- Trigger happy companies back in Iraq
Trigger happy American security firms’ personnel in Iraq, which currently stand at 7,000, may replace US soldiers in increasing numbers throughout Iraqi War Theater.
- Clashes leave 15 dead in NW Pakistan
At least 14 militants and one soldier have been killed during clashes between security forces and militants in Orakzai Agency in northwest of Pakistan.
- Two ‘Lashkar-i-Jhangvi terrorists held for killing of Shia MPA
The Karachi police has claimed that they had arrested two suspected members of the proscribed Lashkar-i-Jhangvi who were allegedly involved in the recent string of sectarian killings, including the assassination of Sindh legislator Syed Raza Haider and Khadim Hussain son of Shia Cleric Mirza Yousuf Hussain, who was targeted in a mosque on Aug 2.
- Bahrain arrests four more Shiite activists as elections near
MANAMA: Bahraini authorities have detained four more Shiite activists on security grounds, raising the stakes in the run-up to parliamentary elections after earlier arrests were criticized by rights groups.
- Construction of hugest Qur’anic Complex to begin soon in Tehran
Tehran Municipality will begin contraction work of Islamic word’s hugest Qur’anic Complex on Ramadhan 15th at Abbasabad Hills of Iran’s capital city, it was announced here Wednesday.
- U.S. Envoy: ‘Sistani is trying to help break Iraq’s political deadlock’
Iraq’s top Shia Muslim cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, may be exerting his influence with squabbling politicians to speed up the formation of a new government as the U.S. withdraws troops, a U.S. diplomat said.
- “Khoja Shia World Federation” and “CoEJ” hold telethon on Ahlul Bayt TV
On 21 and 22 August 2010, The World Federation of KSIMC and The Council of European Jamaats (CoEJ) will be holding a telethon on Ahlul Bayt TV to raise donations for the PAKISTAN FLOOD RELIEF FUND.
- Muslim employee sues Disneyland over headscarf ban
A Muslim employee is suing Disney for not allowing her to wear a hijab while serving customers at a restaurant in company’s California theme park.
- Water satellite measures Pakistan flood
Europe’s water satellite which senses the wetness of soils has provided researchers with a different perspective on the devastating monsoon floods in Pakistan.
- New drive to spread Qur’an message in North America
Canadian Muslim associated with the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) is spearheading a campaign to spread the message of Islam in Canada and the United States.