1. 1st Int’l Shia Website in Portuguese Planned
    The first Shia Website in Portugese is to be launched in the holy city of Qom. This is according to M. H. Rabbani, who is in charge of Latin American Pavilion of Al-Mustafa International University at the 18th Tehran International Holy Quran Exhibition.
  2. 20 held for rioting in Palanpur village
    PALANPUR: Vasan village, 4 km from Palanpur, remained tensed on Sunday after communal clashes between Shia and Sunni fractions of Muslim Community broke out on Saturday night. The groups, police said, entered into a fight over the use of a mike during the Ramzan month namaz. A heavy stone pelting ensued followed by fights with scythes, logs and iron pipes.
  3. Iran declares health alert on Pak border
    Iranian officials have announced the country is to set a medical state of emergency on its borders with Pakistan, launching a vaccination and health check on immigrants.
  4. Saudi launches Ramadan health programme
    Saudi Arabia’s ministry of health has launched a health programme during the first week of the holy month of Ramadan…
  5. Kurds discuss ‘permanent ceasefire’
    An umbrella organization for Kurdish parties and actors has gathered its assembly of 101 delegations in Turkey’s eastern city of Diyarbakir to discuss to discuss a permanent ceasefire.
  6. Bahrain Shia Muslims Detained After Street Protests
    Bahraini authorities detained 12 people on sabotage and arson charges, a security official was quoted on Saturday as saying, after crowds burnt tires and hurled petrol bombs to protest the arrest of Shiite activists.
  7. bahrain: Quran Recitation and Interpretation Contest to Conclude in Manama
    The 15th edition of Quran Recitation and Interpretation Contest will conclude on Friday, August 27 in the city of Manama, capital of Bahrain.
  8. Call for Muslim Brotherhood boycott grows
    CAIRO // Most of Egypt’s opposition parties are urging the Muslim Brotherhood, the country’s largest and oldest opposition group, to boycott legislative elections in November.
  9. Muslim Social Networking Site Becomes Increasingly Popular
    PADANG, W Sumatra, Aug 23 (Bernama) — The Indonesian-based social networking site specially made for the Muslim community, CMnet, had become increasingly popular among Internet users since it was released on August 6, Antara news agency reported.
  10. Sahifeh Sajjadiyeh Translation in Tamil Presented at Quran Exhibition
    Translation of Sahifeh Sajjadiyeh in Tamil language has been presented at the pavilion of Al-Mustafa International University at the 18th Quran exhibition in Tehran.