Thousands of Islamists protested Friday across Egypt, sparking violence that killed at least 70 people and turned parts of Cairo into battlefields after police authorised the use of live ammunition, two days after 578 people were killed. Crackdown drew strong condemnation from the international community
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has said his country supports Egypt's fight on terrorism, describing the brutal crackdown on supporters of Morsi as the military-backed government's "legitimate right."
Casualties mount into the thousands, fighting spreads, at least 4,200 injured, angry people mobilizing on the ground. Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi issued a statement praising police for their “self-restraint” and justifying the massacre: “The state had to intervene to restore security and peace
Hundreds of Morsi supporters have stormed a government building in Giza and set it alight, reports state TV. This comes after Wednesday’s brutal crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood loyalists in which over 630 people died.
Shooting has erupted in central Cairo at a massive "March of Anger" as pro-Morsi supporters and other opponents of the military protested Wednesday's brutal security crackdown.Deaths of at least 17 Morsi supporters, and 15 law enforcement officials throughout Egypt, with scores more wounded.
The largest Islamic nation in the Middle East is on the verge of descending into civil war, the Syrian civil war is starting to spill over into Lebanon.638 people are now dead 3,994 people wounded . Egypt heading to civil war
The bloodiest in decade’s violence in Egypt has been condemned by the UN Security Council. Meanwhile Egyptian law enforcement has been ordered to use deadly force to prevent further riots as the Muslim Brotherhood is bracing for a “march of anger.”
"The average person on the street, and even intelligent and informed people, when they think of the word ‘drone,’ they think of the military, they think hostile, they think weaponized, they think large and they think autonomous.
A huge car bomb blast has rocked the Zahiyeh neighborhood in the southern areas of the Lebanese capital, Beirut. blast occurred in the area where the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah has a huge following.
Most Americans are probably unaware that over the past two weeks the US has launched at least eight drone attacks in Yemen, in which dozens have been killed. It is the largest US escalation of attacks on Yemen in more than a decade. US presence in the country seems to be creating more extremism.
Yemeni political elites have condemned US assassination drone strikes in the Arab country, saying the attacks violate their country’s sovereignty. US drone attacks has killed at least 40 people in the country over the past two weeks. U. S. assassination drones hit targets in Yemen,Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia.
Bahraini security forces have fired tear gas and birdshots to disperse anti-regime demonstrators in several towns near the capital, Manama, violent clashes between protesters and regime forces. Riot police charged into the crowd, firing birdshot and tear gas. Plan to hold anti-regime rallies near the US Embassy.
In a campaign to improve its image abroad, Israeli government to provide scholarships to hundreds of students at its seven universities in exchange for their making pro-Israel Facebook posts and tweets to foreign audiences. Netanyahu wrote its aim was to “strengthen Israeli public diplomacy
A state of emergency was declared on Wednesday after Egyptian security forces violently broke up sit-in camps of Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Cairo. Officials say at least 278 have been killed nationwide.Protesters accusing military ordering snipers to shoot at them from the rooftops.
Egypt's interim Vice President Mohamed ElBaradei has announced his resignation after violent crackdown by security forces claimed hundreds of lives across the North African country.Move comes after scores of people killed in a crackdown by security forces on supporters of ousted president, Mohamed Morsi.
Turkey: abduction of two of its citzens in Lebanon last week could hamper ties between Ankara Beirut, Lebanese militant group claimed responsibility demanding in exchange for the Turkish Airlines pilots the release of nine Lebanese hostages held by Syrian militants for over a year.
Israel has freed 26 Palestinian prisoners as the two sides were to hold resume the so-called Middle East talks amid a growing row over illegal Israeli settlements. Talks overshadowed by Israel's plans to build thousands of new homes for Jewish settlers on Palestinian lands.
16 people killed, 41 wounded Monday in suicide bomb attack on a crowded cafe in Balad, 80 km (50 miles) north of Baghdad, al Qaeda said it was behind attacks on Saturday, warned government to stop arresting suspected militants or face more violence.
At least two suspected Islamist militants were killed in a drone missile strike in Yemen's southern Shabwa province, the latest in a surge since Washington warned of possible attacks by Al-Qaeda in the region.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday that Israel's announcement of new settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem "were to some degree expected," but reiterated that "The United States of America views all of the settlements as illegitimate."
A lawyer representing one of the whistleblowers with knowledge of the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi last September says 400 surface-to-air missiles were "diverted to Libya" during the attack and fell into "the hands of some very ugly people."
Fresh clashes have broken out between the supporters and opponents of ousted Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi, in Cairo, prompting police intervention.The violence came as Morsi supporters demonstrated outside several government ministries in the capital.
Egypt has been the scene of rival rallies, often resulting in deadly clashes, since July 3, when the country’s army ousted President Mohamed Morsi in what has been described by his supporters as ‘a military coup.’ supporters of Morsi refused to end their protest sit-ins in the capital, Cairo.
Yemenis enraged by recent drone strikes - 8 strikes in 13 days ordered by Washington. resumption of U.S. drone strikes in late July unleashed terror in regions most affected. gap between U.S. and al-Qaeda, has shrunk in the eyes of Yemenis, little difference between what the two are doing.
“Syrian child, tortured, raped, her face disfigured at the hands of the Saudis and others from among the psychos and criminals of the revolution.” In fact, as many as 95% of the “freedom-fighters” in Syria are foreign jihadis trying to carve out an emirate justified by fatwas permitting rape and other perversities
Kurdish community taken arms to fight al-Nusra Front, Takffiri groups after the terrorist groups failed to comply with a truce made in Eid-al-Fitr celebration. Democratic Union Party leader discussed with Turkish authorities threats by Takffiri al-Qaeda groups linked al-Nusra Front, Ankara claims no ties to the groups .
A US Federal Judge found that stop-and-search tactics used by the New York Police Department have violated the constitutional rights of tens of thousands of citizens and are racist, and called for a federal monitor to oversee reforms to the policy.
The army units have battled the foreign-backed militants in the town of Drusha, killing many of them and forcing many others out of the town. Over the past few days, Syrian forces have killed scores of Takfiri militants -- mostly foreign mercenaries -- in Latakia.
The Russian Foreign Ministry on Monday said Moscow was "seriously concerned" by the move, which gave the final approval for the construction of 1,187 apartments in East al-Quds (Jerusalem) and the West Bank.Decision has infuriated the Palestinians
At least 24 people have been killed and nearly 70 others injured in three separate bomb explosions that rocked Iraqi cities in a single day. Iraqi authorities said some nine blasts rocked mostly Shia neighborhoods during the Muslim Eid day
Would provide air defense, communications systems and maintenance,sale of 681 Stinger anti-aircraft missiles and 40 truck-mounted launchers.
Foreign-backed militants have kidnapped at least 13 more Kurds in the Syrian province of Aleppo, and turned them over to al-Qaeda-linked extremists.Kurds in Syria make up 10 percent of the population Fighting between Kurdish militias and al-Qaeda- escalating.
Israeli government has backed the construction of nearly 1,200 new apartments for Jewish settlements in East Jerusalem and the West Bank, just three days ahead of scheduled peace talks with Palestinians. Palestinians’ patience with settlements was running out.
Syrian soldiers clashed with militants and inflicted heavy losses on them. government forces restored security totown of al-Hara in Dara’a countryside inflicting heavy losses on the militants. Army units also seized large amounts of weapons, ammunition in in Aleppo Governorate.
United States military say Israel is planning an offensive against the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah. Israel engaged in armed reconnaissance into Lebanon planning offensive against Hezbollah primary objective destroying Hezbollah, pave way for attacks against Iraq, Syria and Iran.
Egyptian military has confirmed that Friday's air raid on targets in the Sinai region that killed four fighters was carried out by one of its aircraft.Egypt and Israel have co-operated in tackling armed groups in Sinai in the past. The Egyptian army said it killed 60 fighters in Sinai Peninsula Mohamed Morsi was deposed.
The president of Iraqi Kurdistan vowed Saturday to defend the large Kurdish population across the border in neighboring Syria from al-Qaida-linked fighters. Iraqi Kurdistan boasts a powerful militia known as the peshmerga, experienced and equipped fighters hardened by years of guerrilla warfare.
Violence on the rise across Iraq since a deadly crackdown by government forces on a Sunni protest camp in April, attacks against spiked during Ramadan. fears the country could spiral into the edge of civil war..
Dozens of people have been injured during clashes between Egyptian security forces and protesters in the town of Fayoum. thousands of supporters of Morsi held similar rallies across the country including in Cairo and the Mediterranean city of Alexandria to demand his reinstatement.
At least five people have been killed in an attack carried out by an Israeli drone in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, Egyptian security officials say. The Israeli military also deployed the Iron Dome missile system in several areas on Egypt’s border.
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