- Karachi Violence claims 800 lives in 7 months
Karachi the commercial hub and the largest city of Pakistan is facing ethnic sectarian and political violence which has claimed 800 lives in seven months of this year. According to Human rights commission of Pakistan, the violence is the deadliest since 1995, when more than 900 people were killed
- HC wants Ishrat case final report by September 8
AHMEDABAD â” The Gujarat High Court has asked the special investigation team (SIT) probing the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter to submit its final report by September 8, and gave powers to its chairman to arrest anyone pressurising witnesses.
- Fight for food in Mogadishu leaves 7 dead
Somali government troops opened fire Friday on hungry civilians, killing at least seven people, as both groups made a grab for food at a U.N. distribution site in the capital of this famine-stricken country, witnesses said.
- Yemeni govt forces, tribesmen clash in capital
Yemeni government forces clashed on Friday with supporters of the powerful Hashed tribal grouping led by Sheikh Sadeq al-Ahmar that is demanding Abdullah Saleh leave office.
- Gadhafi’s youngest son, grandkids killed in NATO attack
TRIPOLI (Libya): Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi survived a NATO missile strike Saturday that killed his youngest son and three grandchildren and wounded friends and relatives, Libya’s spokesman said.
- Syria government ‘ending rebellion’
Syria’s government has showed off TV and still images of burned buildings and rubble-strewn streets empty of people in Hama, the epicentre of anti-regime protests, and claimed it was putting an end to the rebellion in the besieged city.
- Bahrain admits attack on medical site
Bahraini authorities have acknowledged that its troops attacked a medical center run by the Paris-based Doctors Without Borders (MSF), claiming it was âunlicensed.â
- Jordan youths to up pro-reform demos
Jordanian youth groups say they are planning to enlarge their pro-reform demonstrations in Amman and other Jordanian cities during the holy month of Ramadan and for the Eid-al-Fitr festival
- The Message of Grand Ayatollah Safi on the Occasion of Famine in Somalia
In this message Grand Ayatollah Safi calls the famine in Somalia as a painful tragedy and allows the use of one-third share of the Imam out of Khums.