News: 21-Jan-13

  1. Explosion in Turkey Hits Iraq Oil Pipeline
    TEHRAN (FNA)- An explosion has shut down twin pipelines that carry oil from Iraq to the Mediterranean, report said.
  2. Fresh Charges for UK Troops’ Torture, Killing in Iraq
    TEHRAN (FNA)- Britain will face fresh charges of breaching international law over the torture and killing of prisoners during the war in Iraq, which began almost exactly 10 years ago.
  3. Syrian Army Kills 75 Terrorists in Reef Damascus
    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army killed 75 armed rebels in several military operations in Reef (outskirts of) Damascus on Sunday.
  4. Saudis Intimidating Reporters to Block Media Coverage of Anti-Riyadh Rally in Yemen
    TEHRAN (FNA)- Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Yemen has resorted to the intimidation of journalists to prevent media coverage of a protest rally in front of Riyadh’s embassy in Sana’a, reports said on Sunday.
  5. More Iranians Added to World List of Top Scientists in Medicine
    TEHRAN (FNA)- Dr. Shokoufeh Nikfar from Food and Drug Organization of Iran’s Health Ministry and Dr. Fereydoun Azizi from Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences were placed in the list of the world’s top scientists in medical sciences, joining 9 other colleagues from Iran.
  6. Israeli, Saudi, Turkish, Qatari Spies Operating in Syria
    TEHRAN (FNA)- A large number of spying cells from Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar are operating in Syria to help the armed rebels topple the Damascus government, sources said on Sunday.
  7. Bashar al-Assad’s mother leaves Syria for Dubai, expats says
    ANISA Makhluf, the mother of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has left the war-torn country and joined her daughter in Dubai, expatriates in the United Arab Emirates and an activist say.
  8. Syria opposition seeks deal on PM-in-exile
    SYRIA’S opposition umbrella group, which most Western and Arab powers opposed to the Damascus regime have recognised, is meeting in Istanbul in a bid to name a prime minister-in-exile, one of its leaders says.
  9. Killing the Shia
    They braved the bitter cold and icy rain for three days in Quetta—where three bomb blasts in two separate attacks claimed at least 92 lives and left some 120 injured on Jan. 10.
  10. Security Council fails to agree on referring Syria war crimes to international court
    New York, Jan. 20 (BNA) — The UN Security Council failed to agree on referring war crimes in Syria to the International Criminal Court.

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