BAGHDAD: Daesh strung up four Iraqi Shiite fighters with chains and burned them alive, according to footage posted online, the latest gruesome execution video from the terrorists.
SANAA: Yemeni security officials say Shiite rebels in the capital have raided the homes of political opponents and local NGO workers, claiming they are affiliated with the Daesh group and Al-Qaeda.
BEIRUT: A powerful blast in the ruins of Syria’s ancient Palmyra raised fears Monday that the Daesh group has damaged another of the Middle East’s most treasured heritage sites.
CAIRO: An Egyptian muezzin has been suspended by the authorities after being accused of intoning “Prayer is better than Facebook” in his Fajr (early morning) call for people to pray.
JERUSALEM: Christian schools in Israel and east Jerusalem have threatened to stay closed for Tuesday’s start of the new academic year over a financing dispute with the government, an official said.
CAIRO: Egypt’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday summoned the British ambassador over his criticism of prison sentences handed to three journalists from Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera.
JERUSALEM: A video showing an Israeli soldier roughing up Palestinian women and youth at a West Bank protest has been viewed more than 2 million times on Facebook, shining a light on Israeli military
SANAA: Security officials say gunmen on a motorcycle shot dead the head of security in Yemen’s port city of Aden.
BEIRUT: Pressure was growing Sunday on Lebanon’s government after a protest campaign spurred by a trash crisis gave political leaders a deadline to meet their demands.
CAIRO: Italian energy giant Eni on Sunday announced the discovery of the “largest ever” offshore natural gas field in the Mediterranean inside Egypt’s territorial waters.
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