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Many deaths in series of Iraq attacks
Shia Muslim worshippers en route to Karbala primarily targeted, as violence continues to wrack war-torn country.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2012 05:03 GMT
Shia pilgrims targeted in deadly Iraq attacks
Roadside bombs kill at least three Shia pilgrims in Mahmudiya and Baquba, as protest held in Basra against president.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2012 04:34 GMT
Kabul in grief after Ashoura shrine blast
Families bury dozens of victims from Tuesday's attack, as Karzai vows to take up the issue with Pakistan.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2011 15:26 GMT
Iraqis mark Ashoura in Karbala
Nearly a million Shias defy security concerns to mark one of most significant days in Islamic calendar.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2011 10:10 GMT
Hezbollah chief makes rare public appearance
Hassan Nasrallah attends Beirut rally, telling crowds his group is "increasing in numbers" and vowing support for Syria.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2011 19:52 GMT
EU approves new sanctions on Iran
EU ministers take steps to increase economic pressure on Iran so that it abandons its nuclear programme.
Last updated: 02 Dec 2011 01:35 GMT
Britain to announce new Iran sanctions
European foreign ministers weigh intensifying economic pressure while Iran frees some of the UK embassy attackers.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2011 12:12 GMT
Demanding equal rights in Bahrain
Many Shia citizens of Gulf island demand ouster of PM, and less power for the ruling Khalifa family.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2011 16:45 GMT
Shia pilgrims killed in Iraq blasts
Two suicide bomb attacks near the holy city of of Karbala leave at least 45 people dead and scores injured.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2011 22:13 GMT
Pilgrims killed in Iraq bombings
Iranian pilgrims targeted in twin attacks near Karbala and in Najaf, both Shia holy cities.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2010 21:52 GMT
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