1. Syrian Government Not Responsible for Ghouta Chemical Attack: Experts Say
    A series of revelations about the chemical attack in Syria’s eastern Ghouta is doubting US accusation that the Syrian government has launched the gas assault. A team of US experts meeting this week in Washington, concluded that the rocket that delivered sarin to a Damascus suburb last summer could not have been fired from the Syrian government positions.
  2. Pakistanis protest against killing of Shia Muslims
    Thousands of protesters have staged mass rallies against a recent deadly bomb attack on Shia Muslims leaving more than two dozen people dead in southwestern Pakistan.
  3. Syrian peace talks stuck over Assad future
    Peace talks intended to carve a path out of Syria’s civil war have got off to a rocky start as a bitter clash over President Bashar Assad’s future threatened to collapse the negotiations even before they really begin.
  4. Iran’s Nuclear Stockpile May Rise for Now Despite Deal With Powers
    VIENNA — An apparent delay in Iran’s building of a nuclear conversion plant suggests its stockpile of low-enriched uranium (LEU) gas will grow for a while longer, despite Tehran’s deal with world powers to curb its disputed atomic activity.
  5. European businesses rushing to find Iran bonanza
    BRUSSELS (AP) — France is sending business executives by the planeload to Iran. German and Dutch entrepreneurs are taking courses on how to close a deal in Tehran, and car makers are drawing up plans for investment.
  6. Prominent Shia member of Yemeni reconciliation talks killed
    Sanaa – As the reconciliation talks, the National Dialogue, come to an end, a prominent member of the Houthi Shia delegation has been assassinated.
  7. LeJ claims responsibility for Shia pilgrims attack; Shiites stage sit-in protests
    A pro-Taliban Takfiri Deobandi suicide bomber killed at least 28Shiite pilgrims on a bus that was making its way through the Pakistan-Iran highway in Mastung district on Tuesday evening. Another 31 pilgrims, including women and children, were injured in the attack – which was claimed by the outlawed Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ).
  8. Bahrain: The Detainee Mahdi Al-Mousawi’s Health in Deterioration
    Jaw’s prisoners’ health at risk, and independent monitoring organizations prevented from entering
  9. Iran to File Lawsuit against S. Arabia over Lebanon, Yemen Terrorist Attacks
    Tehran aims to sue Saudi Arabia in international organizations following the recent terrorist attacks against Iranian targets in the region, says Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman.