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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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Shia News Wire_#20

Attack to Shia Mosque in Saudi Arabia on Friday Prayer An alleged suicide  bomber has detonated explosives in a Shia mosque in Shia populated area of Qatif claimed 22 lives and injured many today. A suicide bomb exploded inside the mosque as Shia Muslims celebrated birth anniversary of their 3rd Imam and …

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Shia News Wire_#19

Attack to Shia at Commemorations in Iraq Attack to Shia pilgrims in Iraq claimed 16 lives and wounded 50 others. Suicide bomber attacked Shia Muslims as they commemorated the death of their 7th Imam, near Baghdad. Also in eastern Baghdad, another two pilgrims were killed and nine wounded when a …

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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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Shia News Wire_#18

May 8th, 2015 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 …

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Shia News Wire_#17

April 2015 Continuous Bombing of Shia Neighborhoods in Iraq Three Shia populated areas of Amiriyah, Husseiniyah, and Shula witnessed deadly bombings on April 29th as three bombs exploded killing eight and wounding twenty-eight. Iraqi Shia have been targets of anti-Shia groups for centuries. Even after establishment of Shia government, this …

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Shia News Wire_#16

December 18, 2014 SRW Thanks Iraqi Forces for Creating Safe Arba’een for Pilgrims Shia Rights Watch expresses its appreciations for all Iraqi forces that helped securing this country during most important and largets human gathering in this country. This year Iraqi security forces managed to create safest Arba’een so far …

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Shia News Wire_#15

December 12, 2014 Islamic State executes Shia militiamen north of Baghdad On Sunday, militants from the Islamic State executed 12 Shia militiamen in a rural village north of Baghdad. The executions occurred in the village of Tal al-Thahab which is near the town of Balad which is roughly 50 miles …

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Shia News Wire_#14

67 killed in clashes with ISIS Militants in Iraq On Monday 67 people, including 15 border guards, were killed in clashes between Iraqi security forces and ISIS militants in 2 provinces in Iraq. The first of such attacks occurred in Iraq’s western Anbar province when dozens of militants attacked the …

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