- Iran has “new initiatives” for talks with powers
VIENNA – Iran, facing severe sanctions to bar it from exporting oil, has told world powers it wants to resume long-stalled talks quickly with “new initiatives” in hand, and France said Tehran may now be open to addressing concerns about its nuclear quest.
- China to send envoy to Syria for ‘peaceful’ solution
BEIJING — China said on Thursday it is sending an envoy to Syria to push for a “peaceful” end to the conflict there, after drawing condemnation for vetoing a resolution condemning a crackdown on protesters.
- Pakistani Shia Cleric ‘Sadaqat Hussain’ Shot Martyred by Wahhabi Terrorists
Pakistani Shia cleric Maulana Sadaqat Hussain shot martyred by Wahhabi terrorists in Liaquatabad.
- 1st Shia Digital Library Launched in China
The first Shia digital library in Chinese language was launched by a Chinese preacher.
- Bahrain Medics Still at Risk
On the one-year anniversary of the uprising in Bahrain, a lawyer continues her fight for medics arrested and tortured for treating protestors injured by police—in demonstrations where women have played a key role.
- Bahrain Opposition Vows More Rallies, Regime Stages Arrests Campaign
Bahrain opposition pledged to keep up its rallies against regime, hours after security forces clashed with demonstrators, staging a campaign of arrests including rights activists and foreigners.
- Syrian President Assad Sets Date for Constitution Referendum, Russia Welcomes
Syria President Bashar Assad set on Wednesday February 26 as a date for referendum on the draft Constitution.
- Bahrain forces arrest 15 teenagers
Saudi-backed regime forces in Bahrain have launched nightly raids on homes in a flashpoint eastern town, detaining 15 teenagers.
- Saudi Wahhabi Security Forces Detained and Severely Tortured Some Shiite Youths
On 15 February 2012 , Saudi security forces chased two Shiite youths riding a motorcycle, and arrested tow others. They severely tortured them.