4 million Sudanese to vote for independence
Three Iraqis, two US soldiers killed in Iraq
- International conf on elegies held in Lucknow
Jo Zulm pey lanat na karey, aap Lain hai/ Jo Jabr Ka Munkir nahi, who munkir-e-deen hai (One who does not curse atrocity is himself cursed/ One who is not against atrocity is against religion). The couplet penned in typical marsiya style nearly seven decades ago by legendary poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz still holds relevance.
- Russians to get a better understanding of Shia Muslims
A prominent Islamic Research Center in Dagestan, Russia has kicked off publishing online articles in a move to introduce the Ahul Bayt (pbut), the household of the holy prophet to the world community.
- Red Crescent of Iran and Iraq ink MoU to aid pilgrims
The Red Crescent Societies of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Iraq have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to improve services to the pilgrims of the two nations.
- Anti-US rally held in Karachi
Pakistani protesters have once again taken to the streets, calling for the release of Aafia Siddiqui — a female Pakistani scientist sentenced to 86 years in prison in the US.
- Pakistani Shia Prof “Munir Hussain” Shot Martyred
Professor Munir Hussain Sherazi was shot martyred in Dera Islamil Khan (D.I.Khan) by the terrorists of outlawed Nasabi Wahabi organizations Taliban and Sipah-e-Sahaba terrorists.
- Punjab Governor Salman Taseer assassinated in Islamabad
The influential governor of Pakistan’s Punjab province, Salman Taseer, has died after being shot by one of his bodyguards in the capital, Islamabad.
- UK: Number of Muslim converts doubled in 10 years
New study reveals some 5,000 Britons covert to Islam each year despite growing criticism of Muslim community. Group: People are interested in finding out what Islam is all about
- ‘Dawn of History’ exhibition in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi – The Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture & Heritage (ADACH) is organising an exhibition next month at the Al Jahili Fort in Al Ain City to highlight a historic excavation by Danish archaeologists in Abu Dhabi between 1958 and 1972.