- Wary silence from Arabs over Iran deal
RIYADH: Iran’s nuclear deal with global powers was met with wary silence from Arab states on Sunday, with Iran’s only two Arab friends Iraq and Syria welcoming the accord but others keeping their opinions to themselves.
- Deadly blasts hit Pakistani city of Karachi killing seven
PAKISTAN: At least seven people are reported to have been killed in two bomb explosions in a busy area of Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi.
- Shia Iraqis die in mosque bombing
Up to ten people have been killed at an Iraqi Shia mosque in Tuz Khurmato, a Turkman city 170 kilometers north of Baghdad.
- Bahrain jails 13 Shia over attacks on police
A Bahraini court sentenced 12 Shias on Sunday to 10-year jail terms after convicting them of trying to kill policemen in a village near the capital, a judicial source said.
- Shia Bahrainis march against ‘repression’
Thousands of Shia in Bahrain took to the streets south of the capital Manama to protest against what they called repression of the opposition, witnesses said. – See more at: http://mwcnews.net/news/middle-east/33646-shia-bahrainis-march.html#sthash.zxDNia1k.dpuf
- TNFJ rejects commission, calls for SC probe
RAWALPINDI, Nov 23: Tehreek Nifaz-i-Fiqah Jafaria (TNFJ) chief Agha Syed Hamid Ali Shah Moosavi on Saturday rejected the constitution of a judicial commission, tasked with investigating the recent Rawalpindi riots, and alleged that the panel was not impartial. He said the investigation should be carried out by the Supreme Court.
- Iran agrees to curb nuclear activity at Geneva talks
Iran has agreed to curb some of its nuclear activities in return for about $7bn (£4.3bn) in sanctions relief, after days of intense talks in Geneva.
- Syria conflict: Children ‘targeted by snipers’
More than 11,000 children have died in Syria’s civil war in nearly three years, including hundreds targeted by snipers, a new report says.
- Over 160 killed as rebels battle to break siege of Damascus suburbs
Beirut: Fierce fighting to the east of Damascus has killed more than 160 people in the past two days as Syrian rebels struggle to break a months-long blockade by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, activists said on Sunday.
- Al-Tamimi denies his request to grill minister tied to sectarian reasons
KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23: MP Abdullah Al-Tamimi has denied that his alleged interpellation request against the State Minister for Housing and Municipality Affairs Salem Al-Utheina is based on sectarian grounds or intended for achieving electoral interests, reports Al-Rai daily.