News: 02-Dec-09

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  1. Saudi Wahhabis release a Shia Doctor after short arrest
    Saudi police in Madinah, West of Saudi, released on Tuesday a Shia physician after 24 hour detention as a result to disputes with religious police at the Baqi’ cemetery.
  2. Iran releases five British yachtsmen
    Iran has released five British nationals who were detained by Iranian naval forces after their yacht strayed into southern Persian Gulf waters.
  3. India, Angola to get big stake in Iran gas project
    A senior Iranian energy official says Tehran has offered a 60-percent stake in a phase of its giant South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf to Indian and Angolan companies.
  4. Bhopal water still toxic after 25 years
    Groundwater found near the site of the world’s worst chemical industrial accident in Bhopal in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh is still toxic and poisoning residents.
  5. ‘Muslims should withdraw their money from Swiss banks’
    Turkish State Minister and Chief Negotiator for EU talks Egemen Bagis has urged Muslim nations to withdraw their money from Swiss banks.
  6. Iraqi shoe thrower gets taste of his own medicine
    Iraqi journalist Muntazer al-Zaidi, who threw his shoes at former US president George W. Bush in December 2008, has himself become the target of a shoe thrower.
  7. Iran condemns Swiss minaret ban
    Iran describes the Swiss referendum banning the construction of minarets in the country an “Islamophobic act” and a blow to the religious freedom declared in the West.
  8. Quran E-city Specialized Center for Quran Researchers
    The Quran Electronic City will be a specialized center for Quran researchers, said a scholar with the ISESCO National Commission in Iran.
  9. November 2009 – least bloody month in Iraq
    November was the least bloody month in Iraq since the 2003 US-led occupation, official figures showed Tuesday. According to AFP………..
  10. Turkey says Moro Muslim invitation over peace talks accepted
    Philippines and the M.I.L.F also decided to invite England, Japan and Saudi Arabia to join the contact group.

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