Tag: humanrights news

Syrian army moves into rebel-free Homs, hunting for mines

Syrian army moves into rebel-free Homs, hunting for mines

May 10, – Syrian armed forces moved into Homs on Friday, the provincial governor told Reuters, combing through rubble-filled streets for booby traps and mines a day after hundreds of rebels left the central city as part of a deal with the government. Standing in the Old City, which at the start of this week […]

May 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
Suicide bomber targets mosque in Baghdad killing at least 15 worshipers

Suicide bomber targets mosque in Baghdad killing at least 15 worshipers

July 06, AP – A suicide bomber has killed 15 people leaving a mosque in Baghdad, with other blasts around Iraq claiming more lives. It is the latest violence likely linked to a standoff between Shiite and Sunni Muslims in Iraq. The worst of Friday’s violence came in Baghdad’s Kiraiyat neighborhood at a Shiite mosque. […]

July 6, 2013 | By More
Egypt’s Brotherhood calls for Friday protests following Morsi’s overthrow

Egypt’s Brotherhood calls for Friday protests following Morsi’s overthrow

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood called for a wave of protests Friday, furious over the military’s ouster of its president and arrest of its revered leader and other top figures, underlining the touchy issue of what role the fundamentalist Islamist movement might play in the new regime. There are concerns of Islamist violence in […]

July 5, 2013 | By More
Brazil’s President calls emergency meeting, after night of violence

Brazil’s President calls emergency meeting, after night of violence

June 21, RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Dilma Rousseff called an emergency meeting of her top Cabinet members for Friday morning, more than a week after the protests began. Rousseff, who has a standoffish governing style, has been almost entirely absent from the public eye, making only one statement earlier in the week that […]

June 21, 2013 | By More