1. Grand Shia Jurisprudent: Environmental issues should not be marginalized in educational system
    “The culture of saving environment should not be marginalized in school books,” an Iranian jurisprudent says.
  2. Saudi authorities released the Shi’a citizen Mohammad al-Rebeh
    The Saudi authorities released on 22 January 2012, the youngster, Mohammad Abdullah al-Rebeh, from Awwamiya town in Qatif city.
  3. Two Pakistani Shia Martyred/Injured in the firing of Wahhabi terrorists in Karachi
    A Shia Man Ali Hussain was gunned down by the terrorists of outlawed Wahhabis of Sipah-e-Sahaba at Karsaz Karachi.
  4. 5 Million Pilgrims Commemorate the Demise Anniversary of the Holy Prophet in Najaf + Pics
    More than 100,000 pilgrims have traveled to the holy city of Najaf in Iraq to be in the city on the demise anniversary of the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH).
  5. Bahrain spirals into escalating violence + PIC
    Bahrain has spiraled into escalating violence on the streets in recent days, several weeks after an independent commission report into last year’s violence was released in November.
  6. EU bans Iranian oil, Tehran responds with threats
    The European Union banned imports of oil from Iran on Monday and imposed a number of other economic sanctions, joining the United States in a new round of measures aimed at deflecting Tehran’s nuclear development programme
  7. Sri Lanka ‘expels 161 foreign Muslim preachers’
    Sri Lanka has reportedly ordered 161 foreign Muslim preachers to leave the country for flouting visa regulations.
  8. Saudi Arabia: the Middle East’s most under-reported conflict
    Shia protesters, demanding long overdue and promised reforms, are bearing the brunt of a security crackdown
  9. Study to connect Karbala and Najaf provinces with railway network
    Karbala’s governor said today that a Korean company submitted a study to establish a railway network connecting Karbala to Mussaiab to the north, and Najaf province to the east to transport the holy shrines visitors in religious ceremonies.