1. Summit lets Turkey flex its diplomatic muscles
    ISTANBUL – Turkey, a stable and fast- growing economy, hosts leaders from Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asian states at an economic summit on Thursday which illustrates Ankara’s growing regional influence.
  2. Iraqi general gunned down in Baghdad
    BAGHDAD – Gunmen with silenced weapons raked an army brigadier general’s car with gunfire in a Baghdad street, killing him and wounding his daughter, officials said on Thursday.
  3. Pakistani drone victim seeks to put US on trial
    Sadaullah Wazir says he was relaxing in his front yard when the missile struck, hurling him against the wall and mangling his legs so badly that they had to be amputated.
  4. Nine shia injured in Taliban attack
    After many weeks a Civilian passengers convey was announced by Commandant FC Col Tausef on Wednesday morning. Passengers from Parachinar Tehsil Upper Kurram traveled to Tehsil AliZai Lower Kurram covering 60 km without any fear & without convey as this area is free of militants Taliban and controlled by Turi & Bangash tribes….
  5. Quran Memorization Methods Discussed in Kuwait
    The first international meeting on “Memorization and Teaching of the Holy Quran” was held at Kuwait’s Quranic institutes.
  6. UN reports one million still need aid
    Four months after the monsoon floods washed through Pakistan, ‘we have a protracted humanitarian crisis in the south where we still have one million people displaced because of flooding…
  7. OIC chief affirms need for strong Islamic media
    Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, secretary-general of the 57-member Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), on Wednesday emphasized the need for a strong media to confront the smear campaign against Islam and Muslims.
  8. Islamic Development Bank to finance Turkish locomotive project
    Turkey’s state railway company TCDD signed on Monday a contract with South Korean railway systems provider Hyundai Rotem to buy 80 electric locomotives and a simulator for $312.7 million.
  9. First Cabinet Meeting for Iraqi Coalition
    Iraq’s new coalition cabinet held its first meeting on Wednesday faced with “enormous” challenges to improve security, public services and ties with other countries, following months of political deadlock