- Iranian Police Seize Large Volume of Drugs at Eastern Borders
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian border guard forces have discovered and seized 750kg of different types of narcotics after several clashes with drug-traffickers at Iran’s Eastern borders, a police chief announced on Saturday.
- Western Media React Angrily to Stone’s Conversion to Islam
TEHRAN (FNA)- The conversion to Islam by Sean Ali Stone – the son of Oliver Stone, the renowned Oscar-winning US director – has aroused angry reactions in the western media.
- Iran exiles moved to ‘transit site’ in Iraq
Members of Iranian opposition group moved from Camp Ashraf to new base in process aimed at resettling them outside Iraq.
- Irani Galli residents of Bidar allege police atrocities
Members of about 120 Shia families of Iranian origin, settled in Bidar for over 50 years, have alleged that Bidar and Bangalore police indulged in gross human rights violations — including molestation of women — during the post-midnight swoop on their colony on February 4, purportedly to nab some persons involved in crimes in Bangalore.
- Saudi forces arrest more protesters
Saudi Arabian security forces are said to have detained more anti-discrimination demonstrators in the kingdom’s Eastern Province amid the government’s ongoing crackdown on the country’s popular uprising.
- Saudi paper support for Israeli nukes stirs public fury
Saudi state-run newspaper Al-Riyadh has implicitly supported Israel’s nuclear arsenals, sparking fury across the Persian Gulf kingdom.
- Al-Khalifa Forces Attack Villages, Terrorize Bahrainis
After targeting populated residential areas in villages of the Sitra island, specifically the villages of Safala and Mahza last two nights, al-Khalifa security forces continued targeting villages and regions across the country in a brutal repression and punishment of innocent and peaceful people.
- Bahrain deports four foreign activists
Bahrain has deported four foreign activists on charges of participating in anti-regime protests, bringing to 14 the number of foreigners expelled from the Persian Gulf kingdom over the past week.
- 36 Parachinari Martyred Shia Buried in Rest
The funeral of the victims who died on Friday in a suicide attack here will be offered today in their ancestral areas. Business hubs and markets of the area are closed in mourning.
- American, British Weapons Still Pour Into Bahrain
Despite Western condemnation of President Bashar al-Assad’s brutal crackdown of dissent in Syria, the United Kingdom and the United States are turning a blind eye to the violence in Bahrain where the Sunni royal family is trying to crush a Shī’ah revolt—with American and British weapons.