1. Nahj-ol-Balaqa Seminar Planned in Beirut
    Iranian cultural attaché in Beirut says a seminar on Nahj-ol-Balaqa in the Lebanese capital will be held next month
  2. Rajasthan ATS arrests another Ajmer blast accused
    The Anti-Terrorist Squad of Rajasthan arrested another suspect in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah blast case who had allegedly played key role in the conspiracy behind the incident in which three persons were killed.
  3. Shia Muslims the Most Killed in Series of Blasts in Baghdad, 300 Killed/ Injured
    BAGHDAD: Rapid-fire bombings and mortar strikes in mostly Shia neighborhoods of Baghdad killed over 76 people and wounded more than 200 on Tuesday, calling into question the ability of Iraqi security forces to protect the capital.
  4. Grand Ayatollah Sistani condemns attack on Baghdad church
    Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has strongly condemned the hostage-taking incident at a Catholic church in Baghdad.
  5. More than 100,000 Somali Sacrificial Sheep Arrive in Jeddah
    More than 100,000 Somali sheep arrived Monday at the Jeddah Islamic Port, part of efforts to cover the high demand for Adahi, sacrificial animals, during the Hajj and Eid Al-Adha season.
  6. Huge volcanic blast spurs hasty evacuations
    Indonesia’s deadly volcano erupted on Wednesday with its biggest blast yet, shooting searing ash miles into the sky and forcing hasty new evacuations of panicked people.
  7. Ayodhya: Shia Muslim Personnel Board for out-of-court solution
    MEERUT: All India Shia Muslim Personnel Board today said that efforts should be made for an out-of-court settlement of the Ayodhya issue and no one should harbour any “ill feelings.”
  8. Iraq parliament to meet, Maliki may form govt
    Iraq’s parliament will meet on Monday to elect a speaker, the chamber said on Wednesday, a move that could break an eight-month political deadlock.
  9. UN raises winter funds alarm in flood-hit Pakistan
    ISLAMABAD — The United Nations on Wednesday expressed increasing alarm over sluggish funds for Pakistan’s 21 million flood victims, appealing to donors to act swiftly to stave off a new winter emergency.
  10. Aga Khan case defendant: ‘I withdraw all my allegations. Sorry’
    VANCOUVER – Globally renowned philanthropist and Ismaili spiritual leader – The Aga Khan – has instructed his lawyer to obtain summary judgment against two individuals who have fought against him over the publication of a book and falsely claimed that his staff committed forgery of his signatures.