- Iran condemns US for ‘double standards’ over MEK terror de-listing
Iranian state TV claims Washington is using the group – which the US removed from its terrorism list – to work against Tehran
- German largest opposition party urges government to stop Saudi tank deal
Germany’s largest opposition party, the Social Democratic Party (SPD) has urged the government to cancel the planned sale of advance weaponry to Saudi Arabia, because of human rights violations in the kingdom.
- Adala Center requests the prevention of sectarian sedition against Shia Muslims by the imams of mosques in Saudi Arabia
The Adala Center (Justice Center for Human Rights) asked the Minister of Islamic Affairs to stop “the phenomenon” of insulting the Shia citizens and the abuse and incitement against them by the imams of the mosques calling for the minister to punish offenders.
- Imam Musa Sadr Still in Qaddafi’s Secret Jails in Africa: Libyan Journalist
The Lebanese Shiite Cleric, Imam Musa al-Sadr, who was kidnapped in Libya in 1978, is alive and is likely in Libya’s secret jails in several African countries, a Libyan journalist unveiled.
- 5 More Shia Muslims Martyred by Wahhabi Terrorists in Pakistan
According to informed sources once more again terrorists of Sipah-e-Sahaba of Pakistan shot martyred 5 innocent Shia Muslims in different cities of Pakistan. Martyrs Shabbir Ali, Hassan Raza Shamsi, Ghulam Sakhi, Mian Zulqadar, Gulab Shah were martyred due to firing of Sipah-e-Sahaba terrorists group.
- Urdu in schools: Mulayam Singh Yadav concedes to cleric’s demand
LUCKNOW: Urdu may make its presence felt as a compulsory subject in government-run schools, if Samajwadi Party top leadership has its way. Informed sources said that SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has conceded to the demand of Shia cleric Kalbe Jawad of bringing Urdu at par with Sanskrit as a compulsory subject in government-run schools. Once implemented, the students would have to opt between Urdu and Sanskrit in their secondary classes.
- Shia boy dies of wounds after Saudi police raid: Family
A Saudi teenager has died of wounds sustained four days ago in a police raid that killed a wanted Shia man and a companion, relatives said
- Saudi forces savagely open fire on Shia peaceful protesters in Qatif
Saudi forces have opened fire on a group of pro-democracy demonstrators in the country’s Eastern Province as protests against the Al Saud regime intensify in the oil-rich Persian Gulf kingdom.
- Bahrain police fire on Shia funeral procession
Riot police in Bahrain have opened fire on Shia protesters following the funeral of a youth killed during street battles with the security forces on Friday.
- Syria violence: Aleppo souk burns as battles rage
A blaze has swept though ancient markets in Aleppo, as rebels and government forces battled for control of the Syrian city.