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New report says Syrian rebels committed war crimes

New report says Syrian rebels committed war crimes Fri, 11 Oct, 2013

Syrian rebels led by al Qaida’s regional affiliates killed and kidnapped hundreds of civilians during an offensive in coastal Syria in early August, one of the worst atrocities ever blamed on forces fighting to topple President Bashar Assad, according to a report to be released Friday by an international human rights group.
Pakistan rearrests ex-president Musharraf over Red Mosque deaths

Pakistan rearrests ex-president Musharraf over Red Mosque deaths Thu, 10 Oct, 2013

Pakistani police have re-arrested former president Pervez Musharraf over the raid of an Islamabad mosque in 2007. 
Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai wins EU's Sakharov rights prize

Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai wins EU's Sakharov rights prize Thu, 10 Oct, 2013


Pakistan's teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, shot by the Taliban for fighting for girls' rights to education, on Thursday was awarded the European Parliament's prestigious Sakharov human rights prize.
Deadly clashes hit Egypt on 1973 war anniversary

Deadly clashes hit Egypt on 1973 war anniversary Sun, 06 Oct, 2013

At least 38 people were killed nationwide Sunday as clashes erupted between security forces and protesters on a major holiday.

Morocco teenagers arrested after posting kissing photo on Facebook

Morocco teenagers arrested after posting kissing photo on Facebook Sat, 05 Oct, 2013

Moroccan police have arrested a teenage boy and girl for posting a photo on Facebook of them kissing, with the incident provoking a slew of copycats, a rights organisation said Friday.
Iran lawmakers pass bill allowing men to marry adopted daughters from age 13

Iran lawmakers pass bill allowing men to marry adopted daughters from age 13 Wed, 02 Oct, 2013

Parliamentarians in Iran have passed a bill to protect the rights of children which includes a clause that allows a man to marry his adopted daughter and while she is as young as 13 years.
130 dead in migrant boat disaster off Italian coast

130 dead in migrant boat disaster off Italian coast Thu, 03 Oct, 2013

At least 130 people died and scores were missing after a boat carrying African migrants, mostly from Eritrea sank off the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, officials and rescuers said.

US government shuts down, Obama blames Republicans

US government shuts down, Obama blames Republicans Tue, 01 Oct, 2013

US President Barack Obama has blamed Republicans in the House of Representatives for a partial government shutdown, saying they are carrying out an "ideological crusade" against his healthcare law.
Netanyahu urges US to keep Iran sanctions in place

Netanyahu urges US to keep Iran sanctions in place Mon, 30 Sep, 2013

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday warned President Obama not to be fooled by overtures from Iran that have led the administration to pursue talks aimed at halting Iran's nuclear weapons ambitions.
Syria air strike kills 16 in high school

Syria air strike kills 16 in high school Sun, 29 Sep, 2013

A Syrian government air raid struck a high school in a rebel-held city in the country's north on Sunday, killing at least 16 people, most of them students, activists said. 
Students killed in Nigeria college attack

Students killed in Nigeria college attack Sun, 29 Sep, 2013

Gunmen killed at least 42 people on Sunday in an attack on a college in northeast Nigeria, a Reuters witness said, in a region where Islamist militants have targeted schools and universities.
Egypt shuts down Muslim Brotherhood newspaper

Egypt shuts down Muslim Brotherhood newspaper Wed, 25 Sep, 2013

Egyptian security forces have shut down the headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood newspaper in Cairo after raiding it and confiscating material, the Islamist movement's website reported on Wednesday.
Egypt court bans all Muslim Brotherhood activities

Egypt court bans all Muslim Brotherhood activities Mon, 23 Sep, 2013

An Egyptian court on Monday ordered the Muslim Brotherhood to be banned and its assets confiscated in a dramatic escalation of a crackdown by the military-backed government against supporters of the ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.
Assad dismisses West over draft UN resolution

Assad dismisses West over draft UN resolution Mon, 23 Sep, 2013

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denounced the United States, France and Britain for submitting a draft resolution to the U.N. Security Council to place Syrian chemical weapons under international control, saying they were fighting an "imaginary enemy".
Suicide attack on Pakistani church kills over 75

Suicide attack on Pakistani church kills over 75 Sun, 22 Sep, 2013

At least 75 people were killed and 130 others injured when a twin suicide bomb attack hit a Christian church in Pakistan's northwest city of Peshawar on Sunday, hospital sources said.
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