- Nigeria: JTF Arrests Yoruba Boko Haram Chief in Kano
A man suspected to be the operations commander of the Boko Haram sect was yesterday arrested by the Joint Task Force (JTF) in Kano. Suleiman Mohammed, who hails from Ogbomosho in Oyo State, believed to have masterminded several deadly attacks in Kano, has been moved to Abuja for interrogation.
- 4 killed in bombings in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) A pair of bombings killed four people Sunday in attacks targeting Iraq’s security forces, officials said, while the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad maintained it will continue training Iraqi police despite cutbacks to the program.
- Iran warns West not to pressure ahead of IAEA, Baghdad talks
Iran’s top nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili said on Sunday that Tehran will not yield to pressure ahead of talks with the UN atomic watchdog and the world powers over its controversial nuclear drive.
- Thousands of Africans Celebrates Birth Anniversary of Lady Zahra (SA) + Pic
The African Shia Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the Leadership of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky marked the birthday anniversary of the Leader of all Women of the worlds Sayyidah fatimah Az-Zahra(SA)
- “Imam Hussein (AS) Encyclopedia”; a comprehensive work
Hujjat al-Islam Ramin Golmakani said that software of “Imam Hussein (AS) Encyclopedia” holds special features and added:” Some 50 researchers cooperated for the work’s compilation.
- Gulf leaders to discuss EU-style union
(CNN) — The leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council will hold a meeting Monday in Saudi Arabia to discuss transforming their six nations into a union, similar to the European Union.
- IIUI rector on leave: Personal decision or Saudi pressure?
Diplomatic pressure may have had a strong bearing on International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) rector Professor Fateh Muhammad Maliks decision to go on indefinite leave, sources say.
- Bahrain extends detention of tweeting activist
Bahrain has extended the detention of rights activist Nabeel Rajab for participating in a January anti-government rally, his lawyer said on Sunday, after he was arrested over tweets deemed insulting to the government.
- Sectarian violence: Fate of sealed mosques in Gilgit to be decided on Monday
The Gilgit-Baltistan government is likely to reinstate the tow prayer leaders arrested earlier for making hate speeches in the regions capital city.
- US fury after Baghdad court frees al-Sadr ally linked to killing spree
Diplomatic storm rages around commander accused of ordering the kidnap of British contractors and murder of American soldiers