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ISIS thugs push man off building for being gay and cut thief’s hand off

ISIS thugs push man off building for being gay and cut thief’s hand off

Disturbing images depicting ISIS brutal and inhumane punishments inflicted on civilians have been released. ISIS has intensified its crackdown on people living in the eastern province of Deir Ez-zor, Syria. The extremist group is looking to repress anyone opposed to their way of ruling. A horrific photo shows a man being executed in front of […]

August 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
56 dead as smugglers throw 300 African migrants into Yemen sea

56 dead as smugglers throw 300 African migrants into Yemen sea

At least 56 people have drowned over the past 24 hours, and dozens remain missing, after human traffickers forced 300 African migrants off two Yemen-bound boats and into the sea. Survivors — all Ethiopian and Somali migrants — managed to make their way to Shabwa, a southern province along Yemen’s Arabian Sea coastline, the International […]

August 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Palestinian, Israeli girls camping for peace in US wilderness

Palestinian, Israeli girls camping for peace in US wilderness

Liza Masri had learned as a young girl during the bloodiest days of the second intifada to fear the soldiers patrolling her neighborhood in the besieged West Bank city of Nablus. But it wasn’t until after the uprising that her mistrust was most shockingly vindicated as she witnessed Israeli troops shooting dead her Palestinian neighbor […]

August 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
Deadly strike hits Syria rebel town despite truce

Deadly strike hits Syria rebel town despite truce

An air strike killed eight civilians late on Monday in a rebel-held region near Damascus where a truce was declared at the weekend, medics and a monitoring group said. The strike hit the town of Arbin in the Eastern Ghouta rebel enclave at around 11:30 pm (2030 GMT), residents said. At least four children and […]

July 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Egypt court sentences 28 to death over 2015 prosecutor killing

Egypt court sentences 28 to death over 2015 prosecutor killing

A Cairo criminal court on Saturday sentenced to death 28 people over the 2015 killing of Egypt’s top prosecutor after the death penalty was approved by the country’s top religious authority, and it also jailed 15 others for 25 years each. Public prosecutor Hisham Barakat was killed in a car bomb attack on his convoy […]

July 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Saudi prince arrested after videos emerge online of him attacking and abusing people

Saudi prince arrested after videos emerge online of him attacking and abusing people

A Saudi prince has been arrested after harrowing footage emerged of him threating and beating terrified subjects in the country – including helpless women. Prince Saud bin Abdulaziz bin Musaed bin Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud — known as Prince Abdulaziz — appears in the series of clips with laughing pals as he screams at […]

July 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
UN blames Yemen warring sides for man-made cholera crisis

UN blames Yemen warring sides for man-made cholera crisis

The UN aid chief on Wednesday blamed Yemen’s warring parties and their foreign backers for a ‘man-made’ cholera outbreak affecting 320,000 people in a country already reeling from war and severe food shortages. “This cholera scandal is entirely man-made by the conflicting parties and those beyond Yemen’s borders who are leading, supplying, fighting and perpetuating […]

July 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Power hit in Hamas-run Gaza as rivals stop payments

Power hit in Hamas-run Gaza as rivals stop payments

Power supplies have taken a fresh hit in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, with authorities Saturday accusing the rival Palestinian Authority of blocking fuel payments to Egypt from going through banks. The electricity authority said two of the three generators at Gaza’s only power plant were offline because “the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah stopped all the […]

July 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Three deadly car bomb blasts target Damascus, 20 killed

Three deadly car bomb blasts target Damascus, 20 killed

A car bomb killed 20 people in Damascus on Sunday and wounded dozens more, the Syrian foreign ministry said, the first such bombing in the Syrian capital since a series of jihadist suicide attacks in March. The authorities said it was one of three car bombs that were meant to be blown up in crowded […]

July 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
Syria says US chemical attack warning untrue, aims to justify new attack

Syria says US chemical attack warning untrue, aims to justify new attack

The Syrian government said a U.S. warning this week to Damascus not to carry out a new chemical weapons strike were baseless and a ploy to justify a new attack on the country, state television said. State television quoted a foreign ministry source as saying Washington’s allegations about an intended attack were not only misleading […]

June 29, 2017 | By | Reply More