News: 12-Oct-09

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  1. Yemeni Extremists martyrs 59 Shias
    The Yemeni army said on Monday it had “purged” pockets of resistance of Shia soldiers near the northern city of Saada, and martyred 59 Shias in various operations.
  2. Pakistan–Quetta: M. Ashraf embraced martyrdom
    Quetta: Baluchistan Mines chief inspector, M. Ashraf embraced Shahadat
  3. Two Shia prisoners released , two other Shias detained !
    It was too early for the residents of Rumaila town, Al-Ahsa to rejoice the release of two of its prisoners, Aoun Taher Al-Hashim and Hashim Nasser AL-Ali, last week when the criminal investigation unit arrested on Friday both Sheikh Ali al-Khalifa – 40 years – and Murtada Hussain AL-Harby – 18 years – from the same town due to their participation in religious events held recently.
  4. Saudi Shia scholar: We’ll continue to pray irrespective of consequences
    Sayed Mohammad Al-Nasser, Jumaa Imam in Khobar city, said that Saudi Shia will continue performing Jumaa prayers whatever the consequences are and that they are waiting for a royal resolution on the closure of Shia mosques.
  5. Iran arrests 14 ‘Wahabi terrorists’
    Iran’s Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi has announced that 14 members of a “Wahabi terrorist group” have been arrested in the country.
  6. Muslim worshipers foil fresh attempt to storm the Aqsa Mosque
    Palestinian worshipers holding vigil inside the Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem on Sunday foiled an attempt by a number of Jewish fanatics to storm the holy site.
  7. 759 people converted to Islam in Malaysia
    A total of 759 people converted to Islam in the capital up to September this year compared to 597 last year, according to the Federal Territory Malaysian Islamic Development Department.
  8. African Shia cleric urges Muslims Unite against Jewish conspiracy
    A Kano-based Shiite cleric, Malam Muhammad Mahmud Turi, has called on the Muslims Ummah to unite against the Jewish conspiracy in the wake of the plot to destabilize Islam.
  9. Pakistan blast kills dozens, injures scores
    A bomb explosion has killed at least 30 people and injured 45 others near Pakistan’s northwest of Swat valley, police officials say.
  10. Pakistani jets ‘attack militants’ hideouts’
    The Pakistani government says its fighter jets have bombed hideouts of suspected pro-Taliban militants in Bajur, killing at least 31 alleged insurgents.

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