- Prominent Shia cleric gives Iraqi government and foreign officials an ultimatum
The top Shia cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr issued another ultimatum on Friday to the Iraqi government and foreign delegations in the Green Zone.
- Saudi forces tortured Shia teen to death in Qatif
A young Shia Muslim man has reportedly lost his life in captivity after being tortured at the hands of Saudi regime forces in the kingdom’s oil-rich al-Qatif region of the Eastern Province.
- US, Zionist forerunners of military action against Yemen – Top Iran’s Commander
AhlulBayt News Agency – The US and the Zionist regime are major trail-blazers in taking military action against Yemen, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) navy commander said.
- Thousands of Nigerians call for release of Sheikh Zakzaky and his followers
AhlulBayt News Agency – Nigerians have staged fresh protest rallies across the country to call for the immediate release of jailed Shia cleric and leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky.
- Remembering the Iraqi Uprising Twenty-Five Years Ago
On February 15, 1991, four weeks into Operation Desert Storm, President George H.W. Bush, using identical language, twice—at the White House and later at a Raytheon defense plant in Massachusetts—encouraged “the Iraqi military and the Iraqi people to take matters into their own hands and force Saddam Hussein, the dictator, to step aside.”
- Saudi military to use French arms originally ordered for Lebanon
PARIS // Saudi Arabia will take delivery of French arms it originally ordered for Lebanon, foreign minister Adel Al Jubeir said on Saturday.
- Bahrain Interior Minister Calls Shiite Doctrine ‘Heterodox’
AhlulBayt News Agency – The Bahraini Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa made a derogatory statement on Wednesday (March 2, 2016) against the Shiite sect which the majority of the indigenous people of Bahrain follow, hinting that the set of beliefs they adhere to is “Bid’ah”, heterodox.
- ISIS and Shiite militia bomb each other with artillery fire south of Kirkuk
KIRKUK, Kurdistan Region – Islamic State militants and Shiite militia were locked in an intense exchange of artillery fire on Friday on the outskirts of the predominantly Shiite town of Taza southern Kirkuk including Bashir village.
- Group begs Army to release detained Shiite members
The Arewa Youth Leaders’ Forum has appealed to military authorities to pardon detained members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiite Sect as it has apologised to the Chief of the Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, over the incident of December 2015 when the sect members obstructed his convoy in Kaduna state.
- Women’s Prestige in Islam Discussed in Kabul
Despite gains made over the past decade, the Afghan women are still vulnerable and yet continue to experience different types of violence.