- Syria crisis: Rebel groups ‘execute rivals’
Thirty-four foreign jihadists have been singled out by rival Syrian rebels and killed, say UK-based activists.
- Six bodies found with throats slit in Karachi
The bodies of six men with their throats slit have been found near a holy place on the outskirts of Pakistans largest city Karachi, police said Tuesday.
- Bahraini prince joins Takfiri militants in Syria
A member of Bahrain’s royal family, who is also a former Guantanamo bay detainee, has reportedly joined the foreign-backed militants fighting against the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.
- Concerns that sectarian conflict in Iraq could turn to civil war
There are fears in Iraq that the country is once again on the brink of a sectarian war. Some of the heaviest fighting in years is on-going in the west of the country.
- South Korea Stops Teargas Shipment to Bahrain after Viral Global Campaign
South Korea has halted teargas exports to Bahrain after rights groups launched a global campaign on social media aimed at putting pressure on the Gulf Kingdom’s suppliers.
- Iraq violence: Air strike ‘kills 25 militants’
Iraqi troops have killed 25 al-Qaeda-linked fighters in Ramadi in an air strike, the government says as it battles militants in Anbar province.
- Syrian opposition undecided on Geneva peace talks
Members of the main Western-backed Syrian opposition group say they have postponed a vote on whether or not to attend a peace conference in Switzerland this month.
- Iran nuclear talks to resume Thursday in Geneva
Iran and world powers will meet in Geneva from Thursday to iron out remaining obstacles in implementing a historic nuclear deal struck in November, Iranian and EU officials said.
- UN-OPCW confirms first removal of Syria’s chemical materials
A first batch of priority chemical materials was moved from two Syrian sites to the port of Lattakia for verification and was then loaded onto a Danish commercial vessel on Tuesday, a statement by the OPCW-UN Joint Mission in Syria said.
- Pressure mounts on Bangladesh Prime Minister after walkover re-election
Bangladesh’s opposition leader Khaleda Zia accused Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of “murdering democracy” as her arch rival faced growing calls Tuesday to hold fresh polls after a walkover election.