- Bahraini security forces attack revolutionaries
Bahraini security forces stormed the revolutionary youths in several regions of the country.
- International Commission in Bahrain to Investigate Army Torture
A war crimes expert is to head international commission to investigate police and military violations in Bahrain’s mass protests erupting in February
- Shia Cleric Enters Record Book for Longest Sermon
Shia cleric and president of All India Shia Personal Board Maulana Mirza Mohammad Athar has made it to the Limca Book of Records for his longest continuous series of sermons for the last 53 years at Moughal Masjid-Mumbai during the time of Moharram.
- Uzbekistan Publishes Quran In Braille For The Blind
According to Jahan news agency affiliated to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan, the copies have been published to make it possible for 24 thousand sightless citizens to read the holy Quran.
- Syria to allow other parties alongside ruling Baath
Syria’s government, under massive pressure to reform or quit, has adopted a draft law allowing for new political parties to operate alongside the ruling Baath party.
- Convention drawn up to thwart plight of Shia Muslims at Parachinar
Majlis-e-wahdat Muslameen (MWM) of Pakistan has organized Istaqlal-e-Pakistan Convention demanding the government to take special measures to protect the lives of 0.5 million besieged Shia population of Parachinar.
- Iraqi Electricity Min: Iran and Iraq electricity networks to be connected in 3 years’ time
Iraq’s Electricity Minister said here Monday Tehran-Baghdad relations on electricity field is at best level now and our efforts are aimed at connecting the two countries’ electricity networks within the next three years’ time
- UK admits injuring Afghan children in helicopter attack
The British government announced Monday that an investigation was being launched after admitting five Afghan children were injured in a strike carried out by a UK Apache attack helicopter.
- Iran, Iraq, Syria sign $10 billion gas pipeline deal
Iran, Iraq, and Syria have signed a deal for the construction of the Middle East’s largest gas pipeline, which would transit Iranian gas from Iran’s South Pars gas field to Europe via Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea.
- UN envoy, rebels say no Libya peace plan yet
The UN envoy to Libya and the Benghazi-based rebel council discussed ideas on Monday for ending the civil war, but said a firm initiative had yet to take shape.