Thursday , 22 October 2020

Middle East

American Passport Found In Al Qaeda Camp In Syria

If you are an American citizen and you’re fighting with al-Qaeda linked rebels in northern Syria,your passport has been found. Among documents recovered in northern Syria by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights was a passport issued by the United States, belonging to a 32-year-old American named Amiir Farouk Ibrahim, who has dual citizenship between the United States and Egypt. He was born …

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Al-Qaeda extremists hold 200 ‘human shields’ in Syria (video)

Al-Qaeda-linked extremists are holding around 200 Kurdish civilians hostage. Meanwhile some western states, including the UK, have so far backtracked on their arms supply to the opposition – voicing concerns about the threat of extremists in Syria. The Free Syrian Army has admitted it will accept help from anyone, including Al-Qaeda. All this while Syrian opposition figures are lobbying Paris …

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Muslim Brotherhood turns #Egypt streets into open battlefield

Dozens of people were injured in Cairo clashes Monday as the family of Mohamed Morsi said they plan to sue Egypt’s army chief for having “kidnapped” the ousted Islamist president. Supporters and opponents of Morsi clashed in Tahrir Square, throwing rocks and firing birdshots, according to members of the emergency services. Police fired tear gas to disperse them. Dozens of …

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Up to 500 ‘Al Qaeda militants’ escape Iraq’s Abu Ghraib in violent break-out

A manhunt is underway in Iraq for hundreds of convicts, including senior al Qaeda terrorists, who broke out of Abu Ghraib prison after a military-style raid to free them, authorities said on Monday. “The number of escaped inmates has reached 500, most of them were convicted senior members of al Qaeda and had received death sentences,” said Hakim Zamili, a senior …

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Photos suggest Saudis targeting Iran, Israel with ballistic missiles

Daily Telegraph says analysts who examined satellite images from surface-to-surface missile base deep in Saudi desert spotted two launch pads with markings pointing north-west towards Tel Aviv and north-east towards Tehran Satellite images indicate that Saudi Arabia has deployed ballistic missiles that are pointed towards Israel and Iran, the Daily Telegraph reported Wednesday evening. According to the report, images analyzed …

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Army opens fire on protesters in Egypt, 51 killed (video)

In Cairo, Egypt demonstrators have taken to the streets once again and on Monday. 51 people were reportedly killed in the protests. Last week, the Egyptian Army ousted former President Mohamed Morsi and since then has been struggling to restore order in a country that has been politically divided. So what’s next for the country? RT’s Paula Slier brings helps …

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Ultra conservative Salafi Islamist party takes lead in forming the interim government in Egypt

Though regarded as amateurish two years ago, Al Nour, an ultra-conservative Islamist party, gained leverage during the coup by backing up Morsi’s removal, the only ones among Islamists. The party claimed its goal was to preserve the balance of forces while the country was on the verge of civil war. However, several liberals are prone to think the party, on …

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