1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Trial judge for Egypt’s Mubarak to speed process
    The judge who will try Egypt’s ousted leader Hosni Mubarak has vowed a speedy trial with all hearings to be broadcast live on state television.
  5. 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.
  6. First Islamic Mobile Contents Store in France
    The first Islam dedicated Mobile contents store (Islamic Appstore) was launched in France.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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 — the latest episode in a long-running battle between the staunchly secularist army and the Islamist-rooted government.
  10. CIA’s Pakistan chief leaves country
    The CIA’s Islamabad station chief, who oversaw the intelligence team that uncovered Osama bin Laden’s hideout, has left Pakistan for medical reasons, a US official said.