- Nineteen killed in suicide bombing in Pakistan
LAKKI MARWAT, Pakistan (Reuters) – A Taliban suicide bomber rammed his car into a police station in northwest Pakistan on Monday killing at least 19 people, police said, in a new wave of attacks by al Qaeda-linked militants.
- Rescue work complete in Pak province
Pakistan army says rescue operations to save flood-hit victims in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa have been completed as around 100,000 stranded people have been moved to safe locations.
- Bahraini Shias demand referendum
A senior Bahraini opposition figure has denounced the government’s discriminatory policies against the country’s majority Shia population, demanding a referendum on its constitution.
- Islamic Satellite Channels Popularity Booming
Jeddah, Asharq Al-Awsat- About eleven years ago, the Arab Radio and Television Network (ART) announced the establishment of the IQRAA Islamic satellite channel as the first specialized Islamic channel, thereby announcing the entry of a new kind of satellite channels onto the Arab scene. Ideas developed afterward, and the number of channels of this kind increased — there were more than 80 Islamic channels in 2010.
- MWM demands Rehman Malik resignation
KARACHI- Majlis Wehdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM) on Sunday demanded the resignation of Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik, CM Balochistan and IG Balochistan over their failure to protect the Al-Quds rally at Quetta.
- Two small bombs set off in Lahore
Two small bombs have exploded in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore but there were no reports of any casualties, police said.
- Top Saudi Shia Cleric Criticizes Preventing the Shia Muslims From Establishing Their Prayers
Sheikh Mohamed Hassan Al-Habib has criticized the Saudi Government for preventing its Shia citizens in the city of Al-Khober from exercising their freedom of worship under the pretext of stopping the Shia expansion in the region.
- Rally condemns attacks on Shia Muslims in Lahore and Quetta
On the appeal of countrywide protests by Majlis Wahdat Muslimeen (MWM) Pakistan and Imamia Students Organization (ISO) over the deadlyi attacks at Quetta and Lahore, a large protest demonstration and sit-in was held in front of Islamabad Press Club.
- Installing the golden doors of the holy shrine of Imam Hussein (a.s)
Installing the main golden entrance doors of the holy shrine of Imam Hussein (a.s) came to an end.
- 340 Convert Islam In First Half Of 2010 in Brunei
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei — A total of 340 people have embraced the Islamic faith from January to June this year, based on the statistics from the Islamic Da’wah Centre.