Tag: Shiite

Iraqi Shiite holy city mourns stampede deaths of 31 pilgrims

Iraqi Shiite holy city mourns stampede deaths of 31 pilgrims

The governor of the Iraqi Shiite holy city of Karbala has declared three days of mourning for 31 pilgrims who died in a stampede a day earlier. [...]
Shiite Muslims observe holy day amid regional tensions

Shiite Muslims observe holy day amid regional tensions

Shiite Muslims around the world are observing Ashoura, one of the most sacred religious holy days for their sect. Hundreds of thousands of peopl [...]

Explosion in Iraq near Shiite mosque kills 3, wounds dozens

Iraqi security officials say a motorcycle rigged with explosives went off near a Shiite mosque south of the capital Baghdad, killing three people [...]
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