Regional News

3 تشرين الثاني/نوفمبر 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday in Zivotofsky v. Kerry.
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The long-running dispute centers around whether Jerusalem-born U.S. citizens can have 'Israel' added to their passports.

An explosion rocks Kobani on Nov. 2. (AFP)
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Severe clashes broke out in Kobani after Iraqi peshmerga forces joined the battle against ISIL, Reuters reported.

Police believe the attack was carried out by a suicide bomber. (AFP/File)
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Around 48 people were killed and over 100 injured in a bomb blast at Pakistan's Wagah border with India.

Libya’s army, supported by forces loyal to retired General Khalifa Haftar, has launched an operation against militant groups in the coastal city. (AFP/File)
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The Libyan military has urged residents of a central district of Benghazi to evacuate as it pushes ahead with an offensive against militants in the country's second-largest city.

2 تشرين الثاني/نوفمبر 2014

Al-Nimr was sentenced to death by a Saudi court on October 15. (AFP/File)
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Saudi Arabia's King has pardoned Shia leader Ayatollah Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.

Mohammad Abdulmalek Al-Motawakel was shot near his home in Sanaa. (AFP/File)
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Mohammad Abdulmalek Al-Motawakel was assassinated by gunmen Sunday.

Al-Qaeda militants frequently target Yemeni security forces. (AFP/File)
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At least 13 soldiers in Yemen have been killed and 15 others taken hostage in an attack by suspected al-Qaeda militants.

The election will be held on November 23. (AFP/File)
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Campaigning for Tunisia’s presidential election has kicked off with 27 candidates, including the outgoing head of state, Moncef Marzouki.

Since September, Houthi rebels have led an armed capture of Sanaa and several key towns, often sparking bloody clashes with local tribesman and al-Qaeda-linked militants. (AFP/File)
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A collection of Yemen's most powerful political factions submitted an agreement for the formation of a new government body Sunday, hoping to quell civil unrest that's turned into a bloody, armed engagement.

31 تشرين الأول/أكتوبر 2014

The US Navy Seal who reportedly fired the bullet that shot dead Osama Bin Laden will reveal his identity next month during a two-part interview with Fox News about the operation. (AFP/File)
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The US Navy Seal who reportedly fired the lethal shot to Osama Bin Laden is set to reveal his identity during a televised interview with Fox News in November.

The Molotov attack follows two attacks in Sinai last week, whose 31-soldier casualty represented the deadliest violence since Morsi's ousting in 2013. (AFP/File)
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Masked men attacked an Egyptian police station with Molotov cocktails Friday, following a violent trend that's rocked the country's government and police facilities with heightened aggression this year.

Accusations of terror support have bounced between Hezbollah and Saudi Arabia in recent weeks amid growing international IS concern. (AFP/File)
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Amid mounting Hezbollah's accusations of terror support, the head of the Saudi National Guard said the kingdom is a 'fierce enemy' of extremism.

30 تشرين الأول/أكتوبر 2014

Yemen's security forces cracked down on Al Qaeda terror cells following a deadly suicide bombing on October 9, 2014 (File/AFP)
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Yemen's security forces captured four Al Qaeda operatives late Wednesday including a suspect involved in a suicide bomb attack earlier in the month.

The Call of Tunisia party secured 85 of the 217 seats in parliament. (AFP/File)
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Tunisia's Nidaa Tounes Party, also known as Call of Tunisia, has officially won the Tunisian elections.

The UN has repeatedly expressed concern that Libya will plunge into chaos. (AFP/File)
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A fresh spate of clashes in the northeastern Libyan city of Benghazi has claimed the lives of at least 10 people.