1. China blames Pakistan-trained militants for attack
    URUMQI, China — China on Monday blamed Muslim extremists trained in Pakistan for launching one of two deadly weekend attacks in a troubled far western region, while overseas activists feared the government could respond by cracking down on ethnic Uighurs widely blamed for the unrest.
  2. Iraq civilian deaths in July match highest for 2011
    BAGHDAD – The number of civilians killed by violence in Iraq rose to 159 in July from 155 in June, matching January with the highest toll so far for 2011, according to health ministry figures released on Monday.
  3. Egypt army moves into Tahrir, dismantles tents
    Egyptian armed forces and riot police moved into Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Monday to dismantle tents set up by protesters who suspended their sit-in a day earlier.
  4. New face of terror – SIO
    Police investigating the 13/7 blasts case are trying to ascertain the role of the banned Muslim organisation Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) in the recent serial blasts of Mumbai. Investigators believe that some members of SIMI have floated a new outfit named the Students Islamic Organization (SIO). It is learnt that the SIO has already formed a good network, especially in remote interior parts of Maharashtra, informed a source from the ATS, which is a part of the investigating team.
  5. 4 suspects held plotting attack on Shiite rally in Islamabad
    Four terrorists, apprehended from a house in Islamabad two days ago, have admitted plotting an attack on the rally of Majlis Wahdat-ul-Muslimeen of Shiite Muslims held in Islamabad on 24th July.
  6. 10 NATO oil tankers set ablaze in Pakistan
    Unknown gunmen have torched at least ten NATO oil tankers in Pakistan’s southern province of Sindh, injuring four people.
  7. Arab unrest, high food prices cast pall on Ramadan
    From Bahrain to Libya and Egypt, the uprisings and unrest gripping the Arab world have cast a pall on the start of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month when the traditional focus on piety will likely be eclipsed by more unrest.
  8. Ramadan Programs for Urdu Speaking Pilgrims of Razavi Holy Shrine Announced
    Ramadan Programs for Urdu Speaking Pilgrims of Razavi Holy Shrine Announced(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – Special programs planned for non-Iranian particularly Urdu-speaking pilgrims of the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) during the holy month of Ramadan were announced by the Office for Islamic Relations and Pilgrims’ Affairs of the shrine.
  9. Saudi Female students protest against discrimination and injustice
    Female students in western Saudi Arabia have protested against discrimination and injustice in admission procedures of their university.
  10. The Holy Month of Ramadan, The Month of Glory, Forbearance, Patience and Brotherhood
    The Glorious and Holy Month of Ramadan has commenced. In this Month of Glory, Forbearance, Patience and Brotherhood we ask Allah the Almighty and Exalted to make us successful in fasting this holy month, rising during its days and nights, getting close to Him and humbly praying to Him, reciting the Holy Qur’an with pondering, and making use of its true guidance, clear signs, and criterion.