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    ‘Our Patience Is Over’: Why Iraqis Are Protesting

    Sadr City residents have come in droves to Baghdad’s protests, driven by anger at the Iraq...

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    A Shiite Holiday Turns Into a Test of Iranian Power in Iraq

    Iran wanted to help Iraq organize a major religious pilgrimage, but when it offered to send...

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    Bus Bomb Kills 12 Iraqis Near Major Pilgrimage Site

    The attack, claimed by the Islamic State, signals the group’s continuing threat despite its collapse in...

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    Stampede at Iraqi Shrine Kills at Least 31

    Pilgrims observing one of the most sacred events for Shiite Muslims panicked after walkway collapsed in...

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    Bahrain Executes 3 Men, Including 2 Shiite Activists on ‘Terrorism Crimes’

    The two activists were convicted in a mass terrorism trial in connection with the killing a...

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    Airstrike That Killed Suleimani Also Killed Powerful Iraqi Militia Leader

    Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, a lifelong ally of Iran, was the Iraqi deputy commander of the group...

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    For Lebanon’s Shiites, a Dilemma: Stay Loyal to Hezbollah or Keep Protesting?

    Lebanon’s protests have drawn protesters from all religious sects. But Hezbollah, the Islamist militia and political...