1. Iraq says members of terrorist group arrested in Baghdad
    Iraqi security forces have arrested members of an al-Qaida-linked insurgent cell responsible for deadly attacks and robberies in Baghdad, a police official said Sunday.
  2. Officials: Blast in Bahrain injures 7 policemen
    MANAMA, Bahrain — An explosion injured at least seven Bahraini policemen Monday in an area hit by frequent clashes between security forces and anti-government protesters in the Gulf kingdom, officials said.
  3. Syrian rebels refuse to give regime guarantees
    BEIRUT – A U.N.-brokered peace deal for Syria appeared to collapse Sunday as the government made a new demand that its opponents provide “written guarantees” to lay down their weapons before regime forces withdraw from cities, a call swiftly rejected by the country’s main rebel group.
  4. Ahead of nuclear talks, Iran floats compromise
    TEHRAN — Iran’s nuclear chief is hinting at a compromise offer from Tehran ahead of negotiations with world powers this week over the country’s controversial atomic program.
  5. Representative of Top Shiite Cleric Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani Attacked in Karbala
    Unidentified persons Sunday attacked the house of the representative of a top Shi’a cleric in Karbala with a stun bomb, an eyewitness said, adding the attack left no casualties.
  6. Developing Insight, Main Feature of Lady Zahra’s (SA) Political Life
    Hazrat-e Zahra (SA) is a perfect role model for everyone in all aspects of life and her political life was devoted to developing the insight of those who were going astray in the darkness of ignorance.
  7. Lebanese FM Heads to Libya to Follow Imam Sadr Case
    Lebanese Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour headed to Tripoli on Sunday morning in order to follow the case of Imam Sayyed Moussa Sadr and his two companions.
  8. UN: Bahrain should consider transferring striker
    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday that Bahrain should consider transferring a jailed activist who is on a nearly two-month hunger strike to Denmark for medical treatment on humanitarian grounds.
  9. Fugitive Iraqi VP Hashemi arrives in Istanbul: sources
    ISTANBUL — Fugitive Iraqi Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi, who is accused of running a death squad in Iraq, arrived in Istanbul Monday from Saudi Arabia, diplomatic sources told AFP.