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Saudi king replaces culture minister
Khoja removed a day after he shut down TV channel which hosted popular Sunni religious leaders critical of Shia faith.
Last updated: 05 Nov 2014 21:03 GMT
ISIL fighters make gains in northern Iraq
Armed group battles Kurdish volunteer troops in the town of al-Kuwayr, about 60km south of Erbil.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2014 21:10 GMT
Deadly security raid in Saudi after shooting
Two policemen and two suspected gunmen killed north of Riyadh in operation linked to earlier shooting in the east.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2014 20:15 GMT
Houthi leader dismisses UN sanctions threat
Abdel-Malek al-Houthi tells supporters "we are not afraid" of sanctions, as Houthis battle al- Qaeda in town of Radda.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2014 20:09 GMT
Nasrallah vows to defeat Syria 'extremists'
Hezbollah leader's address to supporters in Beirut coincides with Ashoura procession and ongoing tensions in Lebanon.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2014 13:49 GMT
Multiple attacks in Baghdad leave many dead
At least 10 people dead and dozens wounded after several improvised explosives hit Shia neighbourhoods in Iraqi capital.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2014 04:37 GMT
Five killed in Saudi Arabia shooting
Five shot dead by unidentified gunmen in one of the main Shia districts in the country.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2014 02:33 GMT
Bombings rock Iraqi capital ahead of Ashoura
At least 24 killed in two bombings in Baghdad, days before Shia Muslims commemorate most revered day in their calendar.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2014 19:53 GMT
ISIL pounded as Iraqi and Kurd forces advance
Peshmerga and Iraqi forces say they have retaken key areas in Iraq's north and south, supported by 22 US air strikes.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2014 15:08 GMT
Iraq attacks kill at least 17 people
Bombing of Shia pilgrims in Karbala kills six people and wounds 15 others, while at least three dead in market blast.
Last updated: 15 Dec 2013 01:40 GMT
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