- Pakistani Most Dangerous Anti-Shia Killer Cleric Tries Hand in Politics
Ludhianvi was a leader of Sipah-e-Sahaba, a sectarian Sunni group which emerged in Jhang in the mid-1980s with the support of Pakistani intelligence and which has since been linked to hundreds of killings of Shiites. The groups offshoot, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), evolved into one of Pakistans most feared militant groups and has claimed responsibility for many attacks on Shiites, including a series of bombings that killed almost 200 people in the southwestern city of Quetta this year.
- Imam Hussein holy shrine states holding the First Cultural Week in Khuzestan
Mr. Ali Kadhim Sultan, the head of the Department of Media of the Imam Hussein holy shrine stated that the Imam Hussein organization preparing to hold the First Cultural Week in Khuzestan Iran.
- Dedicating the Scarce Silver Coin of Safavid Era to the Central Museum of Imam Ridha
A scarce silver coin belonging to the Safavid era has been dedicated by a Tehrani collector to the Stamp, Banknote, and Coin Treasury of the Central Museum of Astan Quds Razavi.
- Bahrain activist Nabeel Rajab ‘denied medical treatment’
Sumaya Rajab told the BBC that prison officials had repeatedly refused requests to send him to hospital.
- Bahrain Postpones Visit of U.N. Torture Expert Again
Human Rights First condemns decision of the Bahrain government to postpone U.N. Special Rapporteur Juan Mendezs visit to the country.
- Assad: Fighters from 23 Foreign Nationalities Are Fighting in Syria Now
The Syrian president stressed that the so-called Free Syrian Army is actually finished. We are now fighting Al-Qaeda, and there are fighters from 23 foreign nationalities fighting in Syria now.
- Top Lebanese Shia Cleric: Takfiri Fatwas are Divorced from Islamic Teachings
Lebanese Shia religious figure, Ayatollah Afif Nablesi, se scholars severed any tie between the divine religion of Islam and the excommunicator (Takfiri) fatwas issued by some extremist scholars.
- Iranian president threatens critics with unveiling their corruption
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad threatened his critics with unveiling their corruption, saying that if he reveals some dossiers, some people will loose their position in public opinion.
- Food Price Hikes Raise Concerns in Iran
Iranians lined up to buy cooking oil and meat in Tehran on Monday, as price hikes threatened to stir discontent less than two months before presidential elections.
- Iran is ‘drowning’ in crisis, says Ahmadinejad
NCRI – Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has likened Iran’s current economic, social and political crisis to a country ‘drowning with weights tied to its legs’.