- Iran must overturn death sentence of Ahwazi Arabs: Amnesty
Amnesty International urged the Iranian authorities on Monday to immediately overturn the death sentences against five members of Irans Ahwazi Arab minority.
- Relocation of Terrorist Group Troubling Iraqis
TEHRAN (FNA)- The United Nations envoy to Iraq said he is “concerned” that violence may break out if the terrorist Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) continues defying its agreement with Iraq and the United Nations over its relocation to a new camp near Baghdad.
- Insurgents Named Responsible for Syrian Massacres
A Syrian documentary aired on June 9, and a June 7 report by Germany’s leading broadsheet provide more evidence. Both refutes Western and scoundrel media misinformation. More on the latter below.
- Emir rejects death penalty for blasphemy
Kuwait (MNN) ― Kuwait’s proposed changes to blasphemy law continue to polarize.
- Boy, 11, spends month in jail, faces trial for blocking road
An 11-year-old boy is to stand trial in Bahrain, accused of taking part in an illegal gathering and blocking a road, after spending a month in prison in what human rights organisations say is a campaign against children by the authorities.
- Human Rights Watch urges release of Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Bahraini authorities should immediately release prominent detained activist Nabeel Rajab.
- Grand Ayatollah Golpaygani: Wahhabis Betrays all Religions
Top Iranian religious leader, Grand Ayatollah Lotfollah Safi Golpaygani, slammed Wahhabis for misrepresenting Islam as a violent religion, saying that the fake faith is treacherous to all religions.
- India cannot play the Wests game on Iran sanctions
New Delhi has a long-standing relationship with Iran, just as it has strong ties with the US and Israel. The trick is to deftly balance them all in self-interest
- Saudi Shia cleric slams western dual stance to Muslim world
Saudi prayer leader criticized the dual stance of western countries regarding the issues of the Muslim world noting while these governments immediately react to some issues in Muslim world, they keep a lenient approach to some others.
- Another attack hits Shiite pilgrims in Iraq, 2 die
BAGHDAD (AP) A bomb hit a procession of Shiite pilgrims in Iraq’s capital, killing at least two people Tuesday night, officials said. The blast came days after another attack killed seven on the annual pilgrimage honoring a revered imam.