News: 17-Apr-14

  1. Syrian opposition fighters obtain U.S.-made TOW antitank missiles
    Syria’s opposition fighters have been supplied with U.S.-made antitank missiles, the first time a major American weapons system has appeared in rebel hands.
  2. Maulud Fatimah: Shia Muslim Sisters’ Forum distribute free food items, drugs in Kaduna – Nigeria
    As part of commemoration of birthday of Sayyidah Zahra (SA), food items worth thousands of naira were distributed free to the needy, orphanage and prison inmates by the Kaduna arm of the Sisters’ Forum, Imam Hussain (AS) unit.
  3. Iran to Unveil 5 New Air Defense Systems This Week
    Arash radar system, Ghaffar missile-simulator system, and Posh and Qader missile-launcher movement system will be displayed during the Army Parade on Friday.
  4. Shia scout embraced martyrdom in a terrorist attack in Karachi
    Militants of banned Sipah-e-Sahaba have shot martyred a Shia scout in Karachi on Tuesday evening.
  5. Shia Muslim neighborhood threatened in Pakistan
    A Pakistani militant group yesterday threatened minority Shia Muslims to leave their neighborhood or face dire consequences.
  6. Nigerian military: Over 100 girls abducted from school are freed, 8 still missing
    Kano, Nigeria (CNN) — Heavily armed men descended on the school as the girls slept.
  7. Jordanian jets strike vehicles on Syrian border
    Jordanian military warplanes struck a convoy of vehicles as they were trying to enter Jordan from Syria, the army said in a statement Wednesday, in an unusual move at a time of tensions between the desert kingdom and Damascus.
  8. New York police unit that spied on Muslims disbanded
    New York: The New York Police Department has abandoned a secretive programme that dispatched plainclothes detectives into Muslim neighbourhoods to eavesdrop on conversations and built detailed files on where people ate, prayed and shopped, the department said.
  9. Saudis sack architect of Syria policy
    RIYADH – Saudi Arabian intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the architect of Riyadh’s attempts to bring down Syrian President Bashar Assad, has been removed from his post, state media reported on Tuesday.
  10. Pakistani Taliban Back More Talks, But No Cease-Fire
    The Pakistani Taliban says it wants to continue peace negotiations with the government – but the militants will not extend a cease-fire.

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