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Families mourn Iraq blast deaths, government silent


May 29th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) While two Indian Dawoodi Bohras on pilgrimage were Sunday evening killed in a blast targeting a bus near Baghdad, Iraq, their bereaved families in Maharashtra have ... Read more...

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43 killed, over 190 wounded in Iraq bomb attacks (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 20 (IANS) As many as 43 people were killed and over 190 wounded in a series of bomb attacks across Iraq Tuesday, the police said.One of the deadliest ... Read more...

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25 killed, over 170 wounded in Iraq attacks


March 20th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 20 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and over 170 wounded Tuesday in a series of bomb attacks across Iraq, the police said.The deadliest attack occurred in ... Read more...

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Situation still tense at south Delhi’s Jor Bagh area


January 17th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Traffic was thrown out of gear while the situation remained tense in south Delhi's Jor Bagh for the second consecutive day Monday as Shia Muslims ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s Muslims take out Muharram processions


December 6th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims in Mumbai mourned the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, some 1,400 ago at Karbala in Iraq, on the the ... Read more...

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Muharram observed in West Bengal


December 6th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) Hundreds of Muslims across West Bengal took out large processions Tuesday to mourn the killing of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, who was martyred ... Read more...

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Indian Muslims mark Muharram with mourning, processions


December 6th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Amid cries of "Ya Hussain", thousands of Muslims in India flagellated themselves in large processions Tuesday to mourn Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, ... Read more...

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Nine die in Iraq blasts


September 25th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 25 (IANS) Nine people were killed and some 90 wounded in a spate of bomb attacks in Iraq's Karbala city Sunday, police said.The nine victims died in four ... Read more...

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10 killed, 70 injured in bomb attacks in Iraq


July 16th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 16 (IANS) At least 10 people have been killed and 70 injured in a series of bomb attacks since Friday in Iraq's Karbala city during a major Shiite ... Read more...

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Court asks police to maintain peace during Shia procession


January 24th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday asked police to ensure peace in communally-sensitive Aliganj area near Qanati Masjid in south Delhi in view of Chehlum procession to be ... Read more...

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Thousands weep as Bohra chief, 99, conducts Moharram discourse (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) A sea of humanity, many moved to tears, sits in rapt attention at the Saifee Mosque and outside in the bylanes as the spiritual head of ... Read more...

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Dawoodi Bohra head conducts Moharram discourses at 99


December 14th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Setting a record of sorts at 99 years, the spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohra community Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin is conducting the annual Moharram discourses in Mumbai for ... Read more...

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Car bomb kills 10, wounds 38 in Iraqi city of Karbala


November 8th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten people were killed and 38 were wounded on Monday as a car bomb exploded in the Shiite holy city of Karbala, police and medical sources ... Read more...

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guard aided Iraqi militias during second Gulf War


October 23rd, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 23 (ANI): American intelligence reports have alarmingly revealed that Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard and its Lebanese ally, the Hezbollah played a significant role in assisting Iraqi militias at the ... Read more...

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Pak law enforcers yet to unearth terror networks’ link with Lahore attacks


September 6th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 6(ANI): Pakistan's law enforcement agencies have reportedly failed to find evidence about the terrorist networks linked to the recent terror attacks in Lahore.According to reports, to get a lead ... Read more...

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Five of same family die in Lahore blasts


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Lahore, Sep 2 (IANS) A couple and their two minor children and nephew were among the dead in Wednesday's suicide blasts in Pakistan's Lahore city.Painter Rehmat, in his early 30s, ... Read more...

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22 killed in Iraq violence


July 28th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Karbala/Mosul (Iraq), July 28 (DPA) Two attacks Wednesday in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul left at least six people dead, including a young girl, and wounded several others. According to security officials ... Read more...

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Six killed in Iraq helicopter crash


July 28th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 28 (IANS) An Iraqi military helicopter crashed near the holy city of Karbala, killing all six crew members, a security source said Wednesday. The incident took place overnight when a sandstorm ... Read more...

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South African police probing World Cup terror plot


May 17th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 17 (DPA) South African police said Monday they were investigating report of an alleged Al Qaeda plot targeting the soccer World Cup, after a Saudi army officer was arrested in ... Read more...

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Saudi army officer held in Iraq for World Cup terror plot


May 17th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 17 (DPA) A Saudi army officer was arrested in Iraq Monday for past attacks and for involvement in an alleged Al Qaeda plot targeting the World Cup events in South ... Read more...

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Shias take out mourning procession in Delhi


February 22nd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Shia Muslims Monday took out mourning processions here to remember the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, grandson of Prophet Mohammed, and his family members some 1,400 years back ... Read more...

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27 killed, 75 injured in Iraq bombings (Lead, changing dateline)


February 5th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 5 (IANS) Twenty-seven people were killed and 75 injured Friday in two car bomb attacks on Shia pilgrims in Iraq's holy city of Karbala, the interior ministry said. The bombs went ... Read more...

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16 killed in Iraq suicide attack


February 1st, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 1 (IANS/AKI) At least 16 people were killed and 38 injured Monday when a female suicide bomber blew herself up targeting pilgrims in northeast Baghdad, police said. The woman detonated her ... Read more...

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Muharram observed across India


December 28th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi / Sangli, Dec 28 (ANI) : Shia Muslims across the country observed Yom-e-Ashoora, the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, on Monday to commemorate the martyrdom of Hazrat ... Read more...

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Muharram observed in Kolkata


December 28th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 28 (IANS) Shia Muslims took out mourning processions or 'tazias', beat drums and thumped their chests grieving for Prophet Mohammed's grandson Imam Hussain as they observed Muharram in Kolkata Monday. Amid ... Read more...

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Muslims turn blood donors on Muharram in Lucknow


December 28th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 28 (IANS) Muslims turned blood donors in a village near here Monday to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed. Muslim residents of Amrai village in Chinhat ... Read more...

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Mourning processions in Delhi on Mohurram


December 28th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims Monday took out mourning processions in the capital to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed. Dressed in black clothes ... Read more...

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One dead, 46 injured in twin Iraq bombings


November 25th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 25 (DPA) At least one person was killed and 46 injured when two bombs exploded in the central Iraqi city of Karbala Wednesday, doctors said. Witnesses said the first bomb badly ... Read more...

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10 dead, 50 injured in attacks in Iraq (Second lead)


November 1st, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 1 (DPA) At least 10 people were killed and 50 injured Sunday in attacks in Iraqi cities of Karbala and Hilla, security sources said. At least five people were killed and ... Read more...

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At least 11 killed, 44 injured in separate blasts in Iraq


October 15th, 2009 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 15 (DPA) At least 11 people were killed and 44 injured Wednesday in several blasts across Iraq, security sources and media reports said. Four people were killed and 38 injured Wednesday ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills eight in Iraq


September 7th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 7 (DPA) Nine people were killed and 13 others injured Monday when a suicide bomber detonated a car bomb in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi, police said. The attack took ... Read more...

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42 killed in Shiite mosque bombing


August 8th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IBNS
Baghdad (Iraq), Aug 8 (IBNS) At least 42 people were killed and 154 more were injured in consecutive bomb blasts a religious holiday Friday, confirmed an Interior Ministry official Saturday.The first four ... Read more...

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36 killed in a wave of bombings in Iraq


August 7th, 2009 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 7 (DPA) At least 36 Shia Muslims were killed in a wave of bombings across Iraq Friday, as sectarian violence in the country continued to escalate. In the most deadly attack, ... Read more...

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21,000 soldiers to safeguard Iraqi Shia religious festival


August 3rd, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 3 (DPA) More than 21,000 Iraqi soldiers will provide security for Shia Muslims gathering in the city of Karbala in the coming days, a senior military officer said Monday. Hundreds of ... Read more...

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Iran to help reconstruct historical sites in Iraq


February 14th, 2009 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 13 (IANS) Iran has signed an agreement with Iraq to help reconstruct and preserve histrocial sites and museums in the war-ravaged country, the official IRNA news agency reported Friday. According to ... Read more...

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