World  /  Published 22.04.22

22 killed in series of blasts in Afghanistan

An explosion claimed by the Islamic State at a Shia mosque in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif on Thursday killed at least 11 people, a health official said, one of a series of blasts around...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 18.11.21

Twin blasts hit Kabul

Two explosions hit the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least one person and wounding at least six, including three women, Taliban officials and residents said.  One car bomb blast ...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 14.11.21

Magnetic bomb targets Kabul Shias

A magnetic bomb attached to a passenger minivan exploded in a heavily Shia area of the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, causing an unknown number of casualties, Taliban officials and local residents ...
By Reuters in Kabul

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


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