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Shia News Wire # 82

August 26th to September 2nd/2016 Iraq Baghadad and Madaen continue to have the highest Shia fatality rate as 37 Shia were killed due to IED and 5 bodies found. The deadliest suicide bombing of the week killed 23 in Ain al- Tamur, a town 40 kilometers west of the city of Karbala on August …

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Shia News Wire # 81

August 20th to 26th Afghanistan, Shia Muslim continue facing anti-Shiism with no protection from the government.  A Shia cleric, Yonus Alawi, was got to death while returning from daily prayer at local mosque in Harat. According to local Afghan media sources Taliban beheaded a Hazara, Khair Mohammad, student of Faryab …

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Shia News Wire # 80

August 12th to 19th Pakistan Pakistani Shia residence of Dera Ismail Khan reported receiving a threat letter signed by ISIS demanding them to convert to Islam or be killed. Bahrain On Augost 14th, Hani Basira was detained after being summoned for interrogation as the result of his participation in campaign …

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Shia News Wire #79

August 5th to August 12th Iraq 40 Shia lost their lives in Baghdad this week due to IEDs, mortar fire, and gun violence. Bahrain Bahraini police have arrested four Shia clerics as the Manama regime presses ahead with its repression of prominent figures from the majority religious community in the …

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Shia News Wire # 78

July 29 th to August 5 th Iraq Violence continues in Iraq as 13 Shia lost their lives this week with 12 wounded. Most of the casuals were women in children who died in a bomb explosion while shopping in a market. Pakistan 2 people lost their lives in a …

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Shia News Wire #77

July 22nd to 29th, 2016 Iraq Shia deaths have risen this last week of July.  71 people have been confirmed dead with over 40 wounded this week.  On 25 July, 8 policemen and 10 civilians were killed when a suicide bomber crashed his car full of explosives into a security …

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Shia News Wire # 76

July 15th to 22nd, 2016 Iraq Violence continues in Baghdad against the Shia population during this third week of July.  52 people have lost their lives to gunfire, IED’s, and car bombings.  ISIS claimed the car combing in Northeastern Baghdad which left 11 people dead and 32 wounded.  Meanwhile in …

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Shia News Wire #75

Week of July 8-15   Iraq Retaliation for the ISIS loss of ground in Iraq continues through bombings in population dense areas. This week, an explosion in a vegetable market in Rashidiya, Baghdad left 25 dead and dozens of others injured. The ISIS bombing of civilian occupied areas of Iraq …

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Shia News Wire # 74

July 1st to 8th, 2016 Iraq The first week of July has consisted of relentless violence. In addition to the daily improvised explosive devices in Shia populated areas of Baghdad, numerous suicide bombings have left over 350 people dead. The first major incident occurred on the 2nd of July as …

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Shia News Wire # 73

As the month of Ramadhan progresses, atrocities against Shia Muslims continues. In the week of June 23 to 30th, a total of 64 Shia deaths have been reported in countries such as Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Pakistan, and Bahrain. Saudi Arabia On June 23rd, Saudi armed forces stormed the home of …

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