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Sisi gains huge support for presidential bid Egyptian military commander receives 200,000 signatures, surpassing the 25,000 required to register for poll.
Al Jazeera | Apr 15, 2014 02:53 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Testimony From Britain May Be Used in Terror Trial A key government witness in the terrorism trial of an Islamic cleric may testify from Britain via a closed circuit television connection, a federal judge in Manhattan said in a ruling released on Monday.
New York Times | Apr 15, 2014 02:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World Briefing: Iran: U.N. Is Asked to Resolve Envoys Visa Dispute Iran on Monday said it had complained to the United Nations over the refusal by the United States to grant a visa to its choice for ambassador, Hamid Aboutalebi.
New York Times | Apr 15, 2014 12:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israeli Officer Killed on Way to Seder in West Bank An Israeli police officer was fatally shot and his wife and young son were wounded as they drove to a Passover Seder near the West Bank city of Hebron.
New York Times | Apr 15, 2014 12:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syrian army seizes towns near Lebanon border Hezbollah-owned Al Manar TV says three of its journalists killed as troops retake rebel-held town of Maaloula.
Al Jazeera | Apr 14, 2014 5:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.N. Rights Chief Condemns Rampant Torture in Syria The report condemns routine use of torture by the government, but also torture by some opposition groups, and cites allegations of abuse of children.
New York Times | Apr 14, 2014 4:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Canada-Saudi arms deal has 'significant risk' As Canada prepares to ship $10bn worth of LAVs to Saudi Arabia, critics urge Ottawa to cease arming repressive regimes.
Al Jazeera | Apr 14, 2014 2:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Algerian youth speak out ahead of election With 70 percent of Algeria's population under 30 years old, youth vote could be a game-changer in Thursday's election.
Al Jazeera | Apr 14, 2014 10:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraq Kurds press states to recognise genocide Kurds say declaring Saddam Hussein's 1988 campaign to be a genocide could help with lawsuits and healing process.
Al Jazeera | Apr 14, 2014 10:45 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
After Delays, Syria Completes Another Shipment of Chemical Arms The chemical weapons watchdog said that Syria had sent nearly two-thirds of its arsenal for destruction, but that it was uncertain if it would meet its deadline.
New York Times | Apr 14, 2014 09:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend