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Criticism over 'Sectarian' Name of Anti-ISIS Op

Criticism over 'Sectarian' Name of Anti-ISIS Op

Influential Shi'ite cleric says codename for operation against ISIS in Anbar could paint already-sectarian war...as a sectarian war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2015 16:20
How Iran's Militias Are Better Than Iraq's Army

How Iran's Militias Are Better Than Iraq's Army

Soldiers reveal 'will to fight' isn't Iraqi army's only problems, as lack of supplies and leadership highlight benefits of Shi'ite forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2015 15:45
ISIS Claims Bombing on Saudi Shi'ite Mosque

ISIS Claims Bombing on Saudi Shi'ite Mosque

Saudi King Salman vows justice after bombing kills 21 at prayer and wounds 81 others, as state cracks down on ISIS cell responsible.Ari Yashar, 25/05/2015 08:50
Visit 'Sacred' Site Where ISIS Massacred Shi'ites

Visit 'Sacred' Site Where ISIS Massacred Shi'ites

Tigris waterfront at Hussein's ex-palace in Tikrit has turned into a pilgrimage destination - and is where the tide turned against ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/04/2015 14:55
Mass Graves Found in Iraq City Liberated from ISIS

Mass Graves Found in Iraq City Liberated from ISIS

Remains of 47 exhumed in Tikrit after ISIS driven out; dead believed to have been killed in ISIS massacre of Shi'ite recruits.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2015 17:04
Fears that Tikrit Operation May See Massacres

Fears that Tikrit Operation May See Massacres

Shi'ite revenge killings topic of concern in key battle for strategic ISIS stronghold, as US notes 'most overt conduct of Iranian support.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/03/2015 19:49
Surviving ISIS Only to be Massacred by Shi'ites?

Surviving ISIS Only to be Massacred by Shi'ites?

Testimony surfaces as Iraq to probe whether its army stood by while Shi'ite militias gunned down Sunni villagers who had escaped ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/01/2015 18:13
Iranian Cleric: Einstein Was Muslim

Iranian Cleric: Einstein Was Muslim

An Iranian cleric has embraced the Jewish scientist, Albert Einstein, claiming he was actually a Shi'ite MuslimDavid Lev, 09/03/2014 22:42
IDF on 'High Alert' After Hezbollah Threats

IDF on 'High Alert' After Hezbollah Threats

Military mobilizes near Lebanese border after Hezbollah vows retaliation for air strike.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/02/2014 22:07
Iraq Changes Prayer Direction: Karbala, Not Mecca

Iraq Changes Prayer Direction: Karbala, Not Mecca

Amid rising violence and concerns of all-out sectarian war, Iraqi PM raises tension, calls for Shi'ite holy city to be direction of prayer.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/12/2013 08:04
Shi'ite Pilgrimage Holiday Bombed in Iraq, 41 Dead

Shi'ite Pilgrimage Holiday Bombed in Iraq, 41 Dead

Three explosions throughout Iraq target Shi'ite pilgrims on Ashura holiday, leave 41 dead in the sectarian clash.Ari Yashar, 14/11/2013 18:54
4 Egyptians Detained After Iranian Shoe Toss

4 Egyptians Detained After Iranian Shoe Toss

Egyptian security forces arrested four men outside a mosque in Cairo for trying to attack Iranian President Ahmadinejad.Rachel Hirshfeld , 06/02/2013 22:02
Hizbullah Chief Calls Arabs to Arm Against Israel

Hizbullah Chief Calls Arabs to Arm Against Israel

Hizbullah terrorist chief Hassan Nasrallah called Arab nations to arms over the weekend in a pre-recorded video from his hideout in Lebanon.Chana Ya'ar, 25/11/2012 13:54
Saudi Arabia Police Kill 2 Protesters

Saudi Arabia Police Kill 2 Protesters

Police shot two men to death during a demonstration in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, activists reported Monday.Chana Ya'ar, 09/07/2012 22:09
Israel Watches Syrian Factions Battle in Lebanon

Israel Watches Syrian Factions Battle in Lebanon

Israeli defense personnel are watching closely as Syrian gunmen begin to carry their battle into Lebanese territory.Chana Ya'ar, 14/05/2012 23:51