World  /  Published 16.10.21

Kandahar: 35 die in blast

A large explosion tore through a Shia mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar killing at least 35 people, the second week in a row that militants bombed Friday prayers and killed dozens of wors...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 13.10.21

Iraq cleric in big poll win

 But a record low turnout suggested that a vote billed as an chance to wrest control from the ruling elite would do little to dislodge sectarian religious parties in power since 2003.  A co...
By Reuters in Baghdad

World  /  Published 13.06.21

Kabul twin blasts: 7 dead, 6 injured

Separate bombs hit two minivans in a mostly Shia neighbourhood in the Afghan capital on Saturday, killing at least seven people and wounding six others, the interior ministry said. The attacks target...
By AP in Kabul

Opinion  /  Published 20.01.21

New Year tragedy in Pakistan

The year, 2021, started on a tragic note for the Shia Hazara community in Pakistan. Eleven coal miners belonging to the Hazara community were killed in a gruesome attack on January 3 in Mach, Balochis...
By Mehmal Sarfraz

World  /  Published 29.11.19

Iraqi PM to resign over unrest

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi announced his resignation on Friday after the country’s top Shia cleric called for lawmakers to reconsider their support for a government rocked by weeks of dea...
By Reuters in Baghdad


World  /  Published 12.04.19

16 killed in bomb blast in Pakistan's Quetta

By AP in Quetta

Books  /  Published 07.05.20

Muslim politics, a timeless crusade

After the scholarly engagements of S.A.A. Rizvi and David Pinault in the previous century on the Shia community, and the laudable work on the artistic expressions of Shia Islam edited by Fahmida Sulem...
By Amit Dey

India  /  Published 27.11.19

Shia board eyes five-acre plot

The Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Wakf Board on Wednesday said it would ask the government to give it the five-acre plot the Supreme Court had said should be allotted to build a mosque, if the Sunni wakf...
By PTI in Lucknow

World  /  Published 23.04.19

Saudi Arabia executes 37 convicted of terrorism; most Shiites

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday beheaded 37 Saudi citizens, most of them minority Shiites, in a mass execution across the country for alleged terrorism-related crimes. It also publicly pinned the executed bod...
By AP in Dubai

India  /  Published 22.01.19

Shut madarsas to check ISIS influence: UP Shia board chief writes to PM

In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, UP Shia Central Waqf Board chairman Waseem Rizvi has demanded shutting down of primary-level madarsas across the country in order to check the influence of...
By PTI in Lucknow


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