1. 750 Mujahidi Khalq members ready to return to Iran – ambassador
    BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Iranian ambassador to Baghdad announced here today that 750 anti-Iranian Mujahidi Khalq members are ready to return to Iran, pointing out that the return permission includes the leaders of the organization.
  2. Security plan in Najaf successful – Governor
    NAJAF / Aswat al-Iraq: Najaf’s governor Adnan al-Zarfi declared today the success of the security plan for the ceremonies for the pilgrimage marking the death of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed, held in Najaf.
  3. UN envoy urges Iraqi bloc to ‘fight in parliament’
    BAGHDAD – Iraq’s main Sunni-backed bloc should help resolve the country’s political crisis within parliament rather than stage a boycott, the UN’s envoy to Baghdad told AFP on Sunday.
  4. 17 die when boat capsizes in Iran
    TEHRAN — Seventeen people have died after a storm capsized a passenger boat off of Iran’s southern coast, the official IRNA news agency reported on Sunday.
  5. Saudi cleric warns Al Saud regime
    A prominent Shia cleric in Saudi Arabia has warned the kingdom against the brutal crackdown on protesters amid ongoing anti-regime demonstrations in Eastern Province.
  6. Iraq Seeks Bids for $450 Million Monorail Project in Karbala
    Jan. 22 (Bloomberg) — Iraq’s southern Karbala province invited bids for a $450 million monorail project, the head of the region’s investment agency said.
  7. Soldier killed, three injured in Kurram incidents
    PARACHINAR: A Frontier Corps (FC) soldier was killed and three others sustained injuries in three separate incidents in Kurram Agency on Saturday, official sources said.
  8. Najaf airport receives 30,000 foreign pilgrims within two weeks
    Najaf (AIN) -The manager of Najaf airport, Essa al-Shimmari, announced receiving “more than 30,000 Arab and foreign pilgrims within the last two weeks.”
  9. Najaf receive more than 4 million visitors
    Najaf (AIN) -Najaf Province announced receiving more than four million visitors on the occasion of Prophet Mohammad Death [may peace be upon him].