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Car Bomb Kills 12 in Baghdad

A car exploded near a busy market in Baghdad killing 12 and injuring 41 as Muslims prepare for Adha Eid in Iraq. According to local officials a car bomb exploded near Shia populated “Amin neighborhood” in Baghdad. 12 deaths are confirmed and unknown number of injured are in critical situation. …

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Hajj of 2015 and Shia in Saudi Arabia

Hajj was meant to a be a spiritual experience where humans practice sympathy, and being humble as millions of Muslims with different school of thought, economic statues and social class gather on one land performing rituals. However Saudi Arabia uses Hajj season to pressure minorities within Islam, especially Shia Muslims. …

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Iraq discovered Mass Grave in Tikrit

Iraq Mass grave

On Thursday May 28th, Iraqi officials from the Ministry of Health announced that they have exhumed over 470 bodies from a mass grave. This mass grave was found in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, which was previously held by ISIS. Bodies found in this grave are believed to be victims …

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Sheikh al- Nimr Scheduled for Death Sentence Again!

Shia Rights Watch is concerned about Sheikh Nimr al Nimr as this organization was informed Saudi authorities have prevented his family and friends from visiting him. According Sheikh’s inner circle, family and friends can no longer visit him.  Same sources informed SRW that the fear of implementing death sentence is …

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