Pakistanis check the site of a bomb blast in Karachi on Sunday. Pakistani officials say the blast has killed dozens of people in a neighborhood dominated by Shiites.
March 3, 2013 At least 28 people were killed in the blast outside a Shiite mosque as people were leaving evening prayers. Sunday's attack follows an attack on Shiite Hazaras in Quetta last month that killed more than 90 people.
A fresco painting from the Chehel Sotun Pavillion in Isfahan, Iran, depicts Persian warfare during the Safavid dynasty period.
February 12, 2007 The division between Islam's Shiite minority and the Sunni majority is deepening across the Middle East. The split occurred soon after the death of the Prophet Muhammad, nearly 1,400 years ago.
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