Prominent human rights defender and founder of the Bahrain Centre for Human rights (BCHR) and the Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR) has declared an open hunger strike “in protest against the continuation of arbitrary arrest and detention.”
The Iraqi security forces, backed by tribes' members, foiled an attack led by the terrorists of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on Dujail district of Shia majority, located in Southern Tikrit city, in Salahuddin province.
The Strategic Project Department of the Imam Hussein Holy Shrine has finished the design of a new public library meant to be the largest one in Karbala holy city. The library, which will be located in El-Muwadhefeen district, covers 2400 m2, and the actual building covers 1300 m2, and is consisted of nine floors.
A group of around 30 people have attacked a Shia mosque, called Imam Ali Mosque, which is under construction, in Poyok Chekmacha neighbourhood, chanting slogans “we don’t want Shia mosques to be constructed."