- Mosques to become venues for blood donation
SHARJAH – As the spiritual month of Ramadan approaches, the Ministry of Health is to launch a blood donation drive targeting the worshippers congregating at mosques.
- Hundreds Pakistani protests after 18 Shiites shot martyred
At least 18 Shia Muslims, including a woman, have been gunned down by unidentified assailants in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, triggering strong protests by members of the minority community.
- Thpusands Anti-regime rally held in N Bahrain
Anti-government protesters have held another rally in northern Bahrain, despite the regime’s continuing crackdown on demonstrations.
- Trial judge for Egyptâs Mubarak to speed process
The judge who will try Egyptâs ousted leader Hosni Mubarak has vowed a speedy trial with all hearings to be broadcast live on state television.
- Rebels subdue ‘rogue pro-Gaddafi faction’
Four dead and six wounded as opposition says it has launched attack on pro-Gaddafi brigade operating under rebel banner.
- First Islamic Mobile Contents Store in France
The first Islam dedicated Mobile contents store (Islamic Appstore) was launched in France.
- Karachi violence: Over 20 dead in new round of chaos
Police say west and east zones of the city are highly volatile including Orangi Town, Liyari, Landhi and Gulistan-e-Jauhar.
- 13 dead in suicide blast at Afghan police HQ
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – Twelve policemen and a child were killed Sunday when a suicide car bomber struck outside police headquarters in the southern Afghan city of Lashkar Gah, officials said.
- Turkey’s military elite quit en masse
TURKEY’S entire military command resigned at the weekend in a row with the government over officers jailed for alleged coup plots â” the latest episode in a long-running battle between the staunchly secularist army and the Islamist-rooted government.
- CIAâs Pakistan chief leaves country
The CIAâs Islamabad station chief, who oversaw the intelligence team that uncovered Osama bin Ladenâs hideout, has left Pakistan for medical reasons, a US official said.