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World - Region
6/16/2012 2:48:43 PM
Shiite pilgrims are again targeted, raising the death toll from car bombings in Baghdad to at least 32 in the third attack of its kind in a week

World - Region
6/16/2012 12:16:22 PM
At least 8 people are killed and many others injured when a bomb exploded on a rout taken by Shiite pilgrims in the Iraqi capital Baghdad

World - Region
6/16/2012 11:32:30 AM
The US-based SITE Intelligence Group, which follows jihadist websites, says Al-Qaeda's Islamic State of Iraq wing (ISI) claimed responsibility for Wednesday's bombings that targeted Shiite pilgrims

World - Region
6/10/2012 10:27:07 AM
Hours after he was elected as the new Syrian National Council president, Abdel Basset Sayda says the Al-Assad regime is on its last leg and it is struggling

World - Region
6/10/2012 8:48:17 AM
The opposition Syrian National Council says it has elected Kurdish activist Abdel Basset Sayda as its new leader at a meeting in Istanbul

World - Region
5/21/2012 11:28:31 AM
A Bahraini court fines Zainab al-Khawaja, the daughter of the jailed prominent opposition activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, for insulting a government employee

World - Region
5/14/2012 10:06:44 AM
At least 20 people were injured in renewed fighting in Lebanese city of Tripoli between Alawite supporters of Syrian president Al-Assad and Sunni Muslim opponent to his regime

World - Region
5/13/2012 2:00:40 PM
Bahrain authorities extend the detention of prominent human rights activist, Nabeel Rajab on charges of releasing tweets deemed insulting to the government

World - Region
5/12/2012 1:19:16 PM
Unmarked suspected Islamist group al-Nusra Front claims responsibility in a video for the twin blasts struck the Syrian capital Damascus that left 55 people dead and hundreds others injured

Presidential elections 2012 - Presidential elections news
5/8/2012 5:01:12 PM
Mohamed Selim El-Awa confirms he is a Sunni Muslim, denies claims he follows the Shia branch of Islam

World - Region
5/8/2012 12:13:45 PM
Lebanon seizes 60,000 rounds of ammunition hidden in two cars on an Italian ship believed to be headed to Syria

World - Region
4/30/2012 9:43:04 AM
Bahrain's highest appeals court orders the retrial of jailed opposition activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, who has been on hunger strike since 8 February, as well as 21 other dissidents

World - Region
4/24/2012 2:37:50 PM
Bahrain's government says it remains open to limited reform, but unease at the prospect of any power shift from the Sunni royal family to the Shi'ite majority has stifled progress

World - Region
4/22/2012 11:43:30 AM
The Formula One race in Bahrain will go on, despite threats made by Shiite protesters and security concerns over anti-government demonstrations

World - Region
3/20/2012 12:12:22 PM
Human Rights Watch says Syria's armed opposition commits abuses including torture and execution against the Assad regime troops

World - Region
2/24/2012 3:45:24 PM
At least 60 people were killed and dozens wounded during early morning attacks on mostly Shiite targets across Iraq raises fears of sectarian conflict, for Al-Qaeda-linked Sunni Muslim insurgents are apparently involved

World - Region
2/11/2012 3:40:29 PM
One Lebanese killed in clashes between supporters and opponents of Syrian regime in the city of Tripoli that dominated by Sunni Muslims

World - Region
1/28/2012 1:16:04 PM
As deadly crackdown on protesters continues, activists say bodies of 17 men arrested by Al-Assad loyalists were found dumped in the streets of Hama

World - Region
1/10/2012 12:18:14 PM
Bahrain’s court of cassation overturns the death sentences for two Bahrainis accused of killing two policemen as well as a life jail sentence for one other

Egypt -
11/23/2011 6:17:25 PM
The highest religious authority in Sunni Muslim world calls on police to stop attacking protesters and asks army to intervene to end police violence

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