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Pakistan: TTP threatens Shia population in Sindh

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.

Activist Javed Ahmad Beigh highlights the plight of Shia minority community members in Pakistan

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.

Pakistan: 2 die during Gilgit clash

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.

Taliban administration stopped Shia mosques in Afghanistan from holding Eid prayers this year: Reports

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.

Afghanistan: Blast hits Shia mosque in Kandahar, 16 die

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.

Shia Ulema Council members ask to form inclusive government in Afghanistan

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.

AISHF writes to UN chief, expresses concern over rising attacks on Shia Muslims in Pakistan

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.

Release Shia missing persons: Families of victims of enforced disappearance urge Pakistan govt

Islamabad: Families of missing Shia people on Sunday urged the Pakistani government to ensure their immediate release.

Iraq's Shia leader calls for scheduled pullout of US troops from Iraq

Baghdad/Xinhua/UNI: Iraqi Shia leader Moqtada al-Sadr on Friday called for a scheduled withdrawal of US troops from Iraq through peaceful means.

Airstrike on Iraqi Shia Militia in Northern Baghdad Kills at Least 5 People – Source

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.

Shia party supporters attack demonstrators, burn tents in Southern Lebanon - Eyewitnesses

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.

Tension mounts in Middle East after reports of Saudi Arabian citizen's kidnapping in Lebanon

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.