1. Explosion strikes German convoy in Afghanistan
    KUNDUZ, Afghanistan – A suicide attacker blew up his explosives-laden car next to a German military convoy in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing three Afghan civilians, officials and witnesses said.
  2. 12 ‘Qaeda’ militants, two Yemeni soldiers killed in clashes
    ADEN — Twelve suspected members of an Al-Qaeda-linked group and two Yemeni soldiers were killed in clashes near the gunmen-held southern city Zinjibar, an army officer said on Sunday.
  3. UAE to toughen up money declaration rules from September
    The United Arab Emirates will require those leaving the country to declare large amounts of money from September as part of an effort to improve monitoring of suspicious cash flows, officials said on Sunday.
  4. Montreal: Soccer referee banned for wearing hijab
    A former Lac St. Louis soccer referee is blowing the whistle on rules she said prevent her from practising her religion….
  5. 70 Halal Organizations invited to Thailand “Halal International Forum”
    Representatives from 70 halal organizations from 35 countries have been invited to join the ‘Phuket Halal International Forum and Andaman Muslim Expo 2011′, which gets underway at Phuket Graceland Resort and Spa in Patong on June 22.
  6. Bahrain Regime Seeks Mercenaries
    Fresh mercenary recruit attempts abroad and a hastened royal marriage to Saudi Arabia show how desperate to survive the regime of Bahrain has become.
  7. Bahrain Tries Teenager over Protests
    A 15-year-old Bahraini boy has stood trial for participating in anti-government demonstrations, as the Saudi-backed regime continues its brutal crackdown on peaceful protesters.
  8. Tunisia’s Ben Ali to be Tried Monday
    Ousted Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, who is in Saudi Arabia, is to go on trial as Riyadh is opposing Tunisians’ requests to hand him over.
  9. Halal Slaughter Debate Reaches Australia
    A debate about ritual slaughter has moved to Australia with a pro-animal group calling for abattoirs to be banned from ritually killing animals without stunning them first, a move that sparked uproar among the Muslim community in the country.