Tehreek-e-Taliban, Pakistan (TTP) leader Omar Khorasani vide Ghazi Media Network issued a threat letter to the Shia population of Sindh province of the harshest actions for making blasphemous comments against the companions of Prophet Muhammad.
Javed Ahmad Beigh, a prominent socio-political activist, has highlighted the plight of Shias in Pakistan and said the community members live under a constant shadow of fear due to an unannounced crackdown by the state on this minority group.
Gilgit: At least two people died and 17 others were injured when two religious groups clashed in the Gilgit region of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on Sunday, media reports said.
Kabul: The Eid seemed to be without joy for certain sections of Afghanistan society as the Taliban administration prevented hundreds of Shia mosques from holding Eid prayers on Tuesday.
Kandahar: At least 16 people died and 32 others were injured as a blast rocked a Shia mosque in Afghanistan's Kandahar province on Friday, media reports said.
Kabul: The Shia Ulema Council has asked for the formation of an inclusive government in Afghanistan which will also include Shia Muslims and other minority members to be represented properly.
New Delhi: The All India Shia Husaini Fund (AISHF) has written to United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres where the body has expressed concern over the rising instances of attack on Shia Muslims and other religious minorities in Pakistan.
Islamabad: Families of missing Shia people on Sunday urged the Pakistani government to ensure their immediate release.
Baghdad/Xinhua/UNI: Iraqi Shia leader Moqtada al-Sadr on Friday called for a scheduled withdrawal of US troops from Iraq through peaceful means.
Baghdad/Sputnik/UNI: At least five people were killed on Saturday by an airstrike on a vehicle convoy of Iraq's Shia Popular Mobilization Forces in northern Baghdad, a source in security forces told Sputnik.
Beirut/Sputnik/UNI: Supporters of the Amal Movement, a Shia-affiliated political party in Lebanon, have attacked anti-government demonstrators in the southern Lebanese city of Tyre, burning their tents, eyewitnesses told Sputnik.
Riyadh/Beirut, Nov 11 (IBNS): Tensions among Riyadh and Beirut is on the rise after the National News Agency (NNA) of Lebanon reported that a citizen belonging to Saudi Arabia was kidnapped from his house in the vicinity of the Keserwan locality of Adma.