Amnesty International condemns “mass executions” in Egypt and calls for their return

Amnesty International has described human rights in Egypt. An Egyptian military court on Thursday sentenced 17 people to death for “involvement in bomb attacks on churches” In fact, it must be later. The organization demanded that they be re-tried by civil courts. The Middle East agency said the court punished 19 life-imprisonment seasons for attacks […]

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US media: Turkey “has records proving Khashoggi’s death inside the Consulate of Saudi Arabia”

US media reported Ankara had audio and video recordings seen by Turkish officials proving that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside his consulate in Istanbul. Reports quoted US and Turkish officials as saying the recordings contained clear evidence that Khashoggi was detained by a Saudi security team upon his arrival at the consulate headquarters […]

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Russia refuses to warn Trump and bomb Idlib

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian warplanes returned to target Idlib province in northwestern Syria after a 22-day standstill, according to the Syrian Observatory, while the Kremlin refused to warn US President Donald Trump of an attack on it, saying it had become a breeding ground for terrorism. And Moscow announced that the regular Syrian army was […]

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Fire of Egyptian Antiquities in the Museum of Brazil hits Cairo with sadness

The huge fire at the Rio de Janeiro National Museum in Brazil has destroyed 700 pieces of unique Egyptian antiquities, the largest and oldest collection of Egyptian antiquities in South America. Egyptian archaeologists regretted the loss of part of Egypt’s ancient heritage. Conditions on the museums of the world, ensure the protection of Egyptian antiquities […]

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The Philippine president annuls an opponent and orders his arrest

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterti on Tuesday pardoned an opposition senator involved in a failed coup attempt 15 years ago and ordered his arrest, the second arrest of an opposition lawmaker in the Philippine parliament. Sen. Antonio Trillanes, the main critic of Dutarti, accused the Philippine president of hiding wealth and supporting complaints […]

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Iranian man flogged 80 times for drinking alcohol as a child

BBC Amnesty International has condemned the Iranian authorities for publicly flogging a man who was convicted of consuming alcohol when he was 14 or 15. Local media published photographs of the man – identified only as “M R” – being given 80 lashes in a square in the eastern city of Kashmar on Tuesday. Prosecutors […]

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Egypt: Twelve hurt in huge blast near Cairo International Airport

BBC Twelve people have been injured after an explosion at a chemical factory near Cairo’s airport, Egypt’s state news agency MENA says. They have been hospitalised, but the severity of their injuries is not yet known. An army spokesman said the blast was caused by “high temperatures” at a fuel storage facility. Air traffic at […]

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Deraa, birthplace of Syria uprising, retaken by government forces

BBC Syrian government forces are retaking control of the rebel-held part of Deraa, the birthplace of the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad. Troops, accompanied by Russian military police, entered the area and raised the national flag, state media reported. Rebels there have reportedly agreed to surrender in return for an amnesty or safe passage to […]

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