- Opposition urges gov’t to stop war against Saada
Yemeni opposition group has called on the government to stop war against Shia Muslims in Saada, warning that the group could stage “civil disobedience” if the government does not meet their demand.
- Iran lifts visa for Azerbaijani citizens
Iranian ambassador Bahrami said the new procedure will take effect on January 1.
- Terrorists martyred Shia leader in Karachi
KARACHI – Central leader of Pasban-e-Aza, a Shia organisation, Syed Shahid Hussain, was gunned down by some unidentified assailants within the jurisdiction of Brigade police station on Monday.
- Iran ready for fuel swap if West wins back trust
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman says Tehran will be ready for a nuclear fuel swap only after the West can win back its trust.
- Mosque in Greece’s Iskece attacked
Sunne Mosque in Xanthi was attacked and profane words in Greek were written on its door and walls.
- Saudi Foreign Ministry: We are Stunned by Iran’s Allegations
London/Washington, Asharq Al-Awsat – The Saudi Foreign Ministry has said that it is stunned by Iranian declarations and allegations about the disappearance of the Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri in Saudi Arabia as well as claims that Riyadh handed him over to Washington.
- Iran to hit Israeli nuke sites if attacked-minister
TEHRAN, (Reuters) – Iran would strike back at Israeli weapons manufacturing sites and nuclear installations if the Jewish state attacked the Islamic Republic’s nuclear facilities, Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi was quoted as saying on Wednesday.
- Five US nationals arrested in Pakistan
The Pakistani police have arrested five US nationals, believed to have gone missing in Washington D.C. last month, in a crackdown on militants in the country.
- Baghdad’s security chief sacked over bombings
Baghdad’s security chief has been sacked over a series of massive bombings in the city which killed over 120 people.
- US sends Kuwaiti detainee home from Guantanamo
WASHINGTON – A Kuwaiti detainee held in the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for almost eight years was sent home after a federal judge ordered him freed in September, the Justice Department said on Wednesday.