Shocking image of the innocent little girl slaughtered in Syria’s civil war who was denied even some dignity in death
Three suicide bombers detonated cars packed with explosives in the main square of the northern city of Aleppo on Wednesday, killing at least 33 people, leveling buildings and trapping survivors under the rubble, Syrian state TV said.
Austin Tice is a freelancer for the Washington Post and the McClatchy chain, among others. He had not been heard from since August 13
Tens of thousands of rioters left a trail of destruction in southeastern Bangladesh as they torched Buddhist temples and homes near the town of Ramu. The violence was sparked by a photo posted on Facebook that allegedly insulted Islam
Iran’s Press TV claimed its Damascus correspondent was killed Wednesday by a rebel sniper while reporting on bombings in the Syrian capital. Two car bombs struck the Syrian Army’s command headquarters, setting one of the buildings on fire.
A rally in the Greek capital turned violent when protesters in Syntagma Square lobbed Molotov cocktails at police, who retaliated by firing tear gas at the demonstrators
Disturbing testimony gathered by children refugees reveal an aimed target of brutality that’s being inflicted upon kids. Electric shock, beatings and burnings are just some of the torture techniques experienced by the least of these
Syria’s main rebel group has moved its command center from the Turkish border into central Syria to prepare for an offensive against President Bashar al-Assad’s troops in Damascus
Violent clashes erupted in Bangladeshi capital after scores of people flooded the streets protesting against a US-made anti-Islam film, despite a 24-hour ban. Police used teargas to disperse a stone-throwing crowd. Dozens sustained injuries.
The authorities in Pakistan have called on the army to control protesters demonstrating against an amateur video mocking Islam outside the US embassy in the capital, Islamabad.
Civilians, including many children, are the main victims of indiscriminate Syrian army bombing and shelling of areas abandoned to opposition forces, Amnesty International said in a report on Wednesday.
Biggest-ever rally over an anti-Islamic film has brought scores to the center of Beirut, Lebanon, following a call for mass demonstrations by Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah. Most of the marchers are wearing green and yellow headbands, indicating membership in Hezbollah. The phrase “At your service God’s Prophet” can be seen on the protesters’ headbands and banners.
United Nations investigators said on Monday they had expanded a secret list of Syrians and military units suspected of committing war crimes during the 18-month-old conflict between President Bashar al-Assad’s forces and his opponents.
Optimists have hailed a “new era” for Somalia after decades of war, insurgency and little in the way of central government. African Union peacekeepers forced al Shabaab militants to flee the capital over a year ago, ending the daily rat-a-tat-tat of gunfire and thud of mortars. The rebels aligned to al Qaeda hadn’t struck with such a devastating suicide bomb since April.
One person was killed and at least six others injured by police fire when anti-US protesters clashed with security forces outside the US consulate in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city.
As the media turn their attention to senseless violence elsewhere, the struggling, besieged people of Syria wonder: Where’s the demonstrators’ anger about what’s happening to us?
Angry protests over an anti-Islam film spread across the Muslim world Friday, with demonstrators scaling the walls of U.S. embassies in Tunisia and Sudan and torching part of a German embassy. Amid the turmoil, Islamic militants waving black banners and shouting “God is great” stormed an international peacekeepers base in Egypt’s Sinai and battled troops, wounding four Colombians.
Demonstrators attacked the U.S. embassies in Yemen and Egypt on Thursday in protest at a film they consider blasphemous to Islam and American warships headed to Libya after the death of the U.S. ambassador there in related violence earlier in the week.