1. Sampang Shia ask UN commissioner for help
    Members of the Shia community from Sampang, Madura, East Java, who have suffered religious persecution, called on the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights Navanethem Pillay to address their plight — including the latest mass religious conversion that had been forced upon them by Sunni clerics.
  2. Bahrain al-Khalifa forces attack peaceful protesters in NW, NE
    Bahraini regime attacked tens of peaceful protesters in different part of Persian Gulf island.
  3. Bahrain: Authorities Prevent Leading HRD Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja from getting Medical Treatment he needs
    (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) are greatly concerned for the life and well-being of internationally renowned human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja.
  4. Tehran to Host Quranic & Islamic Radios Int’l Conference
    Manager of Iran’s Quran Radio said the second international conference of Quranic and Islamic Radios is slated to be held in Tehran on February 25.
  5. Iran nuclear energy program peaceful: IAEA chief
    Director General of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano says Iran’s nuclear energy facilities are used for peaceful purposes.
  6. Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) upheld dignity of Islam
    Arts Council organized Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) conference in connection with Muharam-ul-Haram in Rawalpindi.
  7. Pakistan: Terrorists Open Fire at Vegetable Shop, 4 Shiite Muslims Martyred, 1 Wounded
    According to the reports, terrorists of Sipah-e-Sahaba opened fire, leaving 4 Shiite Muslims martyred and 1 wounded in Quetta.
  8. Shia mourners, rally participants clash near Karachi Super Highway
    KARACHI: Shia mourners clashed with participants of the Labaik Ya Rasool Allah rally on Shahrah-e-Pakistan near Super Highway in Karachi on Monday.
  9. Iran nuclear energy program peaceful: IAEA chief
    Director General of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano says Iran’s nuclear energy facilities are used for peaceful purposes.
  10. Rivals of Maliki try to block third term
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki’s rivals have started campaigning for term limits in an attempt to block the Shia leader running for a third term in 2014.
  11. 90 killed in Karachi in a week of violence
    Karachi: At least 90 people, including members of the minority Shia community, have been killed in various incidents of target killings in Pakistan’s commercial city of Karachi in the past week, as five more lives were lost today.