neighbouring Syria's President Bashar al-Assad

World - International
1/31/2013 8:38:52 PM
Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik warns of a possible disaster in Karachi as 'three groups have planned large-scale militancy'

World - Region
1/28/2013 9:48:56 AM
The UAE attorney general says the suspected Islamists communicated with the international Muslim Brotherhood organisation for help and financial support to serve their undeclared goal of seizing power

World - Region
1/21/2013 3:02:20 PM
Al Qaeda's front group in Iraq claims responsibility for the suicide bomber who assassinated a Sunni MP, as well as other attacks of the past week

World - Region
1/14/2013 7:09:02 PM
Iraq releases 300 prisoners held under anti-terrorism laws, in response to weeks of anti-government Sunni Muslim protests

World - Region
1/8/2013 1:59:25 PM
To show support for protests that accuse Shiite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki of marginalization and that threaten his fragile government, Iraqi Sunni Muslim and Kurdish ministers boycotted a cabinet session

World - Region
1/5/2013 1:14:50 PM
Former Saddam deputy encourages anti-government Sunni Muslims to continue their protests until Shi'ite Prime Minister is toppled

World - International
12/30/2012 9:50:06 AM
At least three Shiites are killed and 25 injured in what seems to be a kind of sectarian violence between Pakistani Sunni Muslims and Shiites in Baluchistan

World - Region
12/27/2012 4:22:28 PM
After losing three sons and two grandsons, 70-year-old Abdelhalim Haj Omar has no doubt about the fate he wants for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

World - Region
12/23/2012 11:57:52 AM
Senior Israeli defence official tries to calm fears that Syria's chemical weapons arsenal is in danger of falling into the wrong hands by claiming on army radio that the stockpiles are 'under control'

World - Region
12/22/2012 11:41:44 AM
Iran says it will dispatch aids to Yarmouk, a Palestinian district near the centre of Damascus, which has become one of the latest battlefields for Syrian rebels and a target for Assad's artillery

World - Region
12/18/2012 9:58:17 AM
Fierce battle between Syrian regime forces and rebel fighters in the Yarmuk refugee camp in southern Damascus

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