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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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Shia News Wire # 72

Bahrain Despite efforts of humanitarian organizations, the Kingdom of Bahrain continues to denounce the citizenship of its citizens. On June17th, the Bahraini government revoked the citizenship of 2 and sentences 8 others to 15 year jail sentences for alleged “instigation of violence”. For years, Bahraini officials have targeted pro-democracy Shia …

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Shia News Wire # 71

June 10th to 17th/ 2016 In the past week, over 50 lives were lost in the nations of Iraq and Syria in series of attacks targeting areas dense with Shia Muslim. Iraq In Iraq, Baghdad topped the charts yet again with over 50% of the total casualties. On average, there …

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Shia News Wire # 70

  Since the initiation of June, 58 Shia civilians have been killed brutally by targeted attacks, and dozens others have been injured in Iraq. Improvised explosive devices (IED) and gunfire has led to the death of Iraqi citizens in Shia dense cities of Baghdad, Madain, Mahmudiya, Baji and Karbala. The …

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Shia News Wire # 69

June 3rd, 2016 Bahrain Zainab al- Khawaja was released  after a detainment period of over 2 months. Al- Khawaja was held under charges such as tearing photos of King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, and was detained along with her 17 month old son, AbdulHadi. Officials had refused to release her …

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Shia News Wire # 68

May 20th to 27th, 2016 Iraq Targeted gunfire and improvised explosive devices (IED’s) in Shia populated areas of Baghdad has left 36 killed. Baghdad is the capital of Iraq, and holds a minority population of Shia Muslims. Historically, Baghdad has been home to chronic violence. To this day, there has …

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