1. US to deploy 9,000 marines to Afghanistan
    The US military will soon send up to 9,000 marines to southern Afghanistan doubling the number of US troops present in the area, a report says.
  2. Iraqi Shia imams warn of foreign interference in January election
    Two politically influential Shia Muslim preachers on Saturday warned of possible foreign interference in Iraq’s coming parliamentary elections.
  3. French protest for the homeless
    Hundreds of rights activists stage a rally in France in solidarity with the country’s homeless population as their plight worries over half of French citizens.
  4. Outraged Saudis ‘to sue govt.’ over deadly flood
    Thousands of Saudi citizens have taken to Facebook to blast authorities after floods killed more than 100 people in the Red Sea port city of Jeddah.
  5. Pakistan releases 15 missing tribesmen
    Pakistan has released fifteen of the thousands of missing Bugti tribesmen under the Balochistan Package announced by Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.
  6. Saudi forces claim to have taken a mountain near Yemen
    Saudi Arabia claims it has captured a strategic mountain on its side of the border with Yemen in its campaign against Shia Houthi fighters.
  7. Million Shias celebrate Arafat Day in Holy Karbala
    Around one million Iraqi Shias celebrated the Arafat day on Friday evening in Karbala….
  8. Lebanese Shia scholar urges peace during Eid al-Adha address
    BEIRUT: In his address to mark Eid al-Adha, senior Shiite cleric Sayyed Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah called for peace and warned against conflicts.
  9. Saudi forces claim to have taken a mountain near Yemen
    Saudi Arabia claims it has captured a strategic mountain on its side of the border with Yemen in its campaign against Shia Houthi fighters.
  10. A Shia Muslim Martyrs in Parachinar / Pakistan
    Parachinar: Chapri near sadda sipah-e-yazeed have kidnapped Mohsin son of Gohar Ali (Shelawzan) on 21st November 2009 and slaughtered him.