- Two Saudis in human rights group get 10 years in prison
(CNN) — In a case that has captured international attention, two of Saudi Arabia’s most prominent human rights activists were each sentenced on Saturday to at least 10 years in prison, Saudi activists report.
- Pakistani security forces detain eight anti-Shia suspect in Quetta
Pakistani paramilitary forces say they have captured eight anti-Shia militants and seized their weapons during an operation in the southwestern city of Quetta.
- Renowned Iranian Religious Scholar “Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari” Passes Away / Biography
According to ABNA, one of the most important Shia religious scholar, Ayatollah Sayyed Mujtaba Musavi Lari, passed away after long illness at Imam Ridha hospital in Lar city of Iran today morning 9.3.2013.
- Allameh Askaris Book on Imam Hussein (AS) Published in Russian
A Russian translation of Imam Hussein (AS); Grandson of Muhammad Rasulullah (PBUH) by Allameh Seyyed Morteza Askari was published by Ahl-ul-Bayt (AS) Research Center in Dagestan.
- Images of the First Shia Shrine in Kashmir of Hazrat Shraf u Din
Hazrat Abdul Rahman Shraf u Din, is the first Shia who came from Turkmenistan to Kashmir and convert many people Islam.
- Iraq’s Shia government begins crackdown on Sunni ‘terrorists’
Iraqi authorities sent security forces to break up demonstrators at the main rallying point for anti-government Sunni protests in Western Iraq in the early hours of Saturday, AP reported.
- Iran’s president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad criticised for hugging mother of Hugo Chavez
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been accused of betraying Islam after he was pictured in an emotional embrace with the mother of Hugo Chavez at the late Venezuelan leader’s funeral.
- Report: Blast Injures Several People in South Iran
An Iranian semi-official news agency is reporting that an explosion has injured several people in a port in the south of the country.
- Strange bedfellows — Iran and al Qaeda
(CNN) — The appearance Friday in a lower Manhattan courtroom of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law and one-time al Qaeda spokesman, to face charges of conspiracy to kill Americans underlines the perhaps surprising fact that members of bin Laden’s inner circle have been living in Iran for the past decade or so.
- Iran repeats offer to help US find missing ex-FBI agent
Iranian foreign minister says they are still prepared to help the US find Robert Levinson, an FBI agent who disappeared six years ago from the Gulf island of Kish