KARACHI: 'Chup Taziya' procession was taken out on Thursday to commemorate the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hassan Askari (R.A), ARY News reports. The mourning procession started from Nishtar Park and ended at Hussainian Iranian Imambargah while passing through M.A. Jinnah Road, Empress Market, Regal Intersection, Tibet Centre, Radio Pakistan, Lighthouse and Boulton Market. Strict security measures were taken to ensure that no untoward incident took place during the procession. The procession routes were sealed with…
BAGHDAD: Iraqi security forces and mainly Shi'ite militia exchanged fire sporadically with Islamic State fighters in Tikrit on Thursday, a day after they pushed into Saddam Hussein's home city in their biggest offensive yet against the militants.