1. Funeral prayers of slain lawyers held
    The funeral prayers of slain lawyers, who were killed on Wednesday, were held at Husssaini Imambargah, Saudabad, on Thursday.
  2. Lawyers protest Karachi killings across country
    Lawyers on Thursday observed a strike in various cities of the country to protest Wednesday’s murder of three lawyers in Karachi.
  3. Detained Bahrain protester dies: ministry
    A Bahraini protester detained after clashes with police in a Shiite village has died in hospital, police said on Thursday, as the opposition accused security forces of running him over.
  4. Iraqi Shiite leader appeals for calm in Turkey ties
    Iraqi Shiite leader Ammar al-Hakim on Thursday appealed for calm in relations with Turkey, warning that neighbourly ties should not be tarnished by mutual accusations.
  5. ‘Arab media bias over Bahrain crisis’
    Saudi-backed forces in Bahrain have killed four anti-regime protesters during the past 24 hours.
  6. Religious Minister’s Shia-Related Statements Questioned
    Islamic intellectual Azyumardi Azra has said that Religious Minister Suryadharma Ali seemed to lack historical knowledge of religion if he claimed that Shia was not part of Islam.
  7. Iranian pilgrims abducted in Syria
    Unidentified gunmen kidnapped a total of 11 Iranian pilgrims in Syria en route Halab city to Damascus.
  8. IMF Warns Iran Sanctions Could Push Oil to $140
    Sanctions on Iran by the OECD states could push oil prices up 20-30 percent to $140 per barrel unless alternative supplies from developing countries come on line, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday.