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The study by YouthLink Scotland found 76 per cent think football is a catalyst to sectarian hatred, followed by Orange Order marches at 73 per cent and Republican marches at 63 per cent.
According to a written reply to a question by MNA Saman Sultana Jafri of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal states that 56 sectarian incidents took place in Punjab, 40 in Balochistan, 23 in Sindh and three in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa since June 2013.
The development is seen as a major step towards bridging the sectarian divide in a region which has been plagued by sectarian violence in the recent past.
In recentmonths, there have beena series of sectarian incidents in several governorates, particularly Minya, promptingpublic demand for a new law on the construction of churches to be issued by the parliament.
A dangerous and most vexing consequence of the raging cold war prevailing in our region is the fomenting of sectarian tensions that has driven the Middle East over the edge.
Police had called it first significant sectarian killing of year 2016.
Because the parent receives and directs the funds to the private school, sectarian or non-sectarian, we are satisfied that the State is not actively involved in the adoption of sectarian principles or directing monetary support to a sectarian institution through this scholarship," the court found.
That sectarian struggle now infects almost every aspect of the region's politics.
The sectarian wars of the region have now transcended the civil war in Yemen and the conflicts in Bahrain, and are now firmly located in the center of the Iran-Saudi Arabia axis, which in itself now represents the deepest fault line in the region.
ISLAMABAD -- Key to the solution of sometimes worrying sectarian intolerance lies with Ulema of all hues across the country.
According to a media report, the sectarian violence has resulted inapproximately 2,300 deaths in the country between 2007 and 2013 and at least 1,500 deaths in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
The Iraqi forces' current offensive on ISIS in the city of Tikrit has been taking place without the help of US airstrikes as the US seemed uneasy about the increasingly sectarian nature behind the involvement of Iranian Shiite forces.