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Tag Archives: Shiite

Ministry of Interior denies permitting rallies

KUWAIT CITY, March 7: The Ministry of Interior (MOI) denied Wednesday the credibility of recent social media circulations on granting a security permission to rally in front of Iran’s embassy for one hour. No permission was granted to conduct public rallies, the ministry’s general department of public relations and security …

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White house condemns attack on Iranian Shi’ite pilgrims in Iraq

WASHINGTON, Nov 24 (Reuters) – The White House on Thursday condemned an attack in Hilla, Iraq, that killed about 100 people, most of them Iranian Shi’ite pilgrims, saying the bombing “was clearly intended to stoke sectarian tensions.” Share

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Four Shiite women killed in Pakistan bus attack

Quetta, Pakistan, Oct 4, 2016 (AFP) –Gunmen riding a motorcycle opened fire on a moving bus in Pakistan and killed four women from the Shiite Muslim minority in an apparent sectarian attack, officials said Tuesday. The gunmen sprayed the vehicle with bullets in the outskirts of Quetta city, the provincial …

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‘65 people arrested’ – Shiite cleric to be deported

KUWAIT CITY, March 10: Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Border Security Affairs at the Interior Ministry Major General Faisal Al-Saneen disclosed that concerned authorities at Kuwait International Airport from 20/01/2016 to 20/02/2016 apprehended 65 people wanted by law through the implementation of necessary security procedures for passengers on arrival and departure. …

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Court imposes fine on local cleric for anti-Shia comment

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: The Criminal Court ordered the Kuwaiti cleric Othman Al-Khamees to pay a fine of KD 20,000 in a case filed against him by the Public Prosecution based on a petition submitted by Attorney Hani Hussein to the State Security Department over the allegation that Al-Khamees made …

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Bahrain busts Iran-linked terror cell – MANAMA ARREST OF 47 FOILS IMMINENT ATTACKS

DUBAI, Nov 5, (Agencies): Bahrain said Wednesday it has uncovered a “terrorist organisation” linked to Iran and arrested 47 of its members, foiling imminent attacks in the Sunniruled Gulf kingdom. “The organisation has strong links with Iranian parties and terrorists residing in Iran,” the interior ministry said, adding that some …

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One dead in IS-claimed attack – Blast on Shiite shrine hits Ashura mourners

DHAKA, Oct 24, (Agencies): The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the bombing of the main Shiite shrine in the Bangladeshi capital Saturday that killed one person and wounded nearly 80, as thousands gathered for the annual Ashura procession. The rare attack on Bangladesh’s tiny Shiite Muslim community comes just …

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‘MoI won’t allow undermining security of Mosques, Husseiniyat’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah Friday reaffirmed he would not allow the security of mosques, Husseiniyat and their visitors to be undermined. Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled made the remarks during a field visit to see first-hand implementation of the security plan aimed …

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Suicide bomber kills 11 – 6 children among dead in mosque blast

QUETTA, Pakistan, Oct 23, (AFP): A suicide bomber blew himself up in a mosque killing at least 11 Shiite minority Muslims, including six children, and wounded at least a dozen others in a remote southwestern Pakistani town on Thursday, officials said. The attack took place as Shiites gathered at the …

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