1. Tehran Starts Generating Electricity from City Garbage
    TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran started generation of electricity from the garbage hills produced by its over 10 million population, Tehran Mayor’s Deputy for Civil Services Mojtaba Abdollahi announced on Sunday.
  2. Iran Ranks 9th in Nanotechnology in World
    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s ranking in the field of nanotechnology has considerably improved in the past eight years, a government report said.
  3. Syria, new destination of UK troops in Afghanistan: Report
    British forces are being pulled out of Afghanistan to join militants fighting inside Syria against President Bashar al-Assad, a new media report has revealed.
  4. Iraq war damaged Britain, says new poll
    Majority say the invasion, 10 years ago, hurt the UK’s reputation, but remain in favour of armed intervention when justified
  5. Saudi cleric issues rare warning in call for reform
    (Reuters) – One of Saudi Arabia’s leading clerics has delivered a rare warning to the government that it could face “the spark of violence” if concerns over detainees, poor services and corruption are not addressed.
  6. ‘Saudi interference in Bahraini affairs constitutes war crime’
    Spokesman for Bahrain’s February 14 revolutionaries, Abdul Raouf al-Shayeb, says Saudi Arabia’s interference in Manama’s internal affairs is a war crime against humanity.
  7. Two car bombs kill nine in southern Iraq
    BAGHDAD: Two car bombs went off Sunday in the Iraqi city of Basra, killing nine and wounding 24 in a rare attack in the Shiite-dominated south of the country.
  8. Bahrain court jails 17 Shiites on bombing charges
    A Bahrain court sentenced 17 Shiite activists to 15 years in prison on Sunday after convicting them of the attempted murder of four policemen in a bomb attack in April last year, a judicial source told AFP.
  9. Western meddling in Syria will only fuel the Sunni insurgency
    World View: British efforts to arm ‘moderate’ rebels reveal a lack of understanding of this complex civil war
  10. ‘Fueling the violence’: Humanitarian intervention in Syria in full swing?
    The Syrian conflict could worsen significantly if the EU pushes through the idea of openly arming the country’s rebels. Using the humanitarian pretext for intervention, experts say, Western governments remain biased against the Syrian government,