Iranian woman spared stoning to Death Sentence for adultery

Irani Woman Sakineh-Mohammadi AshtianiJNN 19 Mar 2014 Tehran : A sentence of death by stoning handed down against an Iranian woman convicted of adultery in 2006 will not be carried out, a senior judicial official said on Tuesday. Continue reading

US orders closure of Syrian embassy, consulates

Syrian Embassy in WashingtonJNN 19 Mar 2014 Washington D.C : The United States on Tuesday ordered the Syrian embassy in Washington and its consulates in Texas and Michigan to suspend operations and told diplomats and staff who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents to leave the country. Continue reading

Upcoming Elections Puts Indian Muslims in Dilemma

Indian Muslims in 2014 ElectionsJNN 19 Mar 2014 Delhi : With the next general elections due in April and May in India, Muslim voters in the world’s biggest democracy have found themselves in a dilemma, with opinion polls showing much criticized Narendra Modi ahead of his rivals as the likely coming premier. Continue reading