1. More spending on Muslims’ education suggested for 12th plan
    A high-level meeting to discuss ways and means to improve the lives of Muslims in the 12th Five Year plan today suggested more spending on education for the community.
  2. Bahrain mulls change in law to fill local council seats
    MANAMA — Bahrain might allow by-election in case a seat falls vacant in the municipal councils, according to an amendment made to the municipality law on Tuesday.
  3. Indian-Muslim heritage centre
    SOME 150 people responded to the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore’s call for donations of artefacts and photos for the Nagore Dargah Heritage Centre in Telok Ayer.
  4. Sadr’s followers demand Biden stay away from Iraq
    NAJAF, Iraq – Followers of Iraqi Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr took to the streets on Friday after prayers to condemn a visit by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and demand U.S. forces leave the country.
  5. Detainees don police uniforms in Iraq jailbreak
    BAGHDAD – A dozen terror suspects disguised in police uniforms broke out of an Iraqi jail Friday, prompting a manhunt across the nation’s south for what officials called a dangerous group of top-ranking insurgents linked to al-Qaida.
  6. At least 13 southern activists arrested in Yemen
    ADEN, Yemen – At least 13 Southern Movement activists were arrested, including a regional chief, during a demonstration in the city of Mukallah on Friday, police and sources within the movement said.
  7. US uncertain about Afghanistan pullout
    The top US military official has cast doubts about the time of a withdrawal from Afghanistan and the number of American forces to leave the violence-wracked nation.
  8. Gunmen kill 6 in NW Pakistan
    At least six people have been shot dead by unknown gunmen in northwestern city of Hangu near the Pakistan-Afghanistan tribal belt.
  9. 3 Shia embraced martyrdom in different acts of ongoing terrorism
    3 Momineen embraced Shahadat , in the ongoing Target Killing and Blasts against the Shia community .
  10. Tunisian president swept from power
    A month-long wave of violent protests has swept Tunisia’s president from power, bringing an extraordinary end to the 23-year rule of one of the Arab world’s most autocratic leaders.