In Pakistan’s Shah Jeewna, a Muharram procession historically led by Shia Muslims is led by both Shia and Sunni Muslims.
Officials say the motive of the Albuquerque shooter isn’t confirmed, but they’re looking into the killings of Shia Muslim men by a Sunni Muslim suspect.
Thousands gathered in the holy sites of Karbala and Najaf to participate in the annual rituals.
An Iranian magazine published a story on unwed couples in the country that live together in arrangements referred to as "white marriages."
In this excerpt, VICE News travels to the front lines near Samarra, to embed with an Iraqi Shia militia on the hunt for fighters from the Islamic State.
Several Western nations closed their embassies in Sanaa on Wednesday, with US personnel reportedly destroying documents before fleeing the Yemeni capital.