Lebanon Interior Minister Marwan Charbel revealed Friday that Turkish officials are saying that Abu Ibrahim the head of the group behind the kidnapping of the Lebanese Shiite pilgrims in Syria has been killed, but a mediator in the case denied the report.
A car bomb killed 17 worshippers south of Baghdad on Thursday as pilgrims from around the world thronged Iraq’s shrine city of Karbala to finish commemorations for a revered figure in Shiite Islam. The attack came despite a massive security operation mounted to
Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah made another televised appearance via video link to deliver this time a speech that marks 40 days after Ashura, the event which is commemorated by the Shiite Muslims as a day of mourning for the martyrdom of Hussein ibn Ali, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad at the Battle of Karbala. […]
The abductor of the Lebanese pilgrims in Syria, Ammar al-Dadikhi, aka Abou Ibrahim has been killed by the Kurds during an attempt to storm the town of Qastal Jindo in Aleppo’s countryside , the Beirut-based, al-Mayadeen TV reported on Monday.
Salafist cleric Bilal Duqmaq told NOW on Tuesday that one of the ten kidnapped Lebanese Shiite pilgrims in Syria will be released within the next few hours.
The airport road was opened on Thursday, after armed relatives of the 11 pilgrims detained in Syria blocked it on Wednesday, National News Agency reported. The report added that security forces were heavily deployed in the area. Meanwhile, young men continue to block the Rashaya-Masnaa road
A Syrian air raid killed at least 30 people in a rebel-held northern border town on Wednesday, opposition activists said, and a bomb went off near U.N. and military sites in the capital Damascus, wounding three.
Four of the Lebanese Shiite pilgrims who were kidnapped in Syria last May have been killed in an airstrike by the Syrian air force on the Aazaz region in Aleppo, according to a report by al-Jadeed television on Wednesday. The report added that the building where the pilgrims were being held was damaged during a […]
Many of the 48 Iranian men captured in Syria on August 4 who claimed to be religious pilgrims are in fact active-duty Iranian Revolutionary Guard members, multiple U.S. officials tell Fox News.
One of the Lebanese Shiite pilgrims abducted in Syria said on Monday that it was “shameful” for Prime Minister Najib Mikati to deport over 14 Syrians who fled to Lebanon back to their country.