Tag: Shia Islam

UN experts: Islamic State committed genocide against Yazidis

UNITED NATIONS — The head of a U.N. team investigating atrocities in Iraq announced Monday it has found “clear and compelling evidence” that Islamic...

Iran’s top diplomat praises Iraq efforts as regional broker

BAGHDAD — Iran’s foreign minister on Monday praised Baghdad's efforts aimed at bolstering regional stability, saying he hopes they would lead to “more negotiations...

Shiite powerhouse al-Sistani helped shape today’s Iraq

One highlight of Pope Francis' historic visit to Iraq is his meeting Saturday with a revered religious leader for Shiite Muslims, Grand Ayatollah Ali...