Switzerland summons Saudi charge d’affaires over mass executions
Switzerland has summoned Saudi Arabia’s charge d’affaires to express its dismay over Riyadh’s execution of 47 people, including prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.
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Leaked memo shows Riyadh anticipated backlash of executions
A leaked memo shows that Saudi authorities were fully aware that the mass execution of 47 people, including prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, would cause global uproar.
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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain cut diplomatic ties with Iran
The Saudis cut diplomatic relations with Iran over the attack on its embassy
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Bahraini police fire teargas at demonstrators
Police forces in Bahrain have fired tear gas and rubber bullets at people protesting the execution by Saudi Arabia of prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.
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1000s of Indians stage protest over Sheikh Nimr’s execution
Thousands of people have taken to the streets in the northern Indian city of Lucknow to express their outrage over the recent execution of a prominent Shia cleric in Saudi Arabia. Carrying placards with photos of the cleric, Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, the protesters chanted slogans against the Saudi regime and its main supporters, the United States and Israel, on Monday. It was the second day of protests in Lucknow, the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh, after a candle-lit rally and vigil was held on Sunday night
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Saudi executes 47 people, including Sheikh Nimr
Saudi Arabia has executed Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr along 46 other people in defiance of international calls for the release of the prominent Shia cleric and other jailed political dissidents in the kingdom. The state-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA) and state television reported the executions Saturday, citing the kingdom’s Interior Ministry. According to the Saudi ministry, those executed had been found guilty of being in “terrorism” and adopting a “Takfiri” ideology. All on the list of those killed are Saudi nationals except an Egyptian and a Chadian.
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Biography of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky Shia Cleric
Ibrahim Yaqoub El Zakzaky (alternately Ibraheem Zakzaky; Ibrahim Al-Zakzaky) (May 5, 1953) is a Shia Muslim cleric in Nigeria, and head of Nigerias Islamic Movement (IMN)
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Muslims unity pivotal in fight against violence: Iran’s president
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic world is currently at a critical juncture, urging all Muslim nations to strengthen unity to counter enemies’ plots. Addressing the 29th International Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran on Sunday, Rouhani said enemies and big powers are doing their best to portray Islam as a religion of violence, urging Muslims to take necessary steps to thwart all efforts aimed at depicting Islam as the religion of violence.The Iranian president added that faced with such plots, "Muslims have no option but to join hands [in unity] and ... choose the right path."
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Qantar embodied spirit of resistance, sacrifice: Nasrallah
The secretary general of the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah says Samir Qantar, a high-ranking Hezbollah member who was recently killed by the Israeli regime, represented the spirit of resistance and sacrifice. Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah made the remarks during a speech marking the seventh day since the assassination of Qantar. The Hezbollah leader congratulated Muslims on the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad and Jesus Christ.
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Start-Up India Blueprint On January 16, PM Modi Says On Mann Ki Baat
New Delhi: The government will unveil a blueprint for start-ups in the country on January 16, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his monthly radio programme Mann ki Baat today.
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