1. 4 million Sudanese to vote for independence
  2. Three Iraqis, two US soldiers killed in Iraq
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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
  10. ‘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.