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12 Feb
Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has emerged as the biggest winner in Iraq's election. But early results showed a voter turnout of just 41%, which is the lowest since the US-led invasion that removed Saddam Hussein from power.
28 Nov
At least one person has been killed in an explosion in Kabul. The largely Shiite neighborhood has previously been targeted by attacks by the Islamic State-Khorasan group.
16 Oct 2021
"We assure our Shiite brothers that in the future, we will provide security for them and that such problems will not happen again to them," says Mulawi Dost Muhammad, the Taliban security chief for Kunduz, after a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in this Afghan city killed at least 55 people.
14 Feb 2020
Women and men marched together in Iraq in protest of powerful Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, who had decried gender mixing at anti-government sit-ins. He also used the US city of Chicago as an example of immorality.
15 Aug 2019
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria says Nigerian Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky is prevented from seeing his personal doctors as he receives medical treatment in India. Zakzaky has been in custody along with his wife Zeenah Ibrahim since their arrest in December 2015 after violence that saw the army kill some 350 of his followers.
31 Jul 2019
A Nigerian court on Monday postpones until next week a ruling on whether to let a detained pro-Iranian Shiite cleric, whose case has sparked bloody clashes, seek medical care abroad.
28 Jul 2019
Ado Doguwa speaks on how National Assembly plans to stop Shiite protests
23 Jul 2019
NEMA reacts as Shi'ites set sub-station ablaze in Abuja
23 Jul 2019
What I told Buhari about Shiite protesters — IGP Adamu Mohammed
12 Jul 2019
A spokesman for the Islamic Movement in Nigeria recounts his side of clashes that took place between Shiite Muslims and security forces around Nigeria's parliament building, over the imprisonment of Shiite cleric Ibrahim Zakzaky.
12 Jul 2019
Engage Shiites, end unrest, Reps tell Nigerian government.
10 Jul 2019
Shiite members storm National Assembly, shoot policemen, NSCDC officer.

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