- Blast in Pakistan’s Swat Valley kills 5, wounds 35
PESHAWAR, (AP) – An apparent suicide bombing near a bus terminal in Pakistan’s Swat Valley killed five people and wounded at least 35 on Thursday, officials said, a sign that Islamist militants remain active in the northwest region despite a massive army operation.
- US drone attack kills10 in Pakistan
At least 10 people have lost their lives and several others have been injured in a US drone attack in troubled northwestern Pakistan.
- Dubai apartment rents dip 8 pc
Apartment rents in Dubai declined by an average of eight per cent in the second quarter in the wake of a steady increase in supply of new units, a property management company said.
- Anti-Islamic Websites to Be Banned in Turkey
Turkey’s Dianat (religious affairs) Department has been given the right to seek to ban anti-Islam websites according to a bill passed by the parliament, internethaber reports.
- 3rd Shaban, Birthday Anniversary of Imam Hussain (A.S.), Biography
On the Auspicious and Solemn occasions of the Birthday Anniversary of Imam Hussain (A.S) ” the Great Savior of Islam” We extend our Joyous and Happy Greetings and Felicitations to all the followers and lovers of Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) in the world.
- Kurdish Leader Calls on highest Shia religious authority to Intervene
Mahmoud Othman, a leader of the Kurdish alliance, has called on al-Marja’ia [the highest Shi’a religious authority] to intervene in the current political stalemate in Iraq, by bringing together the two leading Shi’a parties – Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s State of Law and al-Hakim/al-Sadr’s Iraqi National Alliance – to agree on a common candidate for the post of prime minister.
- Saudi civil aircraft in first flight to Iraq in 20 years
A Saudi civil airliner touched down in the main southern Iraqi city of Basra on Thursday on the first such flight between the neighbouring countries since Iraq’s 1990 invasion of Kuwait.
- Grand Ayatullah Wahid Khorasani’s request for AhlulBayt (a.s) followers
On the verge of 15th day of Sha’ban, the birthday of Imam Mahdi (a.t.f.s), Grand Ayatullah Wahid Khorasani’s has important suggestion for AhlulBayt (a.s) followers.
- Finland’s Muslim youths to get own magazine
Young Muslims are planning to publish their own magazine, the first issue of which will appear in August. The magazine dubbed Umma is the first of its kind in Finland.
- More than 20 killed, 100 wounded in Iran blasts
TEHRAN – Two explosions outside a Shiite mosque in mainly Sunni southeastern Iran killed more than 20 people and wounded over 100 on Thursday, state news agency IRNA quoted a top medical official as saying.