Ashura - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Ashura


Trailblazers: The women of Philippine pro wrestling

Mar 27, 2018 - 1:00 PM

6 of the country's fearless female wrestlers talk about living their dreams and making history in the ring

The week in photos: September 30-October 6, 2017

Oct 07, 2017 - 1:54 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

SLUTWALK. Women's rights activists march against gender inequalities during what the organizers called 'the third annual Amber Rose SlutWalk' in downtown Los Angeles, California on October 1, 2017. Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

22 dead in suicide attack on Nigeria Muslim procession

Nov 28, 2015 - 5:39 PM

Following the attack many more of our members have joined the procession Ali Kakaki tells Agence France Presse

1 killed in rare attack on Bangladesh Shiites

Oct 24, 2015 - 8:52 AM

UPDATED Police say it is believed to be the first time Bangladesh s tiny Shiite Muslim community has been targeted

5 killed in Saudi Shiite shooting claimed by IS

Oct 17, 2015 - 12:59 PM

A group claiming affiliation with the so called Islamic State Sunni extremists claims responsibility for the attack the latest in a series of bombings and shootings linked to the group in Saudi Arabia over the past year

Shiites mark holy day in defiance of jihadists

Nov 05, 2014 - 12:23 PM

Police and troops are out in force as hundreds of thousands of pilgrims mass in the Iraqi shrine city of Karbala to commemorate Ashura

Iraqi Shiite Muslims gather outside the shrine of Imam Hussein - one of Shiite Islam's most revered figures - during the Ashura commemorations that mark his killing on November 4, 2014 in Karbala, Iraq. Mohammed Sawaf/AFP

ISIS jihadists execute Iraqi tribespeople

Nov 03, 2014 - 8:28 AM

Women and children are said to be among scores of Albu Nimr tribespeople executed over the past 10 days in western Iraq s Anbar province

Iraqi forces on an armored personnel carrier (APC) advance in the Jurf al-Sakhr area, north of the Shiite shrine city of Karbala on October 30, 2014, after they retook the area from Islamic State (IS) group jihadists over the weekend after months of fighting the regain the ground. Haidar Hamdani/AFP