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    Shia Kafir Wall Chalking In Karachi

  • CDGL to remove religious posters, wall chalking

    LAHORE: The City District Government of Lahore (CDGL) on Monday launched a drive to remove all wall chalking, handbills, posters promoting religious, sectarian, commercial and social events and messages...

    “On Monday, various teams comprising officials of the Nishtar, Iqbal, Ravi, Wagah, Shalimar, Gulberg and Data Ganj Bakhsh town municipal administrations and Walton and Lahore cantonment boards removed hundreds of posters, wall...

  • Drive against wall chalking, banners

    TAXILA: The local administration has intensified its campaign against wall chalking in Hassanabdal aimed at making the city clean and beautiful on the occasion of Besakhi festival at Gurdwara Punja Sahib...

    The deputy commissioner Attock Rana Akbar Hayat also warned that stern action would be taken against those found involved in wall-chalking...

  • Who is a ‘kafir’?

    ‘Kafir’ is an Arabic word that comes from the root K-F-R, which means to ‘cover’ something...

    The implied meaning is that a kafir sees the truth of Islam, but still ‘covers’ it...

  • Protest against Shia cleric’s execution in Karachi

    KARACHI: A large number of people took part in a protest rally in the city on Sunday to condemn the recent execution of a prominent Shia cleric, Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, in Saudi Arabia...

    Meanwhile, Allama Rab Nawaz Hanafi, a local leader of the banned Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat, in a statement said the executions in Saudi Arabia had nothing to do with targeting any Shia or certain Sunni individuals...

  • ASWJ general secretary, top Shia cleric detained in Karachi

    Secretary general of the proscribed Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) Taj Hanafi and All Pakistan Shia Action Committee Chief Allama Mirza Yusuf Husain were detained in Karachi, officials said Sunday...

    According to the Rangers, Hanafi was arrested from Karachi's Nagan Chowrangi area on Sunday afternoon...

  • Protesters clash with police in Karachi over Shia leaders’ arrests

    KARACHI: Police resorted to heavy tear gas shelling and fired into the air in a Malir locality to disperse a large number of people who blocked the National Highway as well as the main railway track for hours on Monday in protest over the recent arrest of a Shia cleric and leaders...

    In the evening, the police released around two dozen protesters, who were earlier taken into custody for the Monday violence, on the directives of Sindh...

  • High on Arab Spring, West forgot that Syria was Shia-led

    We forgot that their dictators were all Sunni, that they had no regional super-power support – the Saudis could not save Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, but Iran was not going to allow its only Arab ally, Alawite-Shia-led Syria, to fall...

    When Shia villages like Zahra and Nubl, both defended by government militiamen, were besieged by Al Nusra for three-and-a-half years, their “liberation” was scarcely mentioned...

  • Vast Iraqi Shia cemetery grows with Islamic State war dead

    NAJAF: Every chapter of Iraq's modern history can be seen in this great, sprawling city of the dead, its mausoleums stretching across the horizon from one of Shia Islam's holiest shrines...

    The roughly 10-square-kilometre graveyard radiates out from the tomb of Imam Ali, the cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) and Shia Islam's most sacred martyr...

  • 20 killed in attack on Shia mosque in Kabul

    At least 20 people were killed in an hours-long suicide bomb and gun attack on a Shia mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Friday, an official said...

    Mir Hussain Nasiri, a member of Afghanistan's Shia clerical council, confirmed that the cleric who was performing the prayers was killed, but did not give his name...

  • Suicide attack on Shia mosque in Kabul leaves 20 dead

    KABUL: A suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by the militant Islamic State (IS) group on a Shia mosque in Kabul killed 20 people and wounded scores more on Friday, officials said...

    “Two ‘inghimasi’ of IS carried out an attack on a Husseiniya [a Shia place of worship] in the Khair Khana sector of the Afghan city of Kabul,” Amaq said, using the terms for suicide bombers who set off explosive vests as a last resort against gunfire... ...

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