- Saudi regime forces injure three in Qatif
Three people have been wounded in an incident where Saudi security forces opened fire on passersby in the Qatif region of Eastern Province, Press TV reports.
- Brahimi invites Syrian government, opposition to hold talks at UN
The UN-Arab League Special Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi has invited the Syrian government and the opposition to hold talks at the UN.
- ‘UNHCR yet to receive funds for Syrians’
The United Nations refugee agency says it has not received the recently-pledged funds for the Syrians displaced during nearly the two year of violence in the Arab country.
- ‘Rallies slam Shia killings in Pakistan’
Pakistanis have reportedly staged protest rallies in several cities across the country to condemn the recent bomb attack that targeted Shia Muslims in the southwestern city of Quetta.
- Pakistan close to boiling point after slaughter of Shia minority
The governor of Pakistan’s Balochistan province has launched a blistering attack on the military for failing to protect the local Hazara Shia community as the death toll from a bomb attack by Sunni militants continued to rise today.
- Saudi Shia students boycott classes over teacher’s insult to religious beliefs
Hundreds of Saudi Shia students have refused to attend classes to protest against a teacher’s insult to their religious beliefs.
- Baghdad bombings reflect sectarian tensions
BAGHDAD — A string of bombings in Shiite Muslim neighborhoods in eastern Baghdad left as many as two dozen people dead and reflected Iraq’s heightened sectarian tensions in the wake of nearly two months of Sunni protests.
- MWM, ISO hold sit-in against Hazara killings
Leaders of the Majlis-e Wahdat-e Muslimeen (MWM) Punjab and Imamia Student Organization (ISO) have said that the enemies want to weaken the country to fulfill their designs by promoting sectarian hatred.
- Quetta blast: Shia Ulema Council to observe strike in Karachi
Karachi: Shia Ulema Council has announced it would observe a strike on Monday in Karachi to protest the killings of more than 80 people in Pakistan’s insurgency-stricken city Quetta after a deadly blast.
- Blasts hit Shi’ite districts in Baghdad, killing 28
(Reuters) – Eight car bombs exploded in Shi’ite Muslim neighbourhoods across Iraq’s capital Baghdad on Sunday morning, killing at least 28 people in blasts that tore into shops, restaurants and busy commercial streets.