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Muharram in Afghanistan: an occasion to remember the tragedies of Hazāra community

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SHAFAQNA: Most Afghans are Sunni Muslims, but a sizable minority are Shiites, mostly part of the Hazāra ethnic group, whose Asiatic features denote their Mongolian roots and set them apart from other Afghans. So the great majority of Shiʿites…

Gunmen attack Hazara Shia Muslims in Quetta city

SHAFAQNA - At least five killed, including three members of the Hazara community, in an attack in Pakistan's Balochistan province. Unidentified men have killed five people in an attack on the minority Hazara Shia Muslim community in the…

SHAFAQNA denounces terror attack in Kabul - offers solidarity to Hazara community

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SHAFAQNA -Following a twin explosion which tore through a demonstration by members of Afghanistan's mainly Shi'ite Hazara minority in Kabul this Saturday, Shafaqna wanted to extend its condolences and prayers to the family of the victims. Terror…

Hazara community suffers attack in Afghanistan

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SHAFAQNA - Twin explosions tore through a demonstration by members of Afghanistan's mainly Shi'ite Hazara minority in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 80 people and wounding more than 230 in a suicide attack claimed by Daesh. Graphic…