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Second attack raises Saturday’s death toll to 6
Gunmen attack police officer, kill two
AFP – Some 17 Yemeni policemen were wounded in an ambush by Shiite Huthi rebels as fighting between government forces and the rebels neared the capital, officials said on Sunday. The Huthis – also known as Ansarullah – have been pushing out of their northern mountain strongholds towards Sanaa in a suspected bid to expand …
Egyptian president and UK official address security and threats of terrorism, Al-Sisi receives letter from the British PM
Instead, defiant residents have posted pictures of Morsi, describing him as “the legitimate president”.
Prosecution has charged them with founding, leading and joining a terrorist organisation, among other charges
Residents there told AFP on Sunday of “exceptionally” heavy artillery fire and air raids targeting Al-Qaeda hideouts in the region.
Bomb in Lebanon Square kills one, shootout in Suez kills two
Two rights groups release statements condemning ongoing attacks on journalists
Press Syndicate calls for silent protest to demonstrate journalists’ anger at the “deliberate attacks”
Sunday’s violence mostly targeting security forces in Sunni-majority areas killed six people, security and medical officials said.
AFP – Attacks in Iraq, including a suicide bombing near the Anbar provincial council headquarters, killed seven soldiers and police on Tuesday, officials said. In Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle near the provincial council headquarters, killing three soldiers and wounding at least four. Anti-government fighters have occupied …
Hezbollah is accused of participating in the 2005 assassination of Hariri’s father, former premier Rafiq Hariri, and five of its members are on trial in absentia before a special court in The Hague.
Egypt’s media underwent a “Brotherisation” and “Sisification” in 2013, according to a new report from Reporters Without Borders
The assassinations in particular harken back to Iraq’s brutal Sunni-Shi’a sectarian war which raged from 2006 to 2007, when corpses were often found abandoned on the streets, with the victims’ bodies bearing signs of torture.
Cabinet spokesman expects “terrorist” attacks by the Brotherhood during Eastern Christmas
Violence elsewhere killed five policemen, including the police chief of Al-Sharqat district northwest of Baghdad, and wounded five others, police and a doctor said.
Violence over the past weekend has left five people dead
The Minister of Interior accused the Brotherhood of funding “terrorist organisations”
The desert area in northeastern Egypt is mostly populated by Bedouin who have tense relations with authorities in Cairo, and it has become a hotbed of Islamist activity.
One of the worst-hit neighbourhoods was Shaab in north Baghdad, where two car bombs exploded in a commercial area, killing five people and wounding at least 17.
An underground hospital and an arms warehouse confiscated by security forces, 13 militants arrested
The explosions occurred during a military operation in the town bordering the Palestinian Gaza Strip
Spokespeople denounce ongoing violence that have killed dozens
Attacks were launched on Al-Arish’s third police station, along with the city’s Central Security Headquarters located in the neighborhood of Al-Musa’id and a number of security checkpoints in Sheikh Zuweid.
The latest bombing also left 17 injured including seven civilians
Sunday’s violence struck north of Baghdad, in predominantly Sunni Arab areas of Iraq.
Attacks on Egypt’s Christian minority have escalated since the July 3 ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi
AFTE reports journalists attacked during pro-Morsi protests in Ramses Square
The attack happened late Thursday in the town of Damboa in Borno state, Boko Haram’s stronghold