30 Oct 2022
Michel Aoun was vacating Lebanon's presidential palace on Sunday, amid acclaim from his supporters, a day before his mandate expires without a designated successor, threatening a new power vacuum in the crisis-torn country.
21 Aug 2022
Rescue workers searched through the rubble of a Shiite Muslim shrine in central Iraq into Sunday night, after a landslide killed at least five people including a child.
4 Mar 2022
At least 30 people were killed and 80 wounded in a suicide attack at a Shiite mosque on Friday in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, where rescuers frantically ferried the dead and wounded from the scene.
8 Oct 2021
An apparent bomb attack on worshippers at a Shiite mosque in the Afghan city of Kunduz killed at least 50 people Friday, in the bloodiest assault since US forces left the country.
28 Jul 2021
Shiite Muslim leader Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife detained for murder since 2015 in Nigeria have on Wednesday been discharged, lawyers said.
28 Jan 2021
Pope Francis is to meet top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani during the first-ever papal visit to Iraq in March, a senior Catholic cleric told AFP on Thursday.
25 Aug 2020
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), known as Shiites, has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) to probe the circumstances surrounding the burning of a police operational vehicle.
1 Mar 2020
As US troops prepare to leave Afghanistan, opening the door for a potential Taliban comeback, women across the war-torn country are nervous about losing their hard-won freedoms in the pursuit of peace.
11 Sep 2019
The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) yesterday accused the police of initiating violence against its members, alleging that 12 persons were killed during its yearly Ashura procession. The president of the group’s media forum, Ibrahim Musa, said the march was held in Abuja, Jos, Kebbi, Minna, Lafia, Yola, Gusau, Zaria, Kano, Jalingo, Damaturu, Hadejia, and Potiskum.
10 Sep 2019
Nigerian police on Tuesday fired on members of a banned Shiite group staging religious processions, killing six people, the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) said.
1 Sep 2019
Lebanon said Sunday it will ban drones over Shiite areas during commemorations for the Shiite festival of Ashura, following tensions with Israel over an alleged drone attack last week.
3 Aug 2019
A ban by the Nigerian authorities on a prominent Shiite movement for "terrorism" has driven fears of a worsening crackdown that could ignite a new conflict.