- Family of 4 killed in home invasion: Iraqi police
Iraqi officials say gunmen stormed the home of a family of four living in Baghdad and killed them all in a nighttime raid.
- Iran sets March 2012 for parliamentary election
TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s official news agency says parliamentary elections have been set for next March.
- Iran intelligence minister resigns
TEHRAN – Iran’s intelligence minister resigned on Sunday, the official IRNA news agency reported, without giving any details.
- Protesters, police clash in northern Iraq, 35 wounded
ARBIL, Iraq – At least 35 people were wounded, including seven policemen, in clashes between protesters and security forces in Iraq’s northern city of Sulaimaniya on Sunday, police and hospital sources said.
- CJ: Armed forces must be subservient to civilian govt
ISLAMABAD — In an unusually candid speech to military officers, Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry has said that the armed forces of Pakistan must be subservient to the civilian administration.
- Musharraf ready to end diferences with Sharif
ISLAMABAD — Former military ruler Gen. (retd) Pervez Musharraf has expressed his desire to sort out his differences with the Pakistan Muslim League chief Nawaz Sharif but says he has no regrets for toppling him in 1999.
- Mosque attack angers Montreal Muslim group
The Muslim Council of Montreal (MCM) is calling for harsher penalties and zero tolerance for hate crimes in the wake of an attack last week on a Dorval mosque.
- Assad Announces Emergency Law to Be Abolished Within a Week
As the new Syrian government was sworn in on Saturday, President Bashar Assad declared that the emergency law in force since 1963 will be abolished within a week.
- Poison gas used on Yemeni protesters
Dozens of Yemeni protesters have reportedly suffered injuries after the security forces used poison gas to disperse anti-government rallies.
- Bahrain regime punishes civil servants
Bahrain’s brutal crackdown on anti-government protesters is taking its toll on the civil servants, who have joined the popular revolution.