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Shia prisoners under threat after having been shifted to Yazidi terrorists cells in Quetta jail

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Shia prisoners under threat after having been shifted to Yazidi terrorists cells in Quetta jail

Shia prisoners in Quetta’s jail have been shifted to the barrack where notorious Yazidi nasbi takfiri terrorists of banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and outlawed Sipah-e-Sahaba/proscribed ASWJ, have been imprisoned.

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Rouhani: Iran not to allow any act of aggression against country

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Rouhani: Iran not to allow any act of aggression against country

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Iran’s Armed Forces will not allow any act of aggression against the country. During a speech at a ceremony marking the National Army Day on Friday, Rouhani said that Iran’s Armed Forces are seen as the anchor of stability in the region.

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Senior leader of ISIL terrorist group killed in Iraq

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Senior leader of ISIL terrorist group killed in Iraq

The leader of a militant group once affiliated to al-Qaeda was shot dead in an ambush in northern Iraq, security officials said Friday, as the country prepares for parliamentary elections later this month. Satam Azawi, a senior leader in the terrorist group of so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the

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Israeli forces abduct Lebanese teens, women in Shebaa

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Israeli forces abduct Lebanese teens, women in Shebaa

Israeli forces have abducted five Lebanese, two young boys and three women, from the Shebaa Farms, south Lebanon. Ismail Zahra and his brother, Hassan, along with three women were working on the Bastara farm when they were kidnapped, a military source was quoted by the Lebanese

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Kidnapped French journalists freed in Syria

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Kidnapped French journalists freed in Syria

Four French journalists kidnapped by al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria have been released, President Francois Hollande says. The French President made the announcement on Saturday, saying he had "learned with great relief this morning of the liberation of the four French journalists.”

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Saudi monarch on death bed with cancer: Opposition

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Saudi monarch on death bed with cancer: Opposition

A Saudi opposition research group has revealed that King Abdullah has been diagnosed with lung cancer and may be on the verge of passing away soon. Citing sources in Saudi Arabia and the United States, the Washington-based Institute for [Persian] Gulf Affairs announced that Abdullah was told he could pass away...

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Bandar dismissal no let-up for Syria

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Bandar dismissal no let-up for Syria

By Finian Cunningham The ditching of Saudi Prince Bandar as the oil kingdom's spymaster does not portend a retreat by Saudi Arabia from its covert dirty wars or its hard-line anti-Shia hostility. The move has more to do with Saudi problems of maintaining internal stability, while also

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Bahraini Opposition Demonstrates, Insists on Obtaining Rights

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Bahraini Opposition Demonstrates, Insists on Obtaining Rights

The Bahraini opposition organized a demonstration in Bahrain Protestsal-Manama, condemning the regime torturing measures against the citizens and insisting obtaining of the rights. The opposition demonstration come in the context of the public movements against the arbitrary

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Malaysia Muslims protest against Obama visit

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Malaysia Muslims protest against Obama visit

Malaysian Muslim activists have protested outside the US embassy against the upcoming visit by President Barack Obama, denouncing him as an enemy of Islam. The demonstration underscored the delicate nature of Obama's trip to Muslim-majority

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Indonesian Shiites Muslims Forced To Migrate

indonesian-shiite-muslimsIndonesian government has forced Shiite Muslims for relocation after burned down their property in last week attacks of Wahabi terrorists, where they (Wahabi terrorists) looted the Shia property in Sampang, East Java, after an attack on a nearby Shia Muslim boarding school, The Shiite News  reported.

Hundreds of Shiite Musilms are living in  Sampang sports stadium, where they are also unsafe.  An adviser to the Shiite community, Iklil al Milal, said on Friday that more than 300 Shiites were evacuated to the Sampang sports center, about 20 kilometers from their compound.

As an Indonesian citizen who happens to be a Shiite Muslim, Ahmad Jamali says he does not know why the police are stopping him from returning home after a group of purported Sunni Muslims burned down his community’s compound.

“Why should I move to another place when all my belongings and the future of my sons are there, in my village?” Ahmad Jamali said at the temporary shelter hosting 300 Shiites who fled from Sampang in Madura, East Java, after the attack last week.

East Java Deputy Governor Saifullah Yusuf said the government wanted to relocate the minority group to other places, possibly off the island, under a transmigration program to keep the Shiite community safe.

After five days in a refugee camp, however, Ahmad said everyone wanted to go home, pleading with the government to protect them.

“I am afraid that all the cattle and all the chickens are dead because I just left them. I can’t support my family because that’s the way I earn a living,” he said. A group led by cleric Rois Alhukama reportedly attacked and burned down Shiite schools and homes in Karang Genyam village in Sampang. 

The group claimed to represent Sunni Muslims, the majority Muslim group in Indonesia. Some 300 hundred Shiite residents, including 150 children, fled the village.

“We want to go home to look after our animals, which are our main income sources. If my cows are dead, I will lose my income,” a Shiite, Ahmad Jamali, told. Andy Irfan, the coordinator of human rights group Kontras Surabaya, said the government’s plan to relocate the Shiites showed that it was failing to protect its own citizens and failing to guarantee the religious freedom of the minority group.

“Why don’t they just enforce the law and punish the perpetrators instead?” Andy said.

Apparently afraid of a political backlash or cravenly seeking support from the majority, the government has neglected the pleas of many minority groups attacked by “thugs” claiming to represent “mainstream” Indonesia, Hendardi said.

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