1. Grand Sheikh meets US Muslim communities’ representative
    Ahmed el-Tayyeb, the grand sheikh of Al-Azhar, met yesterday with Farah Pandith, special representative to Muslim Communities for the US State Department.
  2. Coventry farmer defends bacon substitute for Muslims
    A Coventry farmer has insisted he is reacting to demand from traders in trying to give Muslims a taste of pork by producing bacon-style rashers from halal-slaughtered turkeys.
  3. Iran to participate in “Russia and Islamic World” confab in Moscow
    Iran’s Ayatollah Taskhiri heading a delegation will participate in the International Conference titled “Russia and Islamic World” to be held in Moscow in late June.
  4. Iraq’s Shi’ite-led groups edge closer to government
    Iraq’s two main Shi’ite-led electoral blocs have agreed to rein in the power of the prime minister, party officials said.
  5. Shia killings in Karachi are a handiwork of Pakistan’s spy agency
    While the ISI’s connections with the terrorists of Taliban and Sipah-e-Sahaba are known to every one, it is now becoming abundantly clear that recent wave of Shia killings in Karachi too is a handiwork of the ISI.
  6. Muslim leaders seek UN help on ‘islamophobia’
    Geneva – Muslim states said on Wednesday that what they call “islamophobia” is sweeping the West and its media and demanded that the United Nations take tougher action against it.
  7. Russia: International Islamic banking and finances summit to be held in Kazan
    The 2nd International Islamic Banking and Finances Summit to be held in Kazan on June 28-29, Russian Foreign Ministry’s Ambassador-at-large Konstantin Shuvalov told Interfax-Religion in his interview.
  8. Persian Encyclopedia of Imam Hadi (AS) Goes Online
    On the occasion of martyrdom anniversary of the tenth Shia Imam (AS), the Encyclopedia of Imam Hadi (AS) went online.
  9. Najaf Cemetery “Wadi Al-Salam” Listed as World Heritage Site
    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has agreed to list the Wadi Al-Salam Cemetery in the holy city of Najaf as a world heritage site, Iraq’s Ministry of Culture announced.
  10. Egyptians protest police brutality
    Egyptian police clash with protesters who gathered near the Interior Ministry headquarters in the capital Cairo for a rally protesting the death of a young Egyptian man last week.