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Three killed in Pakistan suicide bombing

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Muslim sectarian violence shook northwestern Pakistan for a fifth day Tuesday, with a mortar attack on a Shiite mosque in the city of Hangu.

Shiite-Sunni violence kills 4 in Pakistan

HANGU, Pakistan, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Firefights between Shiite and Sunni Muslims left four dead in and near the Pakistani town of Hangu, where 31 died Thursday in a bombing and related violence.

23 killed in Pakistan suicide bombing

HANGU, Pakistan, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- At least 23 people were killed Thursday in a suicide bombing during the Shiite Muslim Ashura religious festival in northwest Pakistan.

1991 mass grave found in Shiite Iraq city

KARBALA, Iraq, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Workmen installing a water main in the Iraqi Shiite city of Karbala on Tuesday unearthed a grave containing dozens of bodies from a 1991 massacre.

Blast in Karbala kills seven

KARBALA, Iraq, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- A bomb exploded in Iraq's holy Shiite city of Karbala Wednesday, killing at least seven people and injuring 30.

Lebanon Shiite vow Iraq holy sites defense

BEIRUT, Lebanon, May 21 (UPI) -- Tens of thousands of Shiite followers of Lebanon's Hezbollah demonstrated in a Beirut suburb Friday vowing to fight in defense of Shiite holy sites in Iraq.

Hamas condemns bombings in Iraq

GAZA, March 3 (UPI) -- The Palestinian Islamic militant Hamas and Islamic Jihad movements Wednesday condemned the bombings in Iraq that left an estimated 180 people dead.

Explosion rocks Karbala, more violence

KARBLA;, Iraq, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- An explosion Monday rocked the Shiite holy city of Karbala , south of Baghdad, Iraq, with a number of casualties, the BBC reported.

Nightmare scenario

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The Pentagon's just released a booklet, "Saddam Hussein: A Nightmare for Muslims," will soon be widely distributed throughout the Muslim world.
ROBERT L. MAGINNIS, A UPI Outside view commentary

Muslim drama from Iran highlights festival

NEW YORK, July 17 (UPI) -- The annual Lincoln Center Festival is international in flavor and is highlighted this summer by performances of an all-male Shiite Muslim musical drama from Iran that almost didn't make it to New York because of security concerns growing out of the curren
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Living-Today: Issues of modern living

AGE DISCRIMINATION The U.S. Supreme Court heard argument Wednesday on whether to broaden the scope of the federal law against age discrimination in employment in a case that will affect workplaces across the country.
By United Press International
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