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Amnesty International called the kingdom's use of the death penalty
May 29, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
A Pakistani national convicted of drug offences was beheaded in Saudi Arabia Thursday after being found guilty of smuggling heroin.
The Alexandria Criminal Court acquitted on Thursday an officer of charges of torturing and killing a suspect in 2011. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The Alexandria Criminal Court acquitted on Thursday an officer of charges of torturing and killing a suspect in 2011.
Lebanese security forces inspect damages in Beirut following bombing on Oct. 20, 2012. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Security forces arrested five fugitives in different areas of north Lebanon Thursday.
The Syrian rebel coalition stormed the last government-held city in the Idlib province Thursday, a monitor said. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2015 - 20:21 GMT
The Syrian rebel coalition stormed the last government-held city in the Idlib province Thursday, a monitor said.
The EU is extending its sanctions against the Syrian regime for another year as the Syrian civil war rages on. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2015 - 20:00 GMT
The EU is extending its sanctions against the Syrian regime for another year as the Syrian civil war rages on.
An Iraqi security expert identified the group's second-leading religious authority as Ali Attiya al-Jubouri, also known as
May 28, 2015 - 19:38 GMT
An Iraqi security expert identified the group's second-leading religious authority as Ali Attiya al-Jubouri, also known as "the blind judge."
The UN representative called for a
May 28, 2015 - 19:10 GMT
The UN representative called for a "humanitarian ceasefire" to end the bloodshed in Syria.
About 50 people have so far been arrested on suspicions of involvement in the Bardo museum attack in March. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2015 - 16:48 GMT
About 50 people have so far been arrested on suspicions of involvement in the Bardo museum attack in March.
Algerians look at the site of damaged vehicles where a French engineer was killed in a blast near Beni Amrane, some 80 kms east of Algiers, on June 9, 2008. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
Two other men were given life sentences for a bomb that killed a Frenchman and his driver in 2008.
Lebanese army checkpoint in Arsal. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2015 - 13:47 GMT
Babeen refugee camp in Wadi Hmeid was raided by two army patrols as they searched for Islamists.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. (AFP/Bertrand Langlois)
May 28, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius hopes to restart the peace process between Israel and Palestine.