1. AMU Vice Chancellor appealed students to continue their classes without interruption
    Aligarh : The Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, Prof. P. K. Abdul Azis today appealed the students to continue their classes without interruption and involve in academic activities and maintain peace in the halls of residence and isolate the trouble makers.
  2. Oil Price Back Above $82
    LONDON (AFP) – Crude Oil bounced back above 82 dollars here on Friday in the wake of positive economic data in the United States, which is the world’s biggest oil-consuming nation.
  3. Malaysia seeks UAE investment
    DUBAI – Malaysia seeks to attract UAE investments in key economic sectors and the projects worth over Dh300 million are on active list that may be finalised soon, a top official of Malaysian Industrial Development Authority, or MIDA, said.
  4. Muslim voters divided in Bihar
    Community’s vote could go either way as parties woo crucial votebank; strategists see tilt in wake of Ayodhya ruling
  5. Afghan aid work threatened by private security ban
    KABUL, Afghanistan — A U.S.-funded program to bolster local governance and community development across Afghanistan said Friday that it will close down before the end of the year if President Hamid Karzai does not modify his ban on private security companies.
  6. Al-Azhar Sunni Grand Imam: Standing Behind Shia Elites for Prayering is Permissible
    Ahmad el-Tayeb, Sheikh of Egypt’s prestigious Al-Azhar University said “there is no word of excommunicating Shia in Islam and the holy Qur’an,” Al-manar TV quoted the Egyptian university dean as saying.
  7. Yemen intelligence colonel killed ‘by Qaeda’
    ADEN, Yemen — Gunmen in south Yemen shot dead a colonel in the country’s intelligence service on Friday, a security official said, blaming the attack on Al-Qaeda.
  8. Iraq PM Maliki Predicts New Government ‘Very Soon’
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, in Cairo on a regional tour to rally support for his candidacy, said Wednesday his country would “soon” have a new government, seven months after an inconclusive poll.
  9. WikiLeaks papers show Iraq torture, US killings
    Al Jazeera on Friday released “startling new information” from US documents obtained by WikiLeaks, alleging state-sanctioned Iraqi torture and the killing of hundreds of civilians at US military checkpoints.
  10. New Shia News agency on the Net
    “Shia Today”, the latest Shia News Agency, steps into the Internet world.