- AP INTERVIEW: Jordan king warns Syria could become jihadi state, says Assad’s days numbered
AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s king warned Wednesday that a jihadi state could emerge on his northern border in Syria with Islamic extremists trying to establish a foothold in the neighboring country.
- Professor Sibt-e-Jafar laid to rest amid sobs, tears, cries
KARACHI – Renowned poet, scholar and educationist Professor Sibt-e-Jafar was laid to rest amid tears of thousands of people in Karachi on Tuesday.
- Volcano Erupts in Eastern Indonesia
TEHRAN (FNA)- Mount. Lokon in Tomohon of North Sulawesi in Eastern parts of Indonesia erupted on Wednesday, spewing ash by up to 2,000 meters high and other volcanic materials, a volcanologist said.
- Terrorists Suffer Heavy Losses in Series of Military Operations by Syrian Army
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Armed Forces inflicted heavy losses upon the terrorists in a series of accurate military operations in al-Eteiba, al-Obadeh and Douma in the Eastern Ghouta in Damascus Countryside.
- Iranians Celebrate New Year
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranians began their New Year festivities as spring arrived for 13 days following the ancient custom of celebrating the vernal equinox.
- Iran Protests Drunk Saudi Diplomat’s Car Accident in Tehran
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian foreign ministry protested at Riyadh over the recent deadly car crash caused by a drunk Saudi diplomat in the Iranian capital city of Tehran.
- Saudi Shi’ites fear spy arrests will exacerbate local tensions
(Reuters) – Saudi Arabia risks worsening already-tense relations with its Shi’ite Muslim minority if it charges 16 detained Shi’ites with spying in a case linked to rival Shi’ite power Iran, community leaders said on Wednesday.
- Iran Bank Appeals To British Court Over Ban
A private Iranian bank has turned to Britain’s Supreme Court to overturn a ban on it operating in the country.
- Iran says Syria rebels used chemical weapons
Iran on Wednesday accused “armed opposition groups” in Syria of having used chemical weapons on the city of Aleppo, warning against a recurrence of such attacks, the official IRNA news agency reported.
- GCC-Iran sign deal over mobile spillover
GCC states and Iran have signed an agreement to control mobile services spillover, said a statement from Bahrain’s Ministry of State for Communications (MoSC).