Articles about Shia Muslims

Supreme Court disallows Muharram processions citing coronavirus threat

27 Aug 2020

Supreme Court disallows Muharram processions citing coronavirus threat

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking permission for Muharram processions over the weekend.

Rashtriya 'Shia' Samaj vows to support Modi in Lok-Sabha elections

25 Jun 2018

Rashtriya 'Shia' Samaj vows to support Modi in Lok-Sabha elections

Shia community under the banner of RSS (Rashtriya Shia Samaj) has decided to support Narendra Modi as BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Ramzan helplines in Uttar Pradesh bombarded with questions

21 May 2018

Ramzan helplines in Uttar Pradesh bombarded with questions

In Uttar Pradesh, two helplines were launched on May 18 to help Shia and Sunni Muslims during the holy month of Ramzan.

Pakistan: Christian community launches protest against killing of two Christians

16 Apr 2018

Pakistan: Christian community launches protest against killing of two Christians

Leaders of the Christian community have launched a protest against the killing of two Christians near a church by four unidentified gunmen who opened fire at them in Pakistan's Balochistan province.

UN warns of famine in Yemen in 2017

28 Jan 2017

UN warns of famine in Yemen in 2017

The UN has warned that Yemen could face a famine in 2017 if humanitarian aid is not delivered to people in the war torn country.

End Repression of Shia Group in Nigeria: Human Rights Watch

16 Dec 2016

End Repression of Shia Group in Nigeria: Human Rights Watch

International NGO, Human Rights Watch, called on the Nigerian Government to end the brutal crackdown on Shia Islamic movement.

Kabul mosque bombing kills dozens of people

21 Nov 2016

Kabul mosque bombing kills dozens of people

A suicide bomb attack inside Shia mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul killed at least 30 people. It also injured more than 90 people.

Blasts rock Karachi, injures 20, kills one

18 Oct 2016

Blasts rock Karachi, injures 20, kills one

A grenade blast rocked a Shia mosque in Karachi, killing one child and injuring twenty others in the city.