- Egypt unrest: Omar Suleiman appeals for patience
Egyptian Vice-President Omar Suleiman has appealed for time to carry out political reforms before presidential elections in September.
- 30 Safar Martyrdom Anniversary of Imam Reza (A.S.)
On the Sad and Mourning occasion of the martyrdom anniversary of Holy Prophet of Islam Hadrat Muhammad Mustafa (S.A.W.), Imam Hasan Mujtaba(A.S.) and Imam Reza(A.S.) we extend our Heartfelt Grief and Condolences to the Millions Muslims and all the lovers of the Holy Ahlul Bayt(A.S.) in the world.
- Algeria state of emergency: Bouteflika ‘signals end’
Algeria’s state of emergency will be lifted in the “very near future”, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is quoted as saying by local media.
- Pakistan MP drops effort to repeal blasphemy laws
A Pakistani politician has dropped her attempt to amend the country’s controversial blasphemy laws, accusing her party of appeasing extremists.
- Over 600 American spies to land in Pakistan
While the entire nation may be loathing the federal government’s stance in the Raymond Davis shooting case, more than 600 spies of the United States are bound for Pakistan in the grab of workers under an ‘assistance project’ signed by the Obama administration and the PPP government last year, sources said.
- Iraqi PM: No one is immune from accountability in Iraq
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki vowed that all delinquents in Iraq will be held accountable.
- Iraq blast in mainly Shia area killed 2
Police and health officials say a bomb has exploded in a mainly Shia area in Baghdad, killing two Iraqi civilians.
- Suicide bomber injures 4 people in Samarra
Four civilians were wounded on Thursday in a suicide car bomb explosion in western Samarra, a security source said.
- Emirates’ Iraq debut turns the spotlight on Basra
DUBAI — Iraq’s Basra expects to be the hottest new destination for a spate of international carriers after Emirates blazed a bold new trail by launching its 110th international service to this historic port city on Wednesday.
- Iraqis protest power and food shortages; 3 shot
BAGHDAD – Iraqi police opened fire on Thursday to disperse hundreds of angry residents protesting against shortages of power, water and other services near the southern city of Diwaniya, wounding three, officials said.