Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Syrian air strikes on a besieged rebel town in the heart of the country have killed nearly 50 people over the past two days, a monitoring group said on Wednesday.
BAGHDAD - The Associated Press
The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or music. Classes about history, literature and Christianity have been "permanently annulled."
GAZA CITY - The Associated Press
Some half million Gaza children made a delayed return to school after a devastating 50-day war with Israel that killed more than 2,100 Palestinians and damaged hundreds of school buildings
'Turkey is one of the biggest source of recruits for ISIL militants'
Turkey will make contributions to military efforts against the ISIL militants, as it is a NATO member and has geographical advantages, Pentagon Spokesperson John Kirby says.
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
Berlin is preparing to send around 40 soldiers to northern Iraq to train Kurdish fighters battling against militants from the ISIL
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants have gotten hold of most sophisticated guns left in Iraq by the United States, Turkish PM Davutoğlu says.
CAIRO - Agence France-Presse
An Egyptian court on Sept. 15 ordered the release on bail of Alaa Abdel Fattah, a prominent activist of the 2011 revolt against former president Hosni Mubarak, a defence lawyer told AFP.
Leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood group and allied clerics say they are departing Qatar, where they had sought refuge
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
Jihadists shot down a Syrian warplane conducting strikes on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) stronghold of Raqa on Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said.
Syrian government air raids on a rebel-held area near Damascus killed 42 people, including seven children, a monitoring group said Friday, giving an updated toll.
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