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Human Rights Watch: Palestinians Crush Dissent with Torture

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Security forces of the rival Palestinian governments routinely use torture and arbitrary arrests, among other tactics, to quash dissent by peaceful activists and political rivals, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT: One of four Pakistani men is publicly executed by hanging 02 October 2005 in Kuwait City after being convicted by Kuwaiti authorities of drug trafficking. Mohammad Ahmad Khan, 33, Sayed Shah, 26, Faz Yusef, 32 and Abdulbaseer Ishaq, 50, were hanged inside the interior ministry in Kuwait …

Egypt Executes Four Jihadists over 2015 Bomb Attack

Egypt on Tuesday executed four Islamists following their conviction by a military tribunal of killing three military academy students in a 2015 bomb attack that wounded six others.

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Hundreds of Muslims said to Attack Coptic Church in Egypt

Hundreds of Muslim demonstrators attacked an unlicensed church south of Cairo wounding three people, an Egyptian Coptic Christian diocese said on Saturday, in the latest assault on members of the country’s Christian minority.

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Militants Rob Bank, Attack Church in Egypt’s Sinai; Seven Dead

EL-ARISH, Egypt — In a brazen attack, about a dozen Islamic militants robbed a local bank and traded fire with security forces guarding an unused church in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Monday, killing seven people, including three civilians, officials said.

Fighters of the People's Protection Units (YPG), a mainly-Kurdish militia in Syria, fires their guns towards positions of militants of the so called Islamic State (IS) in Al Sinaa neighborhood, eastern Raqqa, Syria, 06 July 2017. Syrian activists say Islamic State group fighters are battling to repel the advance of …

Islamic State is ‘Fighting to the Death’ in Raqqa

BEIRUT — For three years, the Syrian city of Raqqa was the Islamic State’s greatest stronghold, featuring heavily in propaganda and providing a launchpad for attacks carried out around the world.

IRAQ, - : An image grab taken from a propaganda video released on March 17, 2014 by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)'s al-Furqan Media allegedly shows ISIL fighters raising their weapons as they stand on a vehicle mounted with the trademark Jihadists flag at an undisclosed …

Islamic State Decapitates Father, Two Sons in Sinai Border Town

The decapitated bodies of a father and his two sons recently kidnapped by Islamic militants were found on Saturday lying in the street in the northern Sinai town of Rafah, according to security officials and witnesses — the latest grotesque act of brutality in the country’s long-running insurgency.

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Pope’s Timely Egypt Visit Comforts Grief-Stricken Middle East Christians

Pope Francis wrapped up a brief but deeply symbolic visit to Egypt on Saturday with an open-air Mass for the country’s tiny Catholic community, defying security concerns to show his support for the Christians of this Muslim majority Arab nation who have increasingly become targeted by Islamic militants.

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Israeli Official: Cooperation Strong With Egypt

An Israeli defense official confirmed that the country has developed a new policy in recent years to allow Egypt to quickly beef up its forces in the volatile Sinai peninsula as part of a shared struggle against Islamic militants.

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Idlib Likely to be Syria’s Next Bloody Theater After Aleppo

The battle for Aleppo has gripped the world, but it is hardly the only active front across war-torn Syria. One of the next targets for the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad will probably be the heartland of rebel territory, the neighboring province of Idlib.

Palestinian Hamas militants take part in a protest against the Israeli police raid on Jerusalem's al-Aksa mosque in Khan Yunis. (photo credit:REUTERS)

Hamas’ Heavily Armed ‘Elite Forces’ Replace Police In Gaza

The Jerusalem Post reports: Hamas’s armed wing, Ezzadin al-Qassam, has deployed members of its “Elite Forces” in various parts of the Gaza Strip, Palestinian sources said over the weekend. The sources said that the Hamas forces have replaced the civilian police