- Iraq triple car bombs kill 8
At least eight people have been killed and 68 others injured as three car bombs went off in quick succession in Iraq’s northern oil-rich city of Kirkuk.
- US, NATO forces responsible for 17 per cent of children deaths in Afghan / Two children killed every day in war in 2010
At least two children lost their lives every day in the Afghan conflict in 2010, a rights group said Wednesday, blaming the Taliban-led insurgents for two thirds of the deaths.
- FBI Watching Muslim Americans With COINTELPRO Like Division
Most Americans may believe that COINTELPRO–when the FBI infiltrated civil rights era activists groups like The Black Panther Party and SNCC–is a thing of the past. But these days, Muslim-American communities are increasingly under surveillance by the FBI, including the use of informant provocateurs and spying. ….
- Parachinar Road reopens after 4 years
The Parachinar-Peshawar Road reopened on Tuesday for all kinds of traffic after four years.
- Terrorists of Al Qaeda escape from Egypt prison
Militant linked to al Qaeda were among the thousands of prisoners who walked free from Egyptian jails last month during the turmoil triggered by a popular uprising against the president, the vice president said.
- Custodianship of Imam Hussein’s (AS) Holy Shrine Receives Top Religious Figure’s Year Award / Photos
Reform and Co-existence Islamic Institute has announced the custodian of Imam Hussein’s (AS) holy shrine, Ayatollah Abd-ul-Mahdi Karbalaee, as the top religious figure of year 2010, Noon Website reported.
- US threatens to cut Pakistan aid over Davis
The US threatens to cut aid to Pakistan unless Islamabad drops murder charges against the American consulate employee who has been imprisoned for murdering two Pakistanis.
- Netherlands Home Affairs Minister Defends Halal Lunches for Muslim Police
Police in The Netherland’s Gelderland region can continue to hand out halal lunches to workers who don’t want to eat pork products, home affairs minister Piet Hein Donner said on Tuesday.
- Jordan King swears in new government
King Abdullah swore in a new government on Wednesday, led by a former general who has promised to widen public freedoms in response to anti-government protests.