At least six Shia protesters were killed in clashes with Nigerian police in the capital Abuja on Monday, witnesses told AFP.
The remains of hundreds of mainly Shia inmates killed by Islamic State militants when they overran a prison in northern Iraq more than two years ago have been unearthed by forces retaking the area from the group, a spokesman said.
Saudi security forces have arrested a Shia preacher in the east of the kingdom, charging that he ‘glorified’ Lebanon's Iran-backed militant group Hezbollah online, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.
Stray bullets killed one Indian and wounded three in Saudi Arabia during a security operation that killed a wanted Bahraini, an Indian community source said on Wednesday.
Bombings claimed by the Islamic State group killed more than 50 people and wounded dozens on Sunday near a revered Shia shrine outside the Syrian capital Damascus.
Kuwait on Tuesday sentenced two defendants to death, including an Iranian being tried in absentia, after they were convicted of "spying for Iran" and plotting attacks in the Gulf country.
Iranian protesters stormed the Saudi embassy in Tehran early on Sunday and Shia Muslim Iran's top leader predicted "divine vengeance" for Saudi Arabia's execution of a prominent Shia cleric.