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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......
Sadr vacates Najaf shrine
Radical Iraqi Shia cleric Moqtada al Sadr and his followers have vacated the Imam Ali shrine in Najaf, which they had been using as their stronghold for the past two weeks to wage guerilla attacks......
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......
Has Mamata's politics of appeasement backfired?
Has Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee created a situation with dangerous overtones in Bengal?In the six years that she has been in power, her detractors feel she has overplayed the politics of......
Iran votes to elect President
People in Iran are casting their votes on Friday to elect their 12th President. The polls will have huge impact on the country’s international ties and foreign policy. President Hassan......
10 cities most threatened by natural disasters; Kolkata ranks 7
Photograph: Reuters First the Kashmir floods and then cyclone Hudhud in Visakhapatnam; India recently witnessed the fury of nature. But this is nothing. According to a recent research,......
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