1. Shiite MPs call for removal of governor
    KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: Shiite lawmakers have criticized Mubarak Al-Kabeer Governor Bandar Al-Mekrad for posting statements deemed offensive to the Shittes and their beliefs on his Twitter account. The lawmakers called for removal of the governor from his post and refer him to Public Prosecution because they regard his tweets as a way of promoting sectarianism and attacking the Shiite community.
  2. More Fighting Near Syria-Turkish Border
    Fighting continued to rage Saturday in northern Syria where Islamic State militants are closing in on a Kurdish town near the Turkish border.
  3. Pakistani Taliban declare allegiance to Islamic State and global jihad
    (Reuters) – The Pakistani Taliban declared allegiance to Islamic State on Saturday and ordered militants across the region to help the Middle Eastern jihadist group in its campaign to set up a global Islamic caliphate.
  4. UN Nuclear Watchdog Team to Visit Tehran
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