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Deadly explosion rocks Egypt's Mansoura

Deadly explosion rocks Egypt's Mansoura Tue, 24 Dec, 2013

A strong explosion has hit a police headquarters in Egypt's Nile Delta region, killing at least 14 people and injuring 100 others.
Car bomb explosion at Syrian school kills eight

Car bomb explosion at Syrian school kills eight Sun, 22 Dec, 2013

In eastern Syria, students are reported among the dead from a car bomb explosion near a primary school in the province of Homs.
Attacks kill 65 in Iraq, including Shiite pilgrims

Attacks kill 65 in Iraq, including Shiite pilgrims Tue, 17 Dec, 2013

Iraqi officials say car bombs targeted Shi'ite pilgrims near Baghdad as Iraq-wide violence killed at least 65 people Monday.
UN starts first aid airlifts to Syria from Iraq as cold grips

UN starts first aid airlifts to Syria from Iraq as cold grips Mon, 16 Dec, 2013

The United Nations has started to deliver humanitarian aid by air into Syria from northern Iraq.
United States suspends non-lethal assistance into northern Syria

United States suspends non-lethal assistance into northern Syria Wed, 11 Dec, 2013

The United States has suspended all non-lethal assistance into northern Syria after Islamic Front forces seized headquarters and warehouses belonging to the opposition's Supreme Military Council (SMC), a US embassy spokesman in Ankara has said.
World marks international Human Rights Day

World marks international Human Rights Day Tue, 10 Dec, 2013

Countries around the world are marking International Human Rights Day.
Somalia court sentences woman who reported rape

Somalia court sentences woman who reported rape Tue, 10 Dec, 2013

A Somali court has sentenced to jail a woman who said she was raped and two journalists who reported her story.
Chemical weapons watchdog receives Nobel Peace Prize

Chemical weapons watchdog receives Nobel Peace Prize Tue, 10 Dec, 2013

The head of a watchdog group that is trying to rid the world of chemical weapons has accepted the Nobel Peace Prize at a ceremony in the Norwegian capital.

Car bomb near cafe kills 11 in central Iraq

Car bomb near cafe kills 11 in central Iraq Mon, 09 Dec, 2013

A car bomb outside a northeastern Iraqi cafe has killed at least 11 people.
Syrian Islamists seize Western-backed rebel bases: monitoring group

Syrian Islamists seize Western-backed rebel bases: monitoring group Sun, 08 Dec, 2013

Syrian rebels from an Islamist alliance formed last month have occupied bases and warehouses belonging to a Western-backed rebel group on the Turkish border, rebels and activists said on Saturday.

Yemen army sweeps capital after deadly attack Sat, 07 Dec, 2013

Yemeni security forces have launched a sweep in the capital to find the perpetrators of a deadly attack on the country's defence ministry, sparking clashes that left several armed men killed, officials said.
Dozens killed in Yemen suicide car bomb, assault

Dozens killed in Yemen suicide car bomb, assault Fri, 06 Dec, 2013

A suicide bomber and gunmen attacked the heavily guarded defense ministry compound in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, killing 52 people.
World leaders react to the passing of Mandela

World leaders react to the passing of Mandela Fri, 06 Dec, 2013

Minutes after news of the passing away of former South African president Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, tributes and speeches started streaming in.
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