- Iraq postpones handover of city security to police
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq is delaying handing over security to police in major cities over concerns that some forces were not ready to take on a stubborn insurgency as the last U.S. troops prepare to withdraw at the end of 2011.
- U.S. seeks to redraw Iraq training plan
BAGHDAD â” U.S. officials scrambled last week to redraw a 2012 military-training plan after Iraqi leaders announced they would not grant immunity to troops who remain past the Dec. 31 deadline for withdrawal.
- State blamed for workersâ suffering in Saudi
Kenyans victims of inhuman treatment in Saudi Arabia narrated their ordeals during a parliamentary committee public hearing in Mombasa.
- In solidarity with political prisoners, Bahrainis go on hunger strike
Anti-regime protesters in Bahrain have gone on a major hunger strike to show solidarity with the country’s detained political activists and opposition leaders.
- Urgent: Saudi troops enter Qatif amid protests
A convoy of Saudi Arabian troops and armored vehicles has crossed into the Eastern city of Qatif amid anti-government protests in the US-backed Persian Gulf kingdom.
- Indonesia police arrest bombing suspect
Indonesia’s counter-terrorism police arrested at least one suspect in a suicide bombing of a mosque in April, according to a spokesman.
- Najaf Plan, Opportunity for Enhancing Islamic Awakening
The âNajaf, Cultural Capital of the Islamic world in 2012â plan is a precious opportunity for enhancing Islamic awakening among the regionâs Muslims.
- Historical Aspect of the Imam Reza’s Biography His Distinctions and Characteristics
Imam Ali ibn Musa al-Reza (A.S.), the eighth Shi’ite Holy Imam was born on 11th Zee al-Qa’adah 148 A.H. in the holy city of Madinah.