Shia Muslims

Saudi cleric execution: Dhaka Shia Muslims protest

Shia Muslims in Dhaka today protested the execution of a prominent Shia cleric carried out by the Sunni Muslim majority Saudi Arabia on January 2.

January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016

Shias protest Pakistan's role in Saudi-led military coalition

Hundreds of people joined a Shia-led protest in Islamabad against Pakistan's decision to join Saudi Arabia's 34-country coalition against extremism, as Riyadh's foreign minister...

January 8, 2016
January 8, 2016

Saudi cleric execution: Dhaka Shia Muslims protest

Shia Muslims in Dhaka today protested the execution of a prominent Shia cleric carried out by the Sunni Muslim majority Saudi Arabia on January 2.

January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016

Cleric’s execution: Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Iran

Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Iran, responding to the storming of its embassy in Tehran in an escalating row between the rival Middle East powers over Riyadh's execution of a Shia Muslim cleric.