At least 14 dead as blasts rock Afghan cities
This includes 10 at a mosque in Mazar-i-Sharif, the second attack against a Shiite target this week.
Few masks as Iraq pilgrims ignore Covid for Shiite mourning
Even though only a little over 5% of Iraqis have been fully vaccinated against Covid, pilgrims insisted they had no need of masks, counting on divine providence to protect them.
Young Saudi Shiites have death penalties converted to 10 years in jail
Time served will apply in all three cases, and they will be released in 2022.