- ‘Killing of Kurds’ in Syria: Not genocide, but a proxy war for power in the region
Al-Qaeda slaughtering hundreds of Kurds in Syria is a struggle for power in the region, as Al-Qaeda’s wannabe “Islamic state” will not tolerate any other power there, German journalist Manuel Ochsenreiter told RT.
- Report: Iran’s opposition leader returns home from hospital after days of medical tests
CAIRO – An opposition website says Iran’s main opposition leader who has been under house arrest since 2011 has returned home from hospital after days of medical tests.
- Imam Hussein shrine Quran House closes its Quranic activities at the great mosque in Indonesia
(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – The delegation of the Quran House of the Imam Hussein holy shrine has closed its Quranic activities at the grand Mesjid (mosque) in Surabaya city – Indonesia with a stately ceremony. It’s also been attended by a large number of people.
- Nusra Damascus commanders arrested
An Al-Nusra Front chief who is suspected of masterminding the assassination of prominent Sheikh Mohammed Said al-Buti has been arrested in the Syrian capital, a security source says.
- Call for Muslim Veil Ban in French Universities
France could be set to go a step further in its ban on the wearing of religious symbols in state schools.
- Quran in Braille to Teach Blind Students
An opportunity to read the Quran, especially during Ramadan – it is something any visually-impaired Muslim would give his, or her, eyeteeth for.
- Iraq: More than 130 Shiite Muslims Killed, Injured Around Baghdad Car Bombings
Many Shiite areas of Baghdad witnessed explosions of car bombs and Improvised Explosive Devices which resulted in killing and wounding more than 130 many innocent people, despite all the strict security measures that the Government imposed in Baghdad since days ago.
- Eid Al Fitr to be celebrated in UAE and Saudi Arabia on Thursday
Shawwal moon has been sighted in the UAE and tomorrow (Thursday) is Eid Al Fitr, the UAE Moon Sighting Committee said.
- UN says arms inspectors preparing for Syria mission
UNITED NATIONS: UN weapons inspectors tasked with looking into claims of chemical weapons use in Syria are “completing their preparations” in The Hague before heading to Damascus, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
- Exclusive: Syria seeks to tap frozen bank accounts for food supplies
(Reuters) – Syria is trying to tap frozen funds in foreign bank accounts to step up purchases of food stocks including wheat, as civil war and a deepening humanitarian crisis push President Bashar al-Assad to seek new ways to feed his people.