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Two Saudis were beheaded on Tuesday for drug trafficking and murder, official media reported, bringing to 82 the number of executions this year. The...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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At least 2,700 people, mostly soldiers, are missing as a result of attacks by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group in Iraq, the Iraqi...
Monday, December 15, 2014
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Saudi Arabia beheaded on Tuesday a convicted drug trafficker, the 77th state execution in the oil-rich kingdom this year despite international...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
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Egypt's prosecutor general Monday referred to trial 71 students of al-Azhar University on charges of joining the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and...
Monday, December 8, 2014
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A Saudi activist and family members said Sunday that two Saudi women have been detained for six days for defying the kingdom's driving ban, according...
Sunday, December 7, 2014
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An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced to death four members of the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood over the killing of protesters who stormed the...
Sunday, December 7, 2014
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Britain is to open a new military base in Bahrain, its first permanent base in the Middle East since it formally withdrew from the Gulf in 1971,...
Sunday, December 7, 2014
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A regional human rights group on Tuesday denounced what it called Saudi intimidation, saying its website has been blocked by authorities in the...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
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An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced 78 minors between two and five years in prison for taking part in demonstrations calling for the return of...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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