- Salafist jailed for desecrating Tunisian leader’s tomb
A Tunisian court on Wednesday jailed a Salafist for eight months for desecrating the tomb of independence leader Habib Bourguiba in the southern city of Monastir, official media reported.
- Released Shiite pilgrim handed over to Lebanese officers
Lebanese Shiite pilgrim Awad Ibrahim, who was kidnapped in Syria along with 10 other men, was handed over to Lebanese security officers in Turkey on Wednesday, New TV reported.
- Nahj-ul-Balagha Int’l Conference to Be Held in UK
Islamic Thought Center in England plans to hold an international conference on Nahj-ul-Balagha on Sunday, 30th September 2012 at Marriott Hotel, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK.
- Saudi Wahhabi Authorities Released Shiite Cleric ‘Sheikh Radi’ Detained for Defending Holy Prophet
The Saudi authorities arrested on Monday the prominent Shia cleric in al-Ahsa province, Sheikh Hussein Radi, but released him on Tuesday after severe interrogating.
- Exquisite copy of Nahjolbalagheh to be unveiled
A copy of Nahjolbalagheh scribed during the Qajar dynasty will be unveiled in a ceremony on the occasion of the birthday anniversary of Imam Reza (8th Shia Imam).
- Bahrain activist Zainab al-Khawaja given jail sentence
A court in Bahrain has sentenced the prominent pro-democracy activist, Zainab al-Khawaja, to two months in prison.
- Shia cleric’s trial legally flawed: experts
A team of legal experts says judges’ verdict was based on allegations, not evidence, in the test case for Indonesia’s Shia community
- Pro-Taliban militants massacre 5 Shia elites in Pakistan
Pro-Taliban militants have killed at least five Shia elites in Pakistan, as sectarian violence against Shia Muslims escalates across the militancy-hit country, Press TV reports.
- Stay away from M’sia, Zakir
GEORGE TOWN: Hindraf Makkal Sakti and a local Gerakan leader have called on the government to bar controversial Muslim preacher Zakir Naik from Malaysia.
- Maharashtra asks cops to look into Naik ‘comments’
MUMBAI: Home minister R R Patil has asked the police to verify the “controversial” content reportedly posted by Zakir Naik on a social networking site, it is reliably learnt.