- The Syrian Conflict: Qaradawi’s Incitement to Violence
It is Qaradawi’s legitimisation of Western hegemony by invoking religious authority that makes his role so perfidious.
- Iraq: Extremist Qaradawi’s Fatwa Lead to Gunmen Shoot Dead 14 Shiite Muslims From Karbala
The gunmen, apparently looking for Shiites to kill, struck near the town of Nukhaib. The town, near the site of a deadly 2011 ambush, sits at a desert crossroads west of the Shiite holy city of Karbala, but is in the Sunni-dominated Anbar province.
- Iraqi Airways increases its air flights to accommodate pilgrims of Imam Kadhim
The Iraqi Airways within the Ministry of Transportation announced increasing its flights to accommodate the number of foreign passengers returning to their countries.
- More Than 7 Million Pilgrims Visit Holy Shrine of Imam Kadhim in Iraq / Photos
The Secretary of the Holy Shrine of Imam Musa al-Kadhim announced that the visitors who attended Kadhimiya city to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Kadhim exceeded seven million pilgrims, among them (42,000) foreigners.
- Bahrain: Politically motivated trials acquit killers, whilst jailing activists for 15 years
Bahraini courts have continued their issuing of harsh and politically motivated sentences, against citizens as a punishment for their political stances. Three citizens have been sentenced to between 5 and 15 years imprisonment for charges of attempted murder of a policeman.
- Pregnant woman arrested and assaulted by Bahrain forces / Pics
The number of arrests over the past two days summed up to 21, including a pregnant woman and a child.
- Compensation package sought for Imamia Colony blast victims
Describing the terrorists attack on Imamia colony as security lapse, the members of Shia community have asked to take perpetrators to task, demanding of the government to announce a special compensation package for victims’ families of the bomb blast and in various targeted killing incidents.
- Hezbollah losses laid bare after victory in Syrian town
Seven kilometres separate the Lebanese village of al Qassar from the strategic Syrian town of al-Kussair – which was captured by Syrian regime forces backed by Hezbollah fighters this week. It is in al Qassar that the high costs borne by the Lebanese Shia movement for fighting alongside Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s troops are laid bare.
- Syria regime retakes Golan crossing after Qusayr win
Civilians hold up pictures of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad and of his father, Syria’s late president Hafez al-Assad, as they celebrate the regime’s victory in Qusair yesterday.