- Iran demands damages for attack on consulate in Afghan city
Iran has called on the Afghan government to pay for damages resulting from an attack on its consular office in the western Afghan city of Herat and to guarantee its full security.
- Iran honors top environmental researchers
Honoring Iran’s top environmental researchers. Every year the environmental awards go to those researchers, experts and managers who face up to the issue of environmental change with scientific works, research, and innovations. According to the organizers, the awards validate the works the recipients have done and encourage them to continue their projects.
- Syrian Army Kills Terrorists’ Mufti in Idlib
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army killed the al-Towhid terrorist group’s mufti, Abu Balal Sayed Issa, along with 23 other armed rebels in the city of Idlib near the Turkish border, FNA dispatches said on Sunday.
- Official: Iran to Become Internet Service Provider by Yearend
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran will be promoted to an Internet service provider to other countries after the first phase of the Europe-Persia Express Gateway (EPEG) becomes operational by the end of current Iranian year (ends March 20, 2013), an Iranian official said Sunday.
- Al Qaeda Plotting to Assassinate Shiite Pilgrims in Iraq with Book Bombs
TEHRAN (FNA)- Security sources in Iraq warned of Al Qaeda’s terrorist plots to target Shiite pilgrims in the country, including a plot to kill people by planting explosives inside religious books and distributing them among pilgrims on the religious morning day of Arbaeen.
- Shia Ulema Council ends sit-down
KARACHI: Shia Ulema Council announced to end their 39 hours long ‘sit-in’ against sectarian killings at the Numaish Chowrangi after successful negotiation with Sindh Governor Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad on Sunday mid-night here, Geo News reported.
- Tehreek claims responsibility for Peshawar airport attack
Saturday night’s attack on the Peshawar airport by terrorists was followed by fierce fighting in the vicinity on Sunday after locals reported that some armed intruders were holed up in an under-construction building.
- $175m Karbala hospitality on track
Construction of the $175 million Al Rawdatain Residences project in Karbala, Iraq, has reached its top up stage and is on schedule for completion next year, a statement said.
- Hours-long sit-in against Shia killings causes traffic mess
The Shia Ulema Council staged a huge sit-in at Numaish on MA Jinnah road on Friday against target killings of Shias.
- Rebels will not win in Syria: Hezbollah chief
BEIRUT: Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, leader of the Lebanese Shia militant movement Hezbollah, said on Sunday the rebels in Syria could not emerge victorious from the 21-month-long uprising against President Bashar al-Assad.