Amir Vahdat

Amir Vahdat is an author at Religion News Service.

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Millions of Shiite Muslims across the world commemorate the mourning day of Ashoura

By Amir Vahdat — July 28, 2023
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In Afghanistan, the Taliban cut mobile phone services in key cities holding commemorations for fear of militants targeting Shiites, whom Sunni extremists consider heretics.

Report: Iran suspends talks with Saudi after mass execution

By Amir Vahdat — March 14, 2022
(AP) — Some activists believe the killings included more than three dozen Shiites, the majority sect of Islam in Iran.
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