Family of slain Christian author blame government for attack: 'They kept telling us that Jordan is isolated, a place of peace. But now we see, Jordan is not isolated, and we should be active in countering [Salafist] ideology.'
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Homa Hoodfar returned to Canada via Oman, a brief report on the state-run IRNA news agency said.
Over 12,000 migrants arrived in Italy from Egypt this year, showing the extent of Egypt's harsh economic reality of high unemployment and rising inflation.
The journalist was about to enter court for a trial on a caricature that was deemed blasphemous by authorities.
Syrian military makes its first major ground advance since launching the offensive on Thursday, capturing key rebel camp near Aleppo, as air strikes continue: 'Every missile makes an earthquake.'
With help from Russia, Iran and Hezbollah, the Syrian army is making 'great strides,' Walid al-Moallem says, rejects Geneva roadmap for political transition.
The Iranian military displays long-range missiles, tanks and Russian-supplied S-300 surface-to-air missile defense system at a parade in Tehran.
Russia and the U.S. failed miserably at managing the cease-fire they orchestrated, and are both responsible for the absurd situation now delaying the assault on ISIS' stronghold.
Revised rules meant to strengthen political parties are seen as a small step toward democratic reform, but critics say the transformations won't bring real change.
Some 100,000 people in the military, civil service, police and judiciary have been sacked or suspended following the failed July 15 coup attempt.