News: 06-Jul-09

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  1. Ex-Serb army commander jailed for rape, torture of Bosnian Muslims
    Bosnian Serb forces, helped by the Serb-dominated JNA and Serbian paramilitaries, committed the worst atrocities against Muslims in eastern Bosnia early.
  2. Renowned shia scholar Syed Badrul Hasan Abidi passes away in Varanasi, India
    VARANASI, India: A great scholar, aalim, zakir, shayar-e-ahlebait (as) and authority on figh-e-Jafariya molana professor Syed Badrul Hasan Abidi passed away in Varanasi, India on 13th June.
  3. Serbia: Twelve Wahhabis jailed for terror plots
    A special Belgrade court on Friday sentenced 12 members of a radical Wahhabi movement to more than 60 years in prison after they were found guilty of planning terrorist activities and illegal weapons possession.
  4. Anger, condemnation over arrest of hundreds of Shias in Egypt
    Head of Egypt’s Higher Council of the Al al-Bait Mohammed ad-Dereini has reacted angrily to the country’s authorities on arrest of a large number of Shia Muslims.
  5. Pakistan – D.I. Khan: Rajab Ali Embraced Martyrdom
    D.I. Khan, yesterday a peace treaty was signed to stop Shia killing. It was a good sign and big step in making D.I. Khan a safe place to live. But after this peace treaty 1 Shia Rajab Ali was killed near sabzi mandi at about 6:00. He was 50 years old.
  6. Blast kills 2 near Afghanistan NATO base
    A car bomb explosion has struck outside the main NATO base in the troubled southern Afghanistan, killing two civilians and wounding 14 others.
  7. Dozens dead, as Pakistan violence continues
    More than 30 people are killed in separate incidents of violence in northwestern Pakistan where the army has opened several fronts against pro-Taliban militants.
  8. China says 140 dead in Xinjiang unrest
    URUMQI, China (Reuters) – At least 140 people have been killed in rioting in the capital of China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang, with the government blaming exiled Muslim separatists for the area’s worst case of ethnic unrest in years.
  9. Car bomb in Iraq wounds 10, policeman shot
    MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – A car bomb wounded 10 civilians in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul Monday, and gunmen shot dead a traffic policeman, in further violence there after the withdrawal of U.S. troops from cities.

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