- Interpol alert for 47 Saudi ‘al-Qaeda militants’
Interpol has issued international alerts for 47 Saudi men, some accused by Saudi Arabia of links with al-Qaeda.
- City boys end up as Saudi camel slaves
MUMBAI-IN yet another instance of youngsters’ Gulf dreams turning into a nightmare, two young men from Mohammad Ali Road, who were promised lucrative jobs in Qatar, now find themselves enslaved in Saudi Arabia.
- Iraq probes shootout with Kuwaiti coast guard
BAGHDAD – Iraqi fishermen killed a Kuwaiti coast guard member during a shootout in one of the more serious incidents between the neighboring countries in years, Iraqi officials said Tuesday.
- Tunisia closes universities to quell unrest
TUNISA – Tunisia’s government ordered the indefinite closure of all schools and universities on Monday in an attempt to stamp out clashes with police which killed 14 civilians at the weekend.
- Release Muslim youths held for Malegaon blast, say scholars
(IANS) Muslim intellectuals Monday asked the Maharashtra government to free young Muslim men held in connection with the 2006 Malegaon bomb blast, following the recent statements of arrested Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Swami Aseemanand.
- Iran produces 42 pc of Muslim world’s science
Iran produces 42 pc of the science among Muslim countries of the world.
- Top honour for British Islamic bank
Bank of London and The Middle East (BLME), the UK-based wholesale, Sharia- compliant bank, has been awarded Best Islamic Bank in the UK by the Islamic Finance News Annual Poll for 2010.
- Imam Ali (AS) Islamic Center to Inaugurate Islamic Digital Library in Vienna
The Imam Ali (AS) Islamic Center in Vienna plans to open a digital library which offers over 14000 books.
- Iraqis outline new security council
Lawmakers with the Sunni-backed Iraqiya slate said they wanted 20 members on a newly proposed national security council with their leader at the helm.
- Unemployed Saudi teachers stage rare Riyadh protest
A group of 250 unemployed Saudi university graduates staged a rare protest in the capital Riyadh, and the group’s spokesman vowed on Sunday to keep up the demonstrations till the Gulf Arab state creates jobs for them.