- MKO Stalling Further Relocation
TEHRAN (FNA)- The anti-Iran terrorist Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO also known as the MEK, NCR and PMOI) announced that it will not allow the remaining residents of its Camp Ashraf in Northern Iraq to be transferred to Camp Liberty, where they are to be settled temporarily before being expelled from Iraq.
- Book of Imam Ali (AS) Released in Turkey
The Shah of Velayat, Secret of Leadership; Imam Ali (AS) has been published in Turkey by Revak publication center in Istanbul.
- Beirut to host Husseini Cultural Week
BEIRUT, Lebanon: Holy Shrine of Al-Imam al-Hussein (AS) in the holy city of Karbala will hold its first Husseini Cultural Week in the Lebanese capital city of Beirut from February 27 to March 4.
- Iraq says it thwarted infiltration on Syria border
Iraq’s Interior Ministry said on Monday its forces had fended off “smugglers and infiltrators” trying to cross the border from Syria.
- Bahrain opposition politician acquitted
Manama court drops last of three charges against Matar Matar related to alleged involvement in “unlawful” protests.
- A U.S. double-standard for Bahrain?
MANAMA, Bahrain – Screaming at the riot police, dozens of women dressed head-to-toe in black excoriated the police for dragging away a teenage boy. The police, dressed in shiny white helmets and black flak jackets, held their billy clubs in check. A policeman with a megaphone finally dispersed the crowd, threatening them with jail if they stayed.
- Muzaffargarh Shia scholar survives target killing attempt
BAHALWALPUR: Unidentified men fired on Allama Saqlain Naqvi in Alipur, in district Muzaffargarh, Bahawalpur late on Sunday night, critically injuring the Shia scholar. Naqvi was shifted to Victoria hospital Bahawalpur where he is being treated.
- Kuwaiti Twitter user jailed for allegedly insulting Shias
Employee of Islamic affairs ministry detained for allegedly insulting Kuwait’s Shia minority on Twitter
- Suicide attack on Baghdad police academy kills 20
BAGHDAD: A suicide bomber detonated his car on Sunday as a group of police recruits left their academy in Baghdad, killing 20 in the latest strike on security officials that angry residents blamed on political feuding that is roiling Iraq.
- Iraq officials: Violence drops as al Qaida group moves to Syria
BAGHDAD — The departure of al Qaida-affiliated fighters from Iraq to join the rebellion against Syrian President Bashar Assad in Syria has had one benefit, Iraqi officials say: Violence has dropped in this country, in some areas by as much as 50 percent in just a few months.