- Kyrgyz president formally resigns after turmoil
(Reuters) – Deposed President Kurmanbek Bakiyev formally resigned in a handwritten letter sent to Kyrgyzstan’s new leaders on Friday, allaying fears of civil war in the strategic Central Asian country.
- Seven killed in Saudi flash floods
Six members of a family have lost their lives in flash floods that hit southwestern Saudi Arabia as heavy rains continue to plague the kingdom.
- An American shoe company produced “Allah” printed shoes + PIC
Production of the shoes with the printed names of Allah and holly Prophet on them angers the Muslims.
- Terrorist attacked Shia in a Pakistani hospital
Several innocent people, some Shia were among them, Martyred in a terrorist attack this morning in Quetta.
- Pakistan Unlikely to Act on Bhutto Report, UN Envoy Haroon Says
April 17 (Bloomberg) — Pakistan is unlikely to take steps to address the security and judicial failures detailed in a report on the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, the nation’s envoy to the United Nations said.
- US Entrepreneurship Summit To Focus On Muslim Ties
Some 250 delegates from more than 50 countries will gather this month, along with senior US government officials and business leaders, for a Summit on Entrepreneurship that aims to bolster ties to Muslim communities, the White House said on Friday.
- Muslim voters may hold the key to UK election
LONDON // They form only a small percentage of the electorate yet, paradoxically, it could be Britain’s Muslims who determine the outcome of next month’s general election.
- Iraqi PM says next government has to include Sunnis
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq’s incumbent Shi’ite Muslim prime minister said the next government to be formed after an inconclusive election in March had to include the Sunni-backed coalition that won the most seats.