News: 25-Apr-10

  1. Egyptian ambassador visits holy shrines in Karbala
    Egyptian ambassador in Baghdad Sherif Shahin visited the al-Hussein and al-Abbas shrines in Krbala and praised the stable security conditions in the holy Shiite city, a local official said on Friday.
  2. Quranic Calligraphy Exhibition Opens in Doha
    An exhibition of Quranic calligraphy works was launched Wednesday in the Qatari capital of Doha, Al-Watan Daily reported.
  3. Shia Islamic Movement organises Islamic Vacation Course (IVC) in Zaria.
    Zaria, Africa — The 3-day Islamic Vacation Course for children ended on18th of April 2010 at Fudiyyah Islamic Center (F.I.C).
  4. Armenian Church Leader To Visit Azerbaijanian Shia Muslim Leader
    Garegin’s press office said in a statement that he will travel to Baku on April 26 at the invitation of Azerbaijan’s longtime Shi’a Muslim leader, Sheikh ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade, and Russian Orthodox Church leader Patriarch Kirill.
  5. Two Serbian policemen jailed for 31 years for killing 8,000 Muslims
    Bosnia’s war crimes court has jailed two former Serb police officers for 31 years each on charges of aiding in genocide and taking part in the killing of up to 8,000 Muslims in the town of Srebrenica in 1995.
  6. Blackburn Islamic school rated outstanding
    TAUHEEDUL Islam Girls High School has been rated outstanding by education watchdogs Ofsted.
  7. US drone attack kills 7 in Pakistan
    A US drone aircraft fires three missiles into the troubled northwestern Pakistan, killing at least seven people and injuring several others.
  8. Iraq Mosque bombing victims buried
    Dozens of Shia Muslim victims martyred while praying have been buried amid calls for a three-day mourning period after the deadliest day in Iraq this year.
  9. Sadr security help not needed: Iraq govt
    BAGHDAD – The Iraqi government said on Saturday that an offer by radical Shia cleric Moqtada Al Sadr to help boost security at strategic sites was unnecessary, in the wake of anti-Shia attacks in Baghdad.
  10. Allies aim to start handover of power to Afghans
    The US and NATO agreed to start transferring control of Afghanistan back to its leaders by year’s end but acknowledged that achieving stability will take decades.

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