- Iran to hold 4th International Nano Science and Technology Congress
Iran is planning to hold the fourth International Nano Science and Technology Congress at the University of Kashan in the country’s Isfahan Province.
- Iran to build new indigenous satellite carrier
The director of Iran’s aerospace technology development center has announced that the country will complete the building process of the indigenous satellite carrier Simorgh (Phoenix) by the end of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2013).
- High-profile Bahraini politicians meet with Syria insurgents
A number of high-profile Bahraini politicians have reportedly met with insurgents fighting against the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
- Driver of Abducted Iranians Hired by Syrian Terrorist Groups
Syrian security officials announced on Monday that the bus driver of the Iranian pilgrims who were kidnapped by terrorists in Syria was a hireling of the Free Syrian Army, the main terrorist group fighting against President Bashar Assad’s government.
- Bahraini protesters demand release of political prisoners
Bahraini protesters continue their anti-regime demonstrations in Manama and several villages across the sheikdom to demand the release of political prisoners.
- Iraq: 13 wanted arrested, including a Lebanese woman
(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – Basra police sources said here today that 13 wanted for criminal charges, including a Lebanese woman, were arrested.
- Indonesia to Keep Buying Iranian Crude Amid Sanctions, IRNA Says
Indonesia will continue buying Iranian crude regardless of economic sanctions against the Persian Gulf nation, the official Islamic Republic News Agency reported, citing the Indonesian ambassador to Iran.
- Turkey Attacks Kurds, Threatens Military Action Against Syria
On the eve of an expected major offensive in Aleppo by the Syrian regime, Turkey has threatened to invade Syria, using the pretext of Kurdish groups seizing control of northern border areas.
- Saudi protesters hold anti-regime rallies in Qatif
Saudi anti-regime protesters have once against held rallies in the city of Qatif in Eastern Province to protest against police crackdown on demonstrators.
- Iran Warns U.S. on Fate of Hostages in Syria
TEHRAN — Iran said Tuesday that it was holding the United States responsible for the fate of a group of Iranians held by Syrian rebels, as the highest-ranking Iranian official to visit Syria since the antigovernment uprising began there arrived in Damascus to show support for President Bashar al-Assad and attempt to secure the release of the hostages.