Tag: Shia

Iraqi Shia leader warns Iran, US not to involve Iraq in their conflict

"I call on Iran to distance Iraq from its conflict, and I…

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Iraqi Shia cleric Al-Sadr implores Egypt, Saudi Arabia to strive for unity with Iran

The prominent cleric called for protection of holy places across the Islamic…

Taha Sakr Taha Sakr

Government temporarily closes Al-Hussein Mosque for Ashura to avoid sectarian tension

The decision to close the mosque aims to protect Egypt’s Shi’a population…

Taha Sakr Taha Sakr

Qatar recalls ambassador to Iran

Early Wednesday Djibouti became the fourth country to cut ties with Iran

Salma Abdallah Salma Abdallah

Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties with Iran, gives diplomats 48 hours to leave

The decision followed an attack on Saudi embassy in Tehran in response…

Daily News Egypt Daily News Egypt

Following Al-Nimr’s execution, political unrest spreads

Top Iranian leaders, including Supreme Leader of Iran Ali Khamenei, condemned the…

Ahmed Abbas Ahmed Abbas

Frustration across Shi’a communities after execution of Al-Nimr

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said Saudi Arabia will face "divine revenge”

Ahmed Abbas Ahmed Abbas

Nimr Al-Nimr: Shi’a cleric who called for elections in Saudi Arabia

The execution of the late cleric sparked international outrage

Salma Abdallah Salma Abdallah

Syria rebels agree truce with Hezbollah in key areas

The Shi'a Hezbollah movement, allied to the regime in Syria, has confirmed…

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