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Syria's exiled opposition seeks Russian support

Source : Reuters
Damascus | 28 Jun 2011

Members of Syria's opposition in exile said they would use a visit to Moscow on Tuesday to urge Russia to condemn a violent crackdown on protests in the Middle Eastern nation.

Opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad were due to meet Moscow's Africa envoy Mikhail Margelov, who has been involved in Rusian efforts to mediate in North Africa and the Middle East -- regions that have been hit by a wave of popular uprisings.


Palestinian leaders vote to go for UN recognition

Source : Mohammed Daraghmeh | AP
RAMALLAH : West Bank | 27 Jun 2011

The West Bank Palestinian leadership formally decided to press ahead with efforts in September to win UN recognition of a state in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem, in what could be a blow to efforts to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.


'Israel, US bases in Gulf within reach of Iran's missiles'

Source : Ali Akbar Dareini | AP
TEHRAN | 28 Jun 2011

A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander claimed on Tuesday that his country is capable of producing even longer range missiles than the ones it now has but won’t make them because Israel and US bases in the Gulf are already within its reach.


Present a pivotal time for OIC: Summit promises to be lively one

Source : Siraj Wahab | Arab News
ASTANA : Kazakhstan | 27 Jun 2011

The next few days here could prove to be extremely important for the global standing of both Kazakhstan and the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) as the foreign ministers of the organization’s 57 member states convene their annual summit.


Bank Negara launches landmark Islamic note as Malaysia starts road show for sukuk

Source : Mushtak Parker | Arab News
LONDON | 26 Jun 2011

The global Islamic capital market is once again focused on Malaysia with the recent launch by Bank Negara Malaysia, the central bank, of its new Islamic monetary management instrument, the Bank Negara Monetary Notes-Istithmar (BNMN-Istithmar).


Intl court orders arrest of Qaddafi, son, key aide

Source : Mike Corder | AP
THE HAGUE : Netherlands | 27 Jun 2011

International judges ordered the arrest Monday’s mission to protect the Libyan people from Qaddafi’s forces,” he said Monday, adding that the Libyan leader and his supporters need to realize that “time is rapidly running out for them.” NATO air forces have been conducting daily air strikes against military targets in Libya for the past 100 days.


Israel warns media against boarding Gaza flotilla

Source : Al Jazeera
Gaza : 27 Jun 2011

Israel has warned journalists that they could be banned from entering the country for 10 years if they travel aboard an aid flotilla scheduled to set sail for the Gaza Strip.

The Israeli government issued the warning on Sunday, saying the journalists could also have their equipment seized in addition to other sanctions.


Israel reroutes West Bank barrier at Bilin

Source : Al Jazeera
West Bank : 27 Jun 2011

Israel's army has begun tearing down a section of the West Bank separation barrier near the village of Bilin, four years after the Israeli Supreme Court ordered them to do so.

The rerouting on Sunday marked a major victory for residents of the town and activists who have held weekly demonstrations at the site for years.

Not all activists were satisfied with the move, however, with many demanding that the structure be removed entirely from the village.


Shaykh Said Afandi al-Chirkawi visit to Inkho

Shaykh Said Afandi al-Chirkawi visiting grave of his Shaykh `Abdul Hamid in village Inkho, Daghestan, Russia.


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