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Over the course of the past two days, militants believed to be members of “Sinai Province” have been targeting civilians, local journalist
Turkish bombardments have killed at least 35 people as Turkish forces move into areas controlled by Kurdish militia in northern Syria. A ground offensive is aimed at reversing Kurdish gains.
Defendants were arrested in March on accusations of inciting violence and riots and storming Malwy police station in Minya
An alliance of Kurdish and Arab forces have liberated the city of Manbij from the militant group. But some “IS” fighters fled the city, reportedly using hundreds of kidnapped civilians as “human shields.”
An attempted coup in Turkey led to a night of gunfire and explosions, with residents waking up to an uncertain future. DW correspondent Diego Cupolo reports from Ankara.
The Syrian army has extended a nationwide ceasefire for three days as pro-Assad forces continue to advance against rebels in the north. Observers have called the truce mostly ineffective since its declaration last week.
The Syrian regime has launched a major aerial operation on a rebel-held town near the capital, effectively ending a local truce. Rebels claim the airstrikes were retaliation for the execution of a government pilot.
In a much-anticipated report, the US has revealed the number of people – including civilians – killed in drone strikes. The report, however, is unlikely to quash criticism.
The IS-affiliated group kills three residents in Rafah and Al-Arish for cooperating with the army, according to residents
‘Sinai Province’ assassinated El-Fawkhriya tribe member for informing police of group’s activities, say residents
The report said most of the defendants were sentenced after mass trials, and some courts relied on confessions extracted under torture, according to testimonies from the relatives of the defendants
A plan to evacuate thousands of militants and civilians from rebel-held districts of Syria’s capital has been put on hold. It comes a day after an airstrike killed a Syrian rebel leader in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta.
Defendants were accused of rioting and attempted killing in the Beheira governorate building
Bomb was intended to target security forces, says army
The footage also includes images of executions of alleged “army collaborators”
Military spokesman says he has no knowledge regarding the incident
Council strongly condemns violence resulting from Israeli offensive in Gaza; welcomes Egypt’s ceasefire initiative
Hamas says ceasefire must be preceded by Israel’s commitment to Palestinian conditions
The area is an island in the eastern district of Jobar, where rebels hold the east and the army controls the west.
By Mohammed Nosseir Egypt is certainly facing a political crisis. Whether you perceive 30 June to be a revolution or a coup, its consequences have, undeniably, driven the country in an unpleasant direction. The nation is polarised, split into two main political groups, and numerous terrorist acts are being committed across the country, hindering political …
Amnesty International calls for journalists’ immediate release; describes them as “prisoners of conscience”
The United Nations and Syria’s Red Crescent began operations to evacuate trapped civilians and deliver aid inside besieged parts of Homs on February 7.
The human rights watchdog acknowledges current draft is better despite existing violations
Released on bail; journalists’ cameras remain in custody
Journalists accused of vandalising military property
Assembly holds meetings to reach consensus over the contents of the preamble; article allowing military trials for civilians criticised
Constituent Assembly passes articles allowing military trials of civilians and temporarily granting SCAF authority to take part in electing defence minister
Military trials are the military’s means of fighting the revolution: Revolutionary Socialists
It calls on Assad’s government “to take immediate steps to facilitate the expansion of humanitarian relief operations, and lift bureaucratic impediments and other obstacles.”