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  1. Shi'ite pilgrims gather during the religious festival of Ashura in the holy city of Kerbala

    At least 31 die during stampede at Ashura rituals in Iraq's Kerbala

    At least 31 people died and another 100 were wounded on Tuesday (Sep 10) during the Shi'ite Muslim religious rituals of Ashura in Iraq's southern ...
  2. Iraqi women are seen with birds fly near Imam Abbas shrine in the holy city of Kerbala

    In Iraqi holy city, row over female violinist at soccer match shows social rift

    The match should have been cause for young Iraqis to celebrate. Their national team beat Lebanon 1-0 in the first competitive international hosted ...
  3. Rescue workers and army soldiers gather at the site of a blast at a vegetable market in Quetta

    Pakistan market bomb kills 16, half of them minority Hazaras

    A bomb hidden between bags of potatoes at an outdoor Pakistani market killed at least 16 people on Friday, half of them ethnic Hazaras, officials ...
  4. Workers clean at a new Saudi state-run development project in the old quarter of Shi'ite town

    Saudi Arabia pumps money into restive Shi'ite quarter it once flattened

    The old quarter of Awamiya, a town on Saudi Arabia's oil-producing eastern shore that was once the centre of Shi'ite protests, was levelled in ...
  5. FILE PHOTO:  Iraqi Vice President and former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki attends to cast his vote

    Bahrain summons Iraqi diplomat over criticism from ex-PM Maliki

    Bahrain's Foreign Ministry summoned the deputy charge d'affaires of the embassy of Iraq on Monday to denounce footage of former Iraqi Prime ...
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    Health ministry pick to widen Hezbollah role in Lebanese state

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    Afghan militia commander released after arrest sparks protests

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    Bahrain holds elections with ban on opposition groups