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Pakistan: Nine Hazara Shia Muslims killed in bus shooting near Quetta
23rd Oct 2014

Pakistan: Nine Hazara Shia Muslims killed in bus shooting near Quetta

  By Shezad Baloch QUETTA, (Express Tribune): Unidentified men opened fire on a bus in the outskirts of Quetta on Thursday, killing eight people — said to belong to the Hazara community — and injuring one, in what is believed … Continued

Canada: Canadian PM: ‘Attacks will not intimidate us’
23rd Oct 2014

Canada: Canadian PM: ‘Attacks will not intimidate us’

    [Photo captured on CCTV inside Canadian Parliament shootings by a gunman]   Prime Minister Stephen Harper has cited terrorism as the motive for an attack that left a soldier dead and saw shots fired inside Canada’s parliament. Authorities … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian child killed in Northern Gaza
23rd Oct 2014

Palestine: Palestinian child killed in Northern Gaza

    IMEMC News & Agencies: Palestinian medical sources have reported that a child was killed, after an undetonated explosive dropped by the Israeli army, during the latest aggression on Gaza, went off in Beit Hanoun, in the northern part … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers burn 100 Olive trees near Nablus
23rd Oct 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers burn 100 Olive trees near Nablus

    IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli colonial settlers, in the town of Huwwara, to the south of Nablus, torched approximately 100 olive trees on Wednesday, according to local activist Ghassan Douglas. WAFA correspondence reports that a number of settlers … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian killed by Israeli police in East Jerusalem
23rd Oct 2014

Palestine: Palestinian killed by Israeli police in East Jerusalem

    IMEMC News & Agencies: A Palestinian man was shot and killed by Israeli police, on Wednesday, following a suspected attack at a light rail station, near the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. An Israeli police spokesman … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian children assaulted while in Israeli custody
23rd Oct 2014

Palestine: Palestinian children assaulted while in Israeli custody

    IMEMC News & Agencies: The PA’s Department of Prisoner’s Affairs said, today, that dozens of Palestinian minors jailed by Israel have recently been assaulted by prison authorities, during their time in custody. According to Ma’an News Agency, the … Continued

Palestine: Two Palestinians kidnapped near Jenin, one near Bethlehem
23rd Oct 2014

Palestine: Two Palestinians kidnapped near Jenin, one near Bethlehem

    [File photo: Paltoday]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, the northern West Bank city of Jenin and several nearby towns, and kidnapped two Palestinians. One Palestinian was … Continued

Palestine: Four Palestinian fishermen kidnapped in Gaza waters
23rd Oct 2014

Palestine: Four Palestinian fishermen kidnapped in Gaza waters

    By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli navy boats attacked, on Wednesday morning, a Palestinian fishing boat close to the Gaza shore in the Sudaniyya area, north of Gaza City.   Eyewitnesses said the navy fired rounds … Continued

Egypt: Cairo University bomb wounds nine
23rd Oct 2014

Egypt: Cairo University bomb wounds nine

    A bomb exploded outside the gates of Cairo University on Wednesday, an Egyptian police official said ,wounding at least nine people, among them police and civilians. Police cordoned off the area and scoured it with sniffer dogs. An … Continued

Syria: Iraqi Kurds to help Syrian Kurds in Kobani
23rd Oct 2014

Syria: Iraqi Kurds to help Syrian Kurds in Kobani

      Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers Wednesday approved the deployment of security forces to the Syrian border town of Kobane to help Syrian Kurds battling jihadists from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, the parliament speaker said. … Continued

Libya: Security mayhem a living hell for Benghazi residents, killing 73
23rd Oct 2014

Libya: Security mayhem a living hell for Benghazi residents, killing 73

  By: Ahmed al-Zaaleek   Benghazi: There has been unprecedented deterioration in the security situation in the city of Benghazi in northeast Libya, taking a large toll on the lives of its citizens. Since October 15, the fighting that has … Continued

Pakistan: Qadri wraps up Islamabad sit-in after 70 days
22nd Oct 2014

Pakistan: Qadri wraps up Islamabad sit-in after 70 days

    ISLAMABAD, (The News): Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Allama Tahirul Qadri ended his protest sit-in that continued in Islamabad for more than two months and announced to stage his next demonstration in Karachi on December 25.   Addressing … Continued

US: Washington Post ‘Watergate’ editor Ben Bradlee dies, aged 93
22nd Oct 2014

US: Washington Post ‘Watergate’ editor Ben Bradlee dies, aged 93

  Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who led the paper’s coverage of the Watergate scandal, has died at the age of 93. Bradlee oversaw the journalistic investigation that brought down US president Richard Nixon. Bradlee died at his home … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces demolish houses in Jerusalem, Jordan Valley, illegal outposts near Nablus
22nd Oct 2014

Palestine: Israeli forces demolish houses in Jerusalem, Jordan Valley, illegal outposts near Nablus

    IMEMC News & Agencies: Three Palestinian homes and three structures used for livestock in al-Tur, to the east of the Old City of Jerusalem, were demolished by Israeli bulldozers on Tuesday. According to residents. bulldozers from the Beit … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnapped 225 Palestinians in three weeks
22nd Oct 2014

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnapped 225 Palestinians in three weeks

    By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News: The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped 225 Palestinians in the last three weeks, in different parts of the occupied West Bank. Israel also issued 13 new arbitrary … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers invade Budrus village
22nd Oct 2014

Palestine: Israeli soldiers invade Budrus village

    By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Dozens of soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the village of Budrus, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, broke into several homes, took pictures of them, and attacked … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Saudi mufti: Twitter “the source of all evil”
22nd Oct 2014

Saudi Arabia: Saudi mufti: Twitter “the source of all evil”

    The microblogging site Twitter popular among both men and women in ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia is nothing more than “a source of lies” and evil, the kingdom’s top Muslim cleric said. “If it were used correctly, it could be … Continued

Lebanon: Two-thirds of Lebanon’s Christians believe Hizbullah is protecting country
22nd Oct 2014

Lebanon: Two-thirds of Lebanon’s Christians believe Hizbullah is protecting country

  [Photo: A Lebanese Christian supporter of Lebanon's Hizbullah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah carries his picture]   Two-thirds of Lebanon’s Christians believe Hezbollah is protecting Lebanon from the threat of takfiris (extremist groups), a recent survey by the Beirut Center … Continued

Lebanon: Nasrallah: Takfiris have the choice to either die or retreat
22nd Oct 2014

Lebanon: Nasrallah: Takfiris have the choice to either die or retreat

  An takfiri fighter overlooks the desolate surroundings in Syria’s Qalamoun region which borders Lebanon. (Photo: Radwan Mortada) By: Wafiq Qanso   (Al-Akhbar): The takfiris in Syria’s Qalamoun region and on the outskirts of the northeastern town of Ersal in … Continued

France: Paris opera ejects woman in niqab after cast refuses to sing
22nd Oct 2014

France: Paris opera ejects woman in niqab after cast refuses to sing

  [Photo: Bastille opera house] (RT): A woman in niqab, a traditional Muslim veil, was asked to leave the opera in Paris after the cast said they wouldn’t perform if a solution wasn’t found. She had to leave the auditorium, because … Continued

Afghanistan: Blast claims 4 lives, wounds 12 in Kabul
21st Oct 2014

Afghanistan: Blast claims 4 lives, wounds 12 in Kabul

  KABUL, (Xinhua): Four persons were killed and 12 others sustained injuries in a bomb blast targeted at a bus of army personnel in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Tuesday. “Four personnel of the national army were killed and … Continued

Pakistan: Four gunned down in Karachi
21st Oct 2014

Pakistan: Four gunned down in Karachi

      KARACHI: At least four people including a woman were shot dead in different areas of the city on Monday.   Unknown gunmen opened fire on political activities when they were hoisting flags of their party in Frontier … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces destroy Palestinian-owned car wash near Bethlehem
21st Oct 2014

Palestine: Israeli forces destroy Palestinian-owned car wash near Bethlehem

    IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli forces, on Monday, demolished a Palestinian-owned shed being used as a car wash shop in the town of al-Khader, to the south of Bethlehem, according to security sources. The car wash, belonging to … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers, soldiers, take over Palestinian buildings, land, in Silwan
21st Oct 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers, soldiers, take over Palestinian buildings, land, in Silwan

    [Image ny Wadi Hilweh Information Center - Silwan]   IMEMC News: Dozens of armed Israeli settlers and soldiers occupied, on Monday at dawn, two apartment buildings and a land, in the Batn al-Hawa area, in Silwan town, south … Continued

Iraq: Series of attacks hit Baghdad, Karbala, killing many
21st Oct 2014

Iraq: Series of attacks hit Baghdad, Karbala, killing many

  Scores have been killed and injured in suicide attacks and car bombings that hit the Iraqi capital Baghdad and the town of Karbala Monday, several of which have been claimed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) … Continued

Iraq: 22 killed in Baghdad suicide bomb attack at Shi’a Muslim mosque
20th Oct 2014

Iraq: 22 killed in Baghdad suicide bomb attack at Shi’a Muslim mosque

  BAGHDAD, (Xinhua): Twenty-two people were killed and 25 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack targeting a Shiite mosque in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad on Sunday evening, a police source said. A suicide bomber wearing an explosive … Continued

Pakistan: 10 killed coach and truck collision in Balochistan
20th Oct 2014

Pakistan: 10 killed coach and truck collision in Balochistan

  By Ismail Sasoli   HUB, (Dawn): At least 10 people, including two women, were killed and 25 others were injured early on Monday during a collision between a passenger coach and a truck in Balochistan’s Uthal area. The passenger … Continued

Syria: US airdrops weapons to Kurds defending Kobani from ‘IS’
20th Oct 2014

Syria: US airdrops weapons to Kurds defending Kobani from ‘IS’

    [Photo: Kobani being bombed by ISIS]   The US has airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the city of Kobani from the “Islamic State.” The move could anger NATO ally Turkey, which opposes arming … Continued

Palestine: Protesters suffer from teargas fired by Israeli soldiers in Salfit
20th Oct 2014

Palestine: Protesters suffer from teargas fired by Israeli soldiers in Salfit

    IMEMC News & Agencies: Clashes took place between Palestinian youth and Israeli soldiers who stormed Dakhliya street, in Salfit, Sunday morning, with many reported cases of tear gas inhalation, including journalist Khalid Maali. According to the Palestinian News … Continued

Palestine: Six Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli forces in W Bank
20th Oct 2014

Palestine: Six Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli forces in W Bank

    IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli forces, on Sunday, kidnapped six Palestinians from the occupied West Bank, including a physically disabled ex-detainee, while summoning one for interrogation, according to reports by local and security sources. Israeli authorities raided the … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers continue to raid Al-Aqsa Mosque compound
20th Oct 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers continue to raid Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

    IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli settlers known as “Students for the Temple Mount”, on Sunday, again broke into Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, under the protection of special police guards. WAFA correspondence from the Old City, in occupied East Jerusalem, said … Continued

Palestine: Five Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli forces in Hebron
20th Oct 2014

Palestine: Five Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli forces in Hebron

    By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Hebron city, in the southern part of the West Bank and Beit Ummar nearby town, broke into a number of homes, and … Continued

Palestine: Clashes renew in Occupied Jerusalem
20th Oct 2014

Palestine: Clashes renew in Occupied Jerusalem

  [File  Image By Palestine TV]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Palestinian medical sources said several residents have been injured by army fire in renewed clashes that took place with Israeli soldiers invading various neighborhoods and towns in … Continued

Iran: Iranian human rights lawyer barred from practicing law for three years
20th Oct 2014

Iran: Iranian human rights lawyer barred from practicing law for three years

    Award-winning Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh told AFP Sunday that she has been barred from practicing for three years and will hold a protest against the decision this week. Sotoudeh was released from jail last year when … Continued

UK: Relatives of slain Britons: Muslims “not to be balmed” for ISIS actions
19th Oct 2014

UK: Relatives of slain Britons: Muslims “not to be balmed” for ISIS actions

  Relatives of two Britons murdered by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants urged people of all faiths to come together to fight the hatred espoused by the group, ahead of a memorial service for one of … Continued

Pakistan: Six suspected militants killed in Khyber Agency
18th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Six suspected militants killed in Khyber Agency

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least six militants were killed on Saturday in Khyber Agency as operation ‘Khyber 1′ entered into its second day. Official sources said security forces advancing in Sipah, Malikdinkhel and Akakhel … Continued

Democratic Rep of Congo: New attack in Congo leaves more than 20 dead
18th Oct 2014

Democratic Rep of Congo: New attack in Congo leaves more than 20 dead

  Several people have been killed in a new attack in the troubled east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, just days after a similar massacre. Victims of the attack reportedly include a soldier. Attackers killed 10 women, eight children … Continued

Nigeria: Doubts emerge after purported Boko Haram deal
18th Oct 2014

Nigeria: Doubts emerge after purported Boko Haram deal

  Observers are urging caution over an apparent deal to end hostilities between the Nigerian government and militant group Boko Haram. Plans to release more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls have also not yet been confirmed. Doubts have overclouded a purported … Continued

Palestine: Young Palestinian ‘beaten by Jewish mob’ in Jerusalem hotel
18th Oct 2014

Palestine: Young Palestinian ‘beaten by Jewish mob’ in Jerusalem hotel

      [Muhammad Azzam injured by Jews at hotel. (MaanImages)]   JERUSALEM (Ma’an) : A mob of Jewish men assaulted a young Palestinian on Friday evening while he was working at a hotel in Jerusalem in an attack apparently … Continued

Palestine: Thousands attend funeral of slain 13-year-old Palestinian child
18th Oct 2014

Palestine: Thousands attend funeral of slain 13-year-old Palestinian child

  [Bahaa Samir Badir:(Maan Images)]   RAMALLAH (Ma’an): Thousands of people in the central West Bank village of Beit Laqiya on Friday attended the funeral of 13-year-old Bahaa Samir Badir, who was shot dead by Israeli soldiers a day earlier. … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers storm Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron
18th Oct 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers storm Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron

    IMEMC & Agencies: A number of fanatic Israeli settlers invaded, late on Thursday at night, the Ishaqiyya area of the Ibrahimi Mosque in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, designated for Muslim worshipers. Local sources said dozens … Continued

Palestine: Two Palestinians attacked by Israeli settlers in Jerusalem
18th Oct 2014

Palestine: Two Palestinians attacked by Israeli settlers in Jerusalem

  [File photo: Israeli settlers entering Al Aqsa: media24.ps]   IMEMC & Agencies: A number of extremist Israeli settlers held two young Palestinian men in Jerusalem, and violently assaulted them, until the police arrived at the scene, and released them. The … Continued

Yemen: Death toll in clashes rises to 20
18th Oct 2014

Yemen: Death toll in clashes rises to 20

    Clashes between al-Qaeda militants and Houthi rebels advancing into the mainly southwestern province of Ibb killed 20 people Friday, local government officials said. Twelve rebels and eight al-Qaeda militants were killed in the fighting for control of the … Continued

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