News: 12-Apr-10

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  1. Saudi Arabia: Government Warns of Al Qaeda Elements Disguising Themselves as Journalists
    Riyadh, Asharq Al-Awsat- Governmental warnings issued yesterday in Saudi Arabia opened the door to the possibility of Al Qaeda elements disguising themselves as journalists and disguising explosive devices as camera equipment in order to target government dignitaries and state guests.
  2. Kuwait Deports 21 Egyptian Supporters of ElBaradei
    CAIRO, (AP) – Kuwaiti forces have arrested and deported supporters of the prominent Egyptian opposition figure Mohammed ElBaradei, said their colleagues and a human rights group on Sunday.
  3. Chicago Rejects Shia School, Muslim Group Sues
    Chicago, IL, United States – An Islamic group sued on Thursday the officials of the DuPage County for rejecting its proposal to build a school for Shia Muslim families near Naperville.
  4. Karbalai warns of ruling out any coalition
    Representative of Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Al Sistani, Abdul Mehdi Al Karbalai, warned against ruling out any winning coalition from the new government.
  5. Pakistani Shia leaders to promote religious harmony
    Senior Shia leaders have vowed to promote religious harmony and to frustrate designs of those who are bent upon creating division among the Muslims.
  6. 50,000 Students to Attend Quranic Courses during Summer Vacations
    Iran — The Thamin-ol-A’immeh Quranic Institute plans to hold Quranic courses for school students during the summer vacations, head of the institute told News Agencies.
  7. Maliki coalition files fraud complaint
    The Iraqi premier’s Rule of Law alliance has filed an official complaint over what it calls massive vote rigging in the March general elections
  8. Quake fears prompt Tehran evacuation
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says his government plans to relocate millions of Tehran citizens as the capital is threatened by earthquakes
  9. Iran builds one-megawatt generator
    Iranian experts have succeeded in developing the capacity to produce one-megawatt generators, the head of an Iranian industrial company says.
  10. Defiant Kyrgyz president vows to fight on
    JALALABAD REGION, Kyrgyzstan – A defiant Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev said on Sunday he would not step down as head of the Central Asian republic and that any attempt to kill him would “drown Kyrgyzstan in blood”.

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