1. Syria crisis: Rebel groups ‘execute rivals’
    Thirty-four foreign jihadists have been singled out by rival Syrian rebels and killed, say UK-based activists.
  2. 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 Pakistan’s largest city Karachi, police said Tuesday.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.