- Six Shia Kidnapped Truckers Found Dead Near Parachinar
PESHAWAR: Police on Saturday found the bodies of six truck drivers who were kidnapped a few days ago in a restive northwestern town, officials said.
- USCIRF: Saudi Arabia Should Release Shia Muslim Hadi Al-Mutif
WASHINGTON D.C. – On the eve of the one year anniversary of naming his son as governor of Najran province, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia should immediately order the release of Hadi Al-Mutif, one of the longest serving religious prisoners in the world, said the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).
- US Mosque Firebomber Gets 15 Years Jail
WASHINGTON – A US man who pleaded guilty to firebombing a Tennessee mosque and daubing swastikas on part of the Muslim religious facility has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison.
- Muslims pray for rain in drought-hit Guyana
Muslims across Guyana prayed for rain on Saturday to end a drought that has battered the tiny South American nation’s rice and sugar exports and caused food shortages in indigenous communities.
- Iraqi President: TalabaniNowruz invites all to freedom
Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said here on Saturday that Nowruz invites all to freedom.
- US casualties double in Afghanistan
The number of US troops killed in Afghanistan has roughly doubled in the first quarter of 2010 compared with the same period last year.
- Maliki to seek court order for vote recount
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s coalition is set to ask a court to order a manual recount of ballots cast in the March 7 polls, citing reports of fraud in two major cities.
- Besides Narendra Modi, three lawyers grilled by SIT
Gandhinagar: Along with chief minister Narendra Modi three advocates were also summoned by SIT for questioning on Saturday. They are HM Dhruv, VP Atre and Piyush Gandhi. Dhruv is a senior lawyer in criminal law. He was special public prosecutor handling a few POTA cases including Godhra train carnage.
- Maliki ordered Zebari to quit the Arab summit of Lybia
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki ordered Zebari to quit the summit in protest at a meeting this week between Libyan leader Moamer Gaddafi and Iraqi opposition figures.
- Iraqi PM criticizes UN inaction on ballot rigging
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki criticizes the UN envoy’s rejection of his election fraud allegations and said that he must take strident steps and not make lame excuses.