Government soldiers were fleeing the city, activist says. Militants had nearly encircled the city and entered its northern and northwestern neighborhoods. Syrian army says it sent reinforcement.
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At least 166 others were wounded after car bomb and suicide bomber target police officers ■ At least ten arrested ■ State imposes media ban.
As part of rapprochement deal between Turkey and Israel, court also cancels international arrest warrants against former top officers who were charged with murder for their involvement in Mavi Marmara raid.
Attack appears to have targeted two police SUVs parked at a mobile checkpoint on Pyramids road, the main avenue leading from the city center out to the Giza pyramids.
A new report issued by B’Tselem describes the many ways in which Palestinian land is already being expropriated by Israel without recourse to legislation. A visit to Salem shows how shepherds are being cut off from their pastures.
Iran's FM Zarif says U.S. has 'less than respectable' history regarding commitment to international law.
The Islamic State regime in Iraq has been replaced by the anarchy arising from infighting between local tribes and militias.
After the shooting earlier this month, Jordan state media reported that the three U.S. Army sergeants killed had sparked a firefight by disobeying orders from Jordanians.
Erdogan has long sought constitutional change to strengthen what had been in the past a largely ceremonial position in Turkey.