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Two prisoners were tortured to death in 2006 while in custody. (Al Bawaba/File)
May 04, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Egypt's top court has sentenced 14 policemen and a doctor to jail terms for torturing two prisoners to death in 2006, a judicial official said.
The Palestinian refugee camp continues to see violence inflicted by Daesh and the Syrian regime. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 19:00 GMT
The Palestinian refugee camp continues to see violence inflicted by Daesh and the Syrian regime.
Demonstrators protest outside the Egyptian embassy in London Wednesday to demand the immediate release of detained journalists in Egypt. (AFP/Carl Court)
May 03, 2015 - 18:16 GMT
An Egyptian journalist was arrested early Saturday and faces charges of joining the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
Sister Diana Momeka was denied a visa to enter the US to testify before Congress on Daesh atrocities against Christians in Iraq. (Twitter)
May 03, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
The US State Department has been criticized for denying a visa to an Iraqi Christian planning to testify in Congress.
Pakistanis gather around a charred passenger vehicle after it caught fire northeast of Karachi, Feb. 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 17:57 GMT
At least 11 people were burned to death and more than a dozen injured when a bus caught fire in southern Pakistan officials said Sunday.
A rebel fighter monitors the surrounding area during clashes with government forces in the Syrian northeastern city of Deir Ezzor, on Oct. 28, 2013. (AFP/Ahmad Aboud)
May 03, 2015 - 17:26 GMT
The Syrian army has "cut off the last main road" for rebels leading out of eastern Damascus, a monitor said Sunday.
The discussions are scheduled to go on for two days.(AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 16:48 GMT
Taliban and Afghan officials are meeting in Qatar for discussions, although have said these are not peace talks.
The prime minister will meet with an Ethiopian IDF soldier who was beaten by policemen following community protests, officials said Sunday. (Twitter)
May 03, 2015 - 16:48 GMT
The prime minister will meet with an Ethiopian IDF soldier who was beaten by policemen following community protests, officials said Sunday.
The ground troops seen fighting Houthis in Aden are Yemeni, not Arab forces deployed by Saudi Arabia, a spokesman said Sunday. (Twitter)
May 03, 2015 - 16:19 GMT
The ground troops seen fighting Houthis in Aden are Yemeni, not Arab forces deployed by Saudi Arabia, a spokesman said Sunday.
Prosecutors referred 40 people to criminal court on Sunday after an investigation revealed that they communicated with Daesh fighters, judicial sources said. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 15:33 GMT
Prosecutors referred 40 people to criminal court on Sunday after an investigation revealed that they communicated with Daesh fighters, judicial sources said.
Pakistan Punjab Police personnel board buses as they prepare to reinforce security during an anti-government protest in Islamabad on August 17, 2014. (AFP/Farooq Naeem)
May 03, 2015 - 15:11 GMT
At least 30 armed bandits attacked the provincial border between Punjab and Sindh, sources said Sunday.