1. Iraq: Grand Ayatollah Sistani Urges Int’l Cooperation in Fight against ISIL
    The Iraq-based Muslim religious leader, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, called on the world community to launch international cooperation with the Baghdad government in its war on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group.
  2. 1 Million Iranian School Students Are Quran Memorizers
    An Iranian education ministry official said around one million school students in the country are memorizers of one or half a Juz (part) of the Quran.
  3. Syrian rebels kill 10, capture others in Lebanon
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