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Despite violence, devout throng to Karbala

Shiite Muslims pray outside the tomb of Shiite Imam Hussein in the shrine city of Karbala, Iraq March 7. Pilgrims gather to attend a festival marking 40 days after Ashura on March 9, the holiest......

Al Qaeda and the Iranian connection

A young man with a short beard stopped me from entering the shrine of Hazrat Imam Hussein. "You have a video camera," he said."You need permission to shoot inside."Who is authorised to grant......

India has limited options in securing hostages' release

The ground situation in Iraq is so bad that there is no scope for any non-conventional action or any kind of bravery. Patience, slow movement, and full backing to Indian negotiators would help in......

Pakistan: 7 killed in blast near Shia procession

Seven people were killed and 18 injured when a Shia procession was targeted with a roadside bomb in Pakistan's restive northwest on Saturday, the latest in a string of attacks against the minority......

300 insurgents killed in Iraq

At least 300 insurgents planning a major attack on pilgrims in the Shia holy city of Najaf were killed by US led Iraqi troops on Sunday, report agencies. CNN quoted Iraqi officials as saying the......
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Q. i did'nt get any satisfactory answer on moharram?
:  A. Every year the Shia Muslims commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein. For ten days the people mourn the death of the Imam, his family and...... more

rajeev yadav
Q. There are 2 sects in Islam-Sunni & Shia...tell in detail about them,n,whether these sects were there during the times of Prophet ?
Rajeev Yadav:  A. Ali is the central figure at the origin of the Shia / Sunni split which occurred in the decades immediately following the death of the Prophet in...... more

Q. wat is moharram about?
UMESH SHARMA:  A. In the morning I sent a message to you also about Muharram.This is the first month of the Islamic Calendar and one of the four Sacred Months...... more

Q. The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) died in :-\a) Rabee Al Thanib) Rabee Al Awal c) Ramadan
Shahnaaz:  A. Rabi' al-thani refer to only two Islamic events, viz., On 8th or 10th Rabi' al-Thani, the eleventh Shia Imam, Hasan al-Askari was born. Death of...... more

Joseph Chacko
Q. What is the fundamental difference between Shia and Sunni ?
Joseph Chacko:  A. The Shia shahadah (declaration of faith) states:"There is no god but Allh, Muhammad is the Messenger of Allh, Al is the Friend of Allh. The...... more

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Assam remembers flood-hit Kashmir

Guwahati: Special prayers were offered on the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha on Monday for victims of the recent floods in Kashmir, parts of lower Assam... ...
A look at Zaydi Shiites and Houthi rebels in Yemen

The Shiite rebels who seized Yemen's capital of Sanaa, known as the Houthis, are followers of the Zaydi branch of Shiite Islam. Here is a look on... ...
Man cleared in Taliban terror case suing US

Irfan Khan, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Pakistan with a wife and two children, worked hard to realize the American dream after arriving in this... ...
ISIS planning to celebrate Eid in Mecca

n President Barack Obama's initial list of the coalition against the Islamist State (ISIS) are Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE, Bahrain and Jordan.... ...
Iraq jihadists blow up mosque, booby-trap church in Tikrit

Kirkuk:The jihadists controlling the Iraqi city of Tikrit have blown up a Muslim shrine and rigged one of the region`s oldest churches with... ...

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