- Ban ‘triple talaq’, says Muslim women’s group
New Delhi : The Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA) on Friday called for a ban on the “triple talaq” divorce system, saying it was un-Islamic and outlawed in several Muslim countries.
- Five Bahraini Shias sentenced to life in prison for spying for Iran
Bahrain: A major terror network with links to Iran has been smashed by Bahrain’s security services, resulting in the arrest of 47 suspects.
- Military Strikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
SOUTHWEST ASIA, November 6, 2015 — U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.
- Nearly 60 die in Iraq flash flood
Flash flood in Iraq has left nearly 60 people dead over the past few days, says the country’s health ministry.
- Iraq’s top Shiite cleric warns parliament not to stall Abadi’s reforms
BAGHDAD: Iraq’s top Shiite cleric warned parliament Friday not to use concerns over the legality of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s reforms as a tactic to block them, in a boost to the premier days after lawmakers sought to rein him in.
- Al-Azhar head ‘rejects efforts’ to convert Egyptian youth to Shiism
The grand imam of Al-Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayeb, said the Islamic body rejects what he described as ongoing efforts to convert Sunni young people to Shiism.
- Enemies aimed to impose restrictions on Iran
Tehran’s provisional Friday Prayers Leader Ayatollah Mohammad Emami Kashani warned against the plots hatched by the US to penetrate into Iran.
- Cholera outbreak spreads from Iraq to Syria, Kuwait & Bahrain – UNICEF
A cholera outbreak in Iraq has spread to Syria, Kuwait and Bahrain, and could turn into a region-wide epidemic as millions of pilgrims prepare to visit the country, according to UNICEF’s Iraq director.
- Iran Calls U.S. World’s Top Terrorism Supporter, Drug Trafficker
The head of Iran’s Justice Minister on Friday called the United States the world’s top supporter of terrorism and drug trafficker, according to regional reports.
- Iran tensions grow ahead of key elections
When Iran’s centrist president Hassan Rouhani last month entered the Hosseinieh, the hall in central Tehran where Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei holds his public meetings, for a religious ceremony, he was greeted by jeers.