- Syria offers new response to Annan’s proposals
Syria has responded afresh to UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan on his six-point proposals to end the crisis in the country
- Iran to increase cash handouts
Monthly payments to citizens to be boosted by more than 50 per cent as inflation soars and currency depreciates.
- Guj riots: SC refuses to hear plea against Modi
In a breather for Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi, the Supreme Court on Monday refused to direct Nanavati Commission to summon him for his alleged role in the 2002 riot cases, saying it would amount to “judical overreach”. The apex court, which said that “the question of law should not be decided on the basis of the personality of a person” made it clear that it cannot monitor and interfere with the working of the Commission which is a statutory body and yet to place its report before the Assembly.
- Muslims protest ‘framing’ in terrorist cases
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Hundreds of Muslims participated in a day-long sit-down at Parliament Street here to protest “the fabricated implication” of the community members in terror cases — the latest being journalist Syed Mohammed Kazmi, accused of involvement in last month’s Israeli embassy car blast.
- Syria approves new political party
The Syrian government has approved an application for the establishment of a new political party called “Syria al-Watan,” .
- Syrian Authorities Storm Terrorists, Foil Attempt to Blow up al-Najih Bridge on Damascus-Daraa Highway
SANA reporter learned that six of the most dangerous wanted terrorists, who committed crimes of killing, kidnapping and sabotaging private and public properties, including Mohammed Shukri Sharaf, nicknamed as Sbeer, were killed in the clash as their weapons were confiscated.
- Saudi Arabia: House of Saud, Falling House of Cards
Saudi rulers are struggling to contain a new wave of public protests that has erupted across the Arabian kingdom as security forces open fire on unarmed civilians.
- Syria on Arab League agenda, Bahrain not, says Iraqi FM
The deadly crackdown and conflict in Syria will be on the agenda for the Arab League summit in Baghdad but the crushing of protests in Bahrain will not, Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said on Monday.
- Now free service for deceased Shia in UP
Lucknow: In a much needed relief to Muslims populace, UP Shia Waqf board will offer free facilities to the deceased in nearly 2000 graveyards, which includes free land stretches, across the state.
- Pakistani Shia Alliance to Announce Political Strategy
Pakistan’s main Shiite alliance, Wahdat-e-Muslimeen, has announced to chalk out political strategy like Lebanon in few months.