News: 30-May-12

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  1. Russia demands “impartial” probe of Syria massacre
    Russia on Tuesday called for an “objective and impartial” UN-led probe into last week’s massacre in the Syrian city of Houla that killed 108 people and left some 300 wounded.
  2. Police to take over Baghdad security
    Iraqi police will take over responsibility for security in Baghdad from the army from July, a statement said on Tuesday, a move that has been delayed several times over concerns over their capabilities.
  3. Thirty killed in Syria violence, activists say
    At least 30 people were killed in violence in Syria on Tuesday, with clashes raging between regime troops and rebels , monitors said, and as envoy Kofi Annan held talks with President Bashar al-Assad.
  4. Iran condemns Kuwait over spying sentence
    Iran condemned Kuwait on Tuesday for sentencing two Iranians, a Kuwaiti and a stateless man to life in prison for spying for Iran and demanded they be released.
  5. Iran detects new kind of Stuxnet virus
    Iran’s National Computer Emergency Response Team has detected an attack of a new computer virus close to Stuxnet and Duqu malwares.
  6. Ahul-ul-Bayt’s (AS) Legacy in Interfaith Dialogue Invaluable
    We have inherited the invaluable legacy of Ahul-ul-Bayt’s (AS) in the field of interfaith dialogue, said scientific secretary of the Center for Religious Dialogue.
  7. “Imam Jafar Sadeq (PBUH)” published in Afghanistan
    The book titled “Imam Jafar Sadeq (PBUH) “has been published recently in Afghanistan.
  8. Washington is pressing Qatar and Saudi Arabia to fund and provide al-Qaeda-linked rebels with heavy weapons.
    (TEHRAN) – Syria is bracing for more political chaos as all antagonistic forces appear to have entered into an unholy alliance to bring the government to its knees by ingeniously choreographing massacres and attributing them to Syrian government, thereby turning the country into fertile soil for US-led invasion.
  9. Bahraini Activists Abused for Role in UN Human Rights Review
    Bahrain’s opposition delegates who attended the country’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the United Nations office in Geneva faced a huge backlash after criticising the country’s “deplorable human rights record”.
  10. Relatives of kidnapped Shia pilgrims protest in Beirut
    The relatives of the Shia pilgrims abducted in the Syrian province of Aleppo staged a protest on Tuesday in the Beirut area of Hay al-Sellom, the National News Agency reported.

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