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World - Region
6/11/2012 1:45:20 PM
As the Syrian crisis triggers further hostility in neighbouring Lebanon between Sunnis who oppose Al-Assad regime & Alawites who back the Syrian president, 7 Lebanese and Syrian citizens are abducted in northern Lebanon

World - Region
6/10/2012 1:46:19 PM
Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said rivals of Maliki lack the votes to oust him, stalling efforts to remove a leader whose opponents accuse of being increasingly dictatorial

World - Region
6/2/2012 12:06:42 PM
A series of intertwined political crises that began with accusations that Iraq's prime minister was consolidating power have escalated into calls to unseat him, and paralysed the country's government

World - Region
5/23/2012 11:23:05 AM
Saudi King Abdullah expresses his fear over targeting the Sunni majority in Lebanon amid the sectarian tensions hitting the multi-ethnic state during a phone call with President Michel Sleiman

World - Region
4/21/2012 10:31:54 AM
Iraqi PM Al-Maliki accuses Turkey of trying to establish 'hegemony' in the region and brands it as a hostile state with a sectarian dimension

World - Region
4/12/2012 2:09:04 PM
Amid mounting tension btwn Kuwait's Sunnis and Shiites, lawmakers approve legislation stipulating death penalty for blaspheming God, the Prophet or his wives

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

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
2/19/2012 3:02:58 PM
A suicide car bomber kills at least 15 people in a checkpoint attack near a police training academy in northeastern Baghdad

World - Region
1/15/2012 1:42:56 PM
Four car bombs exploded and two suicide bombers blew themselves up as gunmen clashed with officers at police station on Sunday in the Iraqi city of Ramadi

World - Region
1/9/2012 5:39:09 PM
Roadside bomb kills two Shia pilgrims in Iraq on Monday, the latest in a wave of attacks targeting the sect that have killed more than 80 people in less than a week and deepened fears of renewed sectarian warfare

World - Region
12/24/2011 11:44:04 AM
The Sunni vice president, wanted for allegedly running a hit squad in Iraq, accuses Shiite Prime Minister al-Maliki of waging campaign against Sunnis and pushing the country toward sectarian war

World - Region
12/7/2011 4:17:35 PM
Three Huthi Shiite rebels killed after retaliation by Sunnis for last week's violence where Huthis took over a Sunni religious institute killing some 20 people

World - Region
11/30/2011 2:49:39 PM
Yemen violence causes death of twenty-six people in clashes between Shi'ite rebels and Salafi Sunnis in the north of the country

World -
10/12/2011 10:30:03 AM
Bomb and gun attacks in Baghdad, including two suicide car bombings minutes apart on police stations, killed at least 15 people and wounded some 68 others on Wednesday

World - Region
9/28/2011 3:41:01 PM
Shiites in Iran and Iraq are keeping a close eye at Syria's uprising that could bring to power hard-line Sunnis who are looking for a partner to strengthen their regional position

World - Region
6/17/2011 4:15:54 PM
At least four people were injured in clashes between Sunnis and Alawites in a protest against Syria's regime in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli

World - Region
5/8/2011 11:43:37 AM
At least 18 people were killed in fighting between security officers and prisoners at an Iraqi Interior Ministry jail complex in Baghdad on Sunday

World - Region
4/27/2011 2:29:30 PM
Analysts identify sectarian tensions in Syria between ruling Alawites and majority Sunnis as threatening to cross the border into Lebanon, adding to its troubles

World - Region
4/13/2011 2:42:44 PM
The 11 May summit in Baghdad could be delayed 'indefinitely' as Gulf states seek backing for their proposal to cancel the event

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