Yemen
According to AhlulBayt News agency –ABNA-, from few days ago, new quarrel has started between Shia and the Government.
Informed sources reported that Yemeni military forces injured and a few Shi’ites have been killed.

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Majority Shia Muslims of Bahrain, home to a US navy base, are increasingly agitated over what they say are government efforts to give Sunni foreigners nationality to dilute Shia numbers.

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Bomb kills 52 in Baghdad

Posted: June 24, 2009 in Iraq
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(Hadi Mizban/AP)
Minibus driver Abdul Kareem Hussein is consoled by his brother after a roadside bomb in Baghdad.
A bomb killed 52 people on Wednesday at a market in eastern Baghdad’s volatile Sadr City slum, police said, six days before U.S. combat troops are due to withdraw from Iraqi towns and cities.

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US Army pullout
The Iraqi government on Tuesday declared a public holiday to mark next week’s withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Baghdad and other cities.
American forces already have begun pulling back from outposts inside the cities ahead of a June 30 deadline, the first phase of a full withdrawal by the end of 2011.

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Iraqi bombing
Iraqi shop owners clear debris a day after a parked motorcycle loaded with explosives blew up in a market at Husseiniya, north east of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, June 23, 2009. (AP Photo/Karim kadim)

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Lebanon’s most influential Shiite cleric called on French President Nicolas Sarkozy to reconsider his statements regarding women who wear the burqa saying the will of Muslim women who decide to cover their faces should be respected.

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Saudi cleric
A prominent Saudi cleric, Sheikh Abdullah ibn al-Jebreen, who has extolled Osama bin Laden and preached violence against Shiites, Jews and Christians slipped quietly into Germany for medical treatment in April and even received police protection in the hospital before his departure last month, government and medical officials acknowledged Wednesday.

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Shias In Pakistan
In the month of June, innocent Shias have been martyred by Talibani terrorist groups in Pakistan regions especially in West and NorthWest.

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Pro-Ahmadinejad supporters rallying in Vali-Asr Square, Tehran
Hundreds of thousands of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s supporters gather in a central Tehran square to call for unity and respect for the people’s vote.

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Czech Muslims

Not so long ago the words Czech and Muslim were two polar opposites and it would be almost unthinkable to use them together. But now, two decades after the fall of the Communist regime in Czechoslovakia, Muslims are increasing in numbers, becoming more active and founding new organizations to represent them.

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