Firing tear gas at protesters in Cairo
Muslim Brotherhood supporter kicks back tear gas canister during clashes
Cairo - Arab TodayEgyptian police dispersed several rallies by Islamists on Friday, firing tear gas at protesters in Cairo as the government tries to stamp out unrest since president Mohamed Morsi's July overthrow. Riot police clashed with Islamist supporters of Morsi Read more...
10 people were wounded in bombing in Qamishli
Syrian security forces in Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli
Damascus - Arab TodayA suicide bomber blew up a vehicle outside a pro-government militia headquarters in northeastern Syria, killing at least five people on Friday, a monitoring group said. Another 10 people were wounded in the bombing outside the the Read more...
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Heavy damage after explosion at Defence Ministry complex in Sanaa
Sanaa - Arab TodayAl-Qaeda claimed responsibility Friday for a brazen attack on a Yemeni defence complex that killed 52 people, saying it targeted the site as it hosted US personnel behind drone strikes against its militants. Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula Read more...
French report has a glaring inconsistency
Palestinians hold posters and candles marking 9th anniversary of Yasser Arafat
Paris - Arab TodayA French report ruling out poisoning in Yasser Arafat's 2004 death has a glaring inconsistency, the co-author of a Swiss probe said Thursday, sticking by his team's conclusion that the Palestinian leader was likely killed. "Our data Read more...
In referendum fiercely opposed by Muslim Brotherhood
Egyptian supporters of Al-Nur party demonstrate in Cairo's Tahrir Square
Cairo - Arab TodayEgypt's Salafist Al-Nur party said Thursday it will rally supporters to vote for a new draft constitution in a referendum fiercely opposed by the Muslim Brotherhood. "It is an amended constitution. Generally speaking, the final result is acceptable for us Read more...
After spending months in critical condition
South African anti-apartheid leader and ANC member Nelson Mandela
Johannesburg - Arab TodayNelson Mandela's long walk from apartheid prisoner to South African president remade a country and inspired the world. Mandela died peacefully at home in Johannesburg aged 95 after spending months in critical condition following Read more...
Plumes of smoke billowed across the complex
Yemeni soldiers man a checkpoint in the capital Sanaa
Sanaa - Arab TodayA suicide car bombing at the defence ministry in the heart of Sanaa left dead and wounded on Thursday, Yemeni security sources said. "A car bomb driven by a suicide bomber tried to force its way into the western entrance of the ministry Read more...
After capturing the historic Christian town
Nun in Christian Orthodox monastery of Saint Takla in Maalula
Damascus - Arab TodaySyrian rebels want to use nuns "kidnapped" from their Maalula convent north of Damascus as "human shields," pro-regime daily Al-Watan said Wednesday. Rebels took a dozen Syrian and Lebanese nuns from Maalula to a nearby area under rebel Read more...
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