1. Al-Wefaq condemns court rejection to release Nabeel Rajab
    Bahrain court of Cassation has rejected an appeal to release the prominent HRD Nabeel Rajab. ” the court ordered to adjourn the final hearing until the coming 17th March, the release of Nabeel Rejab was rejected until the courts looks into the appeal ” lawyer Al-Jishi said.
  2. Iraqi Forces Make Steady Progress against Militants in Anbar
    Security forces took control on Tuesday of several Ramadi neighborhoods after days of heavy clashes in the city, army chief Staff General Ali Ghaidan Majeed said.
  3. Militant Groups Eliminated in Aleppo
    Syrian army continued its mop-up operations against foreign-backed militants in several areas.
  4. Bahrain prepares to mark the third anniversary of 14 February Revolution
    The Bahraini revolution that began on the 14th of February 2011 enters its fourth year in the coming days. The majority of the people of Bahrain are still and will continue to be committed to a peaceful revolution which demands democratic transition in Bahrain.
  5. Pakistan’s Top Shiite Party (MWM) Rejects Talk with Taliban
    Sunni and Shia Muslim leaders at the conference said that the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appointed Taliban in the 4 members committee for talks with Taliban. They said that the government’s 4 members committee always toed the line of Taliban and emerged as Taliban’s spokespersons.
  6. Pakistan-Taliban peace talks falter as they begin
    Islamabad: Pakistan’s planned peace talks with Taliban insurgents stumbled as they began on Tuesday, with government negotiators missing a preliminary meeting citing doubts over the militants’ team.
  7. Syrian opposition, govt ready to move forward with Geneva 2 peace talks
    The Syrian National Coalition says it will take part in the second round of Geneva 2 talks. Russia says the Syrian government expressed “no doubts” that it will also attend, adding that it plans to send a shipment of chemical agents out of the country.
  8. Syria to ship out more chemical weapons in February: Russia
    Moscow: Russia said Tuesday the Syrian government was poised to ship out a large stockpile of chemical weapons before the end of the month and downplayed concerns Damascus was falling behind schedule.
  9. Pakistan talks with Taleban team delayed
    ISLAMABAD: A suicide bomber killed nine people in northwestern Pakistan Tuesday just hours after peace talks between government negotiators and a team representing the Pakistani Taleban were delayed, officials said.
  10. Eight killed, 40 injured in bomb blast in Peshawar
    ISLAMABAD: At least eight people were killed and more than 40 injured when a bomb exploded in a busy market in Pakistan’s north-western city of Peshawar on Tuesday.