Karbala

Type: City
Name: Karbala
Country: Iraq
Latitude: 32.610001
Longitude: 44.080002
population: 434,457
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 1 reports

A roadside bomb targeting the house of the director of culture department in al-Ataba al-Hosseiniya in the center of Karbala

Karbala / NINA / A security source announced on Tuesday that a bomb exploded targeting a house of the director in the Department of Culture of al-Ataba al-Husseiniya in al-Tahady neighborhood in the center of Karbala.The source told the National Iraqi ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - 21 hours ago]
First reported 48 mins ago - Updated 48 mins ago - 1 reports

You Can't Understand ISIS If You Don't Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia

BEIRUT -- The dramatic arrival of Da'ish (ISIS) on the stage of Iraq has shocked many in the West. Many have been perplexed -- and horrified -- by its violence and its evident magnetism for Sunni youth. But more than this, they find Saudi Arabia's ambivalence ... [Published Huffington Post - 48 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 55 mins ago - 1 reports

‘Iran supports consensus in Iraq’

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has stressed that Tehran supports “consensus” among all political groups in Iraq. Speaking at the end of his three-day visit to Iraq on Tuesday, Zarif expressed hope that all the Iraqi local groups could manage ... [Published Press tv - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Tight security measures taken in Najaf and Karbala

Najaf / NINA / The security agencies in the province of Najaf tightened security against the backdrop of the bombings that took place in the provinces of Karbala and Babel, and linked the entrances checkpoints with internal radio broadcasts to inform ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - Aug 26 2014]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

MP calls to intensify intelligence effort to counter terrorism, especially in the provinces of the Middle Euphrates

BAGHDAD / NINA / MP, of the Fadhilah Islamic Party, Aqeel al-Zubaidi to intensify intelligence effort to fight terrorism and its cells, which began activity, especially in the provinces of the Middle Euphrates.Zubaidi said in a statement today that "the ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - 9 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 4 reports

Deadly Car Bomb Strikes Shi'ite Neighborhood In Baghdad

Destroyed vehicles littered the streets of Kadhimiya, a mainly Shi'ite neighborhood of Baghdad, on August 26 after two car bombs went off overnight, killing at least 11 people. The attacks were part of a wave of bombings that has left at least 50 dead ... [Published Radio Free Europe - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Iranian Interior Minister: threatening Najaf and Karbala is a red line for Iran

Tehran / NINA / Iranian Interior Minister, Abdul Riza Rahmani Fazli saw that the goal of supporting extremist terrorist groups in Iraq by the West over the past years is to pressure on Iran.IRNA quoted him as saying in the city of Qom, Iran's official ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - Aug 26 2014]
Entities: Iran, Karbala, an-Najaf
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

At Least 7 Killed, 20 Injured In Explosion In Shia Neighborhood Of Baghdad

At least seven people were killed and 20 were injured in a car bomb explosion in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad early on Tuesday, Al Jazeera reported .The explosion, which reportedly took place in the Jididah neighborhood of Baghdad, a predominantly Shia ... [Published International Business Times - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Sources to Al-Manar: Twin Terrorist Bombs in Holy Karbala Claim Martyrs, Injured

Twin car bombs targeted the holy city of Karbala, claiming a number of martyrs and injured, according to what local sources told Al-Manar.The blasts targeted a public arena and a transportation center, where the city witnesses a massive congestion due ... [Published Al Manar TV - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

13 die in Baghdad mosque suicide bombing

BAGHDAD, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- An attack on a Shia mosque by a suicide bomber in Baghdad killed 13 people Monday, and came soon after a call from unity by Iraq's new prime minister.The explosion was caused by the detonation of a vest full of explosives during ... [Published UPI - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

/14/ people injured in two car bomb blasts in Karbala

Karbala / NINA / A medical source in al-Husseini general hospital said on Monday that 14 people were injured as a result of the explosion of two car bombs, the first in Touirij area and the second near the garage north of Karbala.The source told the ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

An improvised explosive device exploded in the center of Karbala without casualties

Karbala / NINA / A security source announced on Monday that a bomb exploded this evening in front of the house of one of the judges in the city of Karbala.The source told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that a bomb exploded in front of a house ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - Aug 25 2014]

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...than a mythical unicorn? Why should we have imagined that radical Wahhabism would create moderates? Or why could we imagine that a doctrine of "One leader, One authority, One mosque: submit to it, or be killed" could ever ultimately lead to moderation or tolerance?
Zubaidi said in a statement today that "the security forces in the province of Karbala should adopt modern ways of security in the fight against terrorism and intensify the intelligence effort in the province, as well as continue to train security forces to gain more experience in fighting terrorist cells, which began operating in the provinces of the Middle Euphrates."
"Citizens who are able to bear arms and fight terrorists, defending their country and their people and their holy places, should volunteer and join the security forces to achieve this holy purpose" his representative announced on his behalf during Friday prayers in the city of Karbala
On Aug. 25, Fazli said that when the Islamic StateIslamic State group (IS) "attacked Iraqi Kurdistan, Kurdish officials requested help from Iran. And the Islamic Republic, in addition to providing advisers , organized their forces."

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