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Egyptian activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah sentenced to five years in jail

Egyptian Alaa Abdel Fattah activist

An Egyptian court has jailed blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah, who played a key role during the 2011 uprising, for five years for breaking protest laws. He was previously given a ...

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Australia to toughen citizenship laws to combat terrorism

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Australian PM Tony Abbott has announced a push to toughen citizenship laws and tackle those inciting hatred in an attempt to target domestic extremists. He said citizenship for dual nationals ...

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Egypt airstrikes on IS targets in Libya

Egypt airstrikes IS targets

Egypt’s Air Force has hit Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) positions in Derna, Libya, after the execution of 21 Christian Egyptians by the terrorist group. Libyan forces loyal to the ...

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Egyptian Christians held in Libya ‘killed’ by IS

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A video has emerged showing the beheadings purportedly of 21 Egyptian Christians who had been kidnapped by Islamic State (IS) militants in Libya. The footage shows a group wearing orange ...

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Assad:My Government got information about U.S.-led coalition airstrikes

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says that his government has received information about airstrikes carried out by a U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State terror group, but has denied any direct ...

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Lavrov :NATO’s military Bulding provokes confrontation

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  Lavrov made the remarks on Saturday after a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on the sidelines of the 51st Munich Security Conference in southern Germany. “NATO’s course ...

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The rifts behind Nigeria’s mass kidnap

When local people warned that hundreds of Islamist militants were heading towards his remote town of Chibok in northeastern Nigeria, Danuma Mphur hurried to summon help. As chairman of the ...

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Police disperse protesters ahead of Congo parliament election debate

Police fired tear gas on Monday at demonstrators trying to protest against a parliamentary debate on a proposed census in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s which, if approved, could delay ...

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There's No Place Like a Safe Home for the Holidays

[ad_1] This past weekend, my friends Kim and Monty were having a holiday party where I met Jackson, a 13-month-old boy who seemed to be on a mission to explore ...

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