- 13 killed in Iraq attacks, including army general
BAGHDAD – A series of bombings and shootings around Iraq Tuesday claimed 13 lives, including four policemen, an Iraqi army general and a 9-year-old girl, Iraqi officials said.
- Finland: New Muslim lifestyle magazine
Finland will see a new magazine created by young Muslins, in August. The magazine will include matters of daily interest and features ranging from fashion to sport as seen from a Muslim perspective. The staff of the magazine, Umma, says they also want to reach young ethnic Finnish readers.
- Turkey expects Arab tourist flow before Ramadan
Turkish tourism officials expect a significant flow of Arab tourists to Turkey in July, prior to the Islamic month of Ramadan to start in August.
- Wahhabis’ anti – Shia Propaganda Foiled
So for Ms Abdullah, a visit to the largely Shia coastal region of Qatif was an eye-opening experience. She was surprised to learn that Saudi Shia speak Arabic not Farsi and revere the Koran, rather than “texts sent from Iran”.
- Mastung: Abdul Aleem Shot Martyred
The target killing of Shia Muslims continues across the country including Mastung Balochistan as the terrorists of outlawed Nasabi’s outfit Sipah-e-Sahaba and Taliban martyred Abdul Aleem Mangi in Mastung, Balochistan
- Iraq rivals meet to bring premiership row to head
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and his arch rival for the premiership Iyad Allawi met on Wednesday, aides said, in a bid to resolve a row that has stalled coalition talks for months.
- Iraq Approves Gas Deal with Shell
Iraq has approved a multibillion-dollar joint venture deal with Royal Dutch Shell PLC to tap associated natural gas in the south of the country.
- Kuwaiti women’s progress an eye-opener
Though they hold only four seats in the 50-member Kuwait’s Majlis-e-Ummah (the Parliament), the Kuwaiti Muslim women have specific reasons to view their presence in the House as a major success.
- Arab tribes sign peace deal in Sudan’s Darfur
Two rival Arab tribes have signed a peace deal in Sudan’s Darfur region, peacekeepers said Tuesday, raising hopes for an end to fighting that has killed more than 200 people since March.
- Bangladesh Jamaat leaders held on anti-Muslim charge
Bangladesh police on Tuesday arrested three top leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami, the country’s biggest Islamic political party, on charges of hurting religious sentiments of Muslims in a case likely to trigger protests.