- Syria rebel PM Ghassan Hitto resigns: statement
BEIRUT (AFP) – Syria’s rebel prime minister Ghassan Hitto announced his resignation on Monday, nearly four months after his appointment and having failed to form a government.
- Syrian opposition to receive new advanced weapons from Saudi Arabia
Ahmad Jarba, who was elected as head of the so-called Syrian National Coalition said on Sunday that he was expecting “advanced weapons” to reach.
- Syrian Army Regains Aqila Neighborhood in Sayyeda Zeinab Region
The Syrian army units attacked on Sunday the militant opposition groups in Eastern Ghota and southern Damascus Countryside, killing number of militants and destroying their ammunition and heavy machine guns.
- Iran: Encyclopedia of Imam Reza to be unveiled
The Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Mohammad Husseini, said the first volume of the Encyclopedia of Imam Reza will be unveiled in the near future.
- Bahrain Authorities Decide to Turn Site of demolished Historical Mosque into a Park / Pics
(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – In 2011, the Government of Bahrain demolished numerous Shiaa mosques and places of worship. Despite Hamad Bin Isa AlKhalifa’s promises to rebuild them , the authorities have decided to turn the site of one of these demolished mosques’ into a public park.
- Radical cleric faces Jordan terror charges
AMMAN: A radical Muslim preacher described as a key Al Qaeda operative in Europe rejected terrorism charges yesterday linked to alleged plots targeting Americans and Israelis in Jordan, his lawyer said, hours after Britain deported him.
- Media bias cost Bahrain millions
BAHRAIN has lost millions of dinars paying public relations companies as it tries to combat negative reporting in the international media, according to a leading human rights activist.
- Egypt officer killed as Islamists try to storm army compound; violence leaves 51 dead
CAIRO: At least 51 people were killed on Monday when demonstrators enraged by the military overthrow of Egypt’s elected Islamist president said the army opened fire during morning prayers outside the Cairo barracks where Mohamed Morsi is believed held.
- Two thirds of Syria’s Homs rebel area destroyed, NGO group says
Intense fighting in the central Syrian city of Homs has left 60 to 70 percent of a besieged rebel-held district damaged, destroyed or uninhabitable, a monitoring group said on Sunday.