1. Sharif University Researchers Receive US Patent on Solar Cells
    TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers at Iran’s Sharif University of Technology managed to receive a US patent issued under the title of ‘Single-Sided Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Having A Vertical Patterned Structure’ and publication number of US20110220192.
  2. Iranian Police Seize Several Tons of Narcotics in Eastern Province
    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s drug combat squads seized 30 tons of narcotics in the Eastern province of South Khorassan last year, a provincial police chief announced on Sunday.
  3. Bank Tat Dissolved
    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s highest monetary supervising body on Sunday dissolved bank Tat for numerous violations.
  4. Iran Arrests Suspects in N. Scientists Assassination Case
    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran has arrested several suspects in connection with the assassination of its nuclear scientists, Iranian Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi announced on Sunday.
  5. Heavy fighting rocks eastern Syria ahead of poll
    AMMAN: Fighting between rebels and President Bashar Assad’s forces erupted in an oil producing province in eastern Syria, residents and activists said on Sunday, the eve of a parliamentary election the authorities say shows reforms are under way.
  6. Houthis’ Leader: S. Arabia Ready for Aggression against Yemen
    TEHRAN (FNA)- Leader of Yemen’s Houthi Movement Seyed Abdelmalik al-Houthi in a statement condemned the Saudi monarchy for its interference in Yemen’s internal affairs, and said Riyadh has prepared itself to wage an aggression of Northern Yemen.
  7. Bahrain plans major police force revamp
    Bahrain’s police force is on the verge of major changes to prevent a repeat of abuses highlighted by a major inquiry into last year’s unrest, according to a senior adviser brought in to help reform the service.
  8. Iraqi aims to write world’s longest copy of Quran
    Hussein al-Kharsan kneels, bent over a giant sheet of paper, laboriously writing the words of Islam’s holy book, the Quran, in beautiful Arabic script with a traditional wood and feather pen.
  9. Municipality elections kick off in Lebanon
    BEIRUT, May 6 (KUNA) — Ballot boxes for municipality and mayors elections opened at 7:00 a.m. (local time) on Sunday for voters to choose 37 municipal councils in different Lebanese regions.
  10. Quake Jolts Western Iran
    TEHRAN (FNA)- An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richer scale hit the city of Murmuri in Iran’s Western Ilam province on Sunday.