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Saudi forces capture man wanted for links to Shi'ite unrest

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has captured a man who features on a list of Shi'ites being sought in connection with unrest in the eastern part of the kingdom after a shootout with security forces, state news agency SPA reported late on Monday. Full story

Wave of car bombings target Iraqi Shi'ites, killing 60

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Car bombs ripped through busy streets and markets in Iraq on Monday, killing at least 60 people in predominantly Shi'ite areas in some of the deadliest violence since Sunni insurgents stepped up attacks this year. Full story

Death toll in twin suicide bombing in Pakistan rises to 52

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - The death toll from a pair of coordinated suicide bombs targeting Shi'ites in a volatile Pakistani town near the Afghan border rose to 52 overnight, officials said on Saturday, in one of the worst sectarian attacks in the country in months. Full story

Suicide bombs kill 39 near Shi'ite mosques in Pakistan

PARACHINAR/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Suicide bombers on motorcycles blew themselves up within a minute of each other outside Shi'ite mosques in a volatile Pakistani town near the Afghan border on Friday, killing at least 39 people, officials said. Full story

Militants kill 14 Shi'ites after checking ID cards in north Iraq

TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) - Militants killed 14 Shi'ite tanker-drivers after checking their identity papers at a makeshift roadblock on the main route leading north from the Iraqi capital late on Wednesday, police said. Full story

Car bombs kill 28 in Shi'ite districts of Baghdad

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 28 people were killed in five car bombings in predominantly Shi'ite districts of the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Saturday, police and medics said. Full story

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  Iraqis suffer a second day of deadly attacks

A series of explosions targeting mainly Shiites across Iraq has raised fears about a return of the sectarian bloodshed that pushed the country to the brink of civil war in 2006-2007. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

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Followers of the Shi'ite Houthi group, also called Ansarullah, take part in the funeral of two fellow men in Sanaa
Followers of the Shi'ite Houthi group, also called Ansarullah, take part in the funeral of two fellow men in Sanaa

Followers of the Shi'ite Houthi group, also called Ansarullah, take part in the funeral of two fellow men in Sanaa July 26, 2013. The two men were killed in a drive-by shooting on their protest camp at the Change Square in Sanaa on July 18, 2013, the group says. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Followers of the Shi'ite Houthi group, also called Ansarullah, shout slogans during the funeral of two fellow men in Sanaa
Followers of the Shi'ite Houthi group, also called Ansarullah, shout slogans during the funeral of two fellow men in Sanaa

Followers of the Shi'ite Houthi group, also called Ansarullah, shout slogans during the funeral of two fellow men in Sanaa July 26, 2013. The two men were killed in a drive-by shooting on their protest camp at the Change Square in Sanaa on July 18, 2013, the group says. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah (YEME