- Bahraini Govt. Steps up Terror Campaign
Bahrain’s Saudi-backed regime continues to quell political activists and anti-government protesters despite lifting a martial law on June 1.
- Syrian regime seals restive town
Syrian soldiers and police officers who deserted rather than fire on protesters in a restive northern city remained behind to fight against an expected all-out government assault, a resident said. Troops loyal to the regime came under sniper fire Saturday as they approached.
- Afghanistan, Pakistan resolve to eliminate terrorism
Afghan President Hamid Karzai huddled with officials in neighboring Pakistan and said it is imperative that both countries strengthen cooperation and work together to fight militants plaguing both countries
- U.S. approved $200 million in military sales from American defense firms to Bahrain
A new State Department report shows the U.S. approved $200 million in military sales from American defense firms to Bahrain in 2010, ….
- Twin car bombs in Iraq’s Mosul kill six, injure 60
Two car bombs exploded in quick succession in a central street of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Saturday, killing six people and injuring 60, police and hospital officials said.
- Kuwait arrests man over anti-Saudi Twitter posts
Kuwait has arrested a Kuwaiti Shia Muslim man for publishing criticism of the ruling families in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia on social media site Twitter, a security source said on Saturday.
- Tens of thousands Yemenis hold fresh anti-Saleh protests
Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters have once again taken to the streets across Yemen on a day of loyalty to the revolution’s goals.
- Fighting erupts in Zlitan, Turkey offers Gaddafi exit
Heavy fighting between pro-Gaddafi troops and rebels broke out in a Libyan city just 160 kilometres east of Tripoli, potentially opening the coastal road to the capital, just as cracks appeared among NATO allies.
- Bomb kills 15 Afghan civilians
Fifteen Afghans, most of them children, were killed by a roadside bomb on Saturday, as a report from the United Nations said May was the deadliest month for civilians in the country since the U.N. mission began compiling statistics.
- Arrested SIMI, IM men involved in 6 robbery cases
The SIMI and IM terrorists, arrested here last Sunday, were also behind the armed robbery that took place at the gold finance company in Manappuram here last August.