1. Dehradun exhibition showcases different kinds of Quran
    A two-day exhibition showcasing different kinds of Quran, the Islamic holy book, is being held in Uttarakhand’s Dehradun city to mark the Islamic month of Ramadan.
  2. Floods submerge Pakistani town
    Floodwaters have submerged a town in Pakistan’s southern province of Sindh while a nearby city is spared from flooding, officials say.
  3. “Karzai prevents corruption probes”
    Afghan President Hamid Karzai has been accused of forcing out an anti-corruption lawyer in an attempt to block probes at the highest government levels.
  4. Millions stepping in Najaf for Haydari mourning
    Iraq: Hundreds of thousands of mourners have been heading to the holy city of Najaf to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Al-Imam Ali Al-Murtazha (a.s), first infallible descendant of Prophet Muhammad (s), at his holy shrine.
  5. Kabul police bus blast kills 35
    A powerful bomb blast has destroyed a police bus in the Afghan capital killing more than 35 people as Taliban claimed responsibility.
  6. Pig left at entrance to US Muslim centre
    An effigy of a pig has been left in the mailbox of a California Muslim organization as a protest against the proposed Islamic centre in New York City.
  7. Most Complete ‘Nahj-ul-Balagha’ Manuscript Unveiled
    The most complete edition of ‘Nahj-ul-Balagha’ (peak of eloquence), a book of quotations by Imam Ali (AS), the first Shiite imam, was unveiled at Iran’s Documents and National Library Organization in a ceremony.
  8. Biden visits Iraq to mark formal end to US combat
    Vice President Joe Biden returned to Iraq Monday to mark this week’s formal end to US combat operations.
  9. New regulations to promote investment in UAE
    Preparations are underway to launch a batch of new laws in a bid to improve and modernize the current legislative system and further enhance the business environment in line with the UAE strategic vision for 2010
  10. Last member of Wahabi gang sentenced in Ulyanovsk
    The Ulyanovsk Regional Court has convicted the last member of a Wahabi extremist group, which committed a number of serious crimes in the region in the early 2000s.