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Huge blast rocks Syria government building
At least 31 troops killed in massive blast targeting an administrative building near Syrian capital city of Damascus.
Last updated: 18 Nov 2013 05:23 GMT
Egypt prisoners' rights violated: Lawyers
Anti-coup detainees and their lawyers decry what they describe as poor conditions and rights abuses.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2013 15:02 GMT
Assad: Foreign powers must end rebel support
Syrian president tells UN-Arab envoy that peace talks can only take place when foreign states withdraw assistance.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2013 07:16 GMT
Brahimi meets Assad in Damascus
UN-Arab League envoy holds talks with Syrian president in effort to build support for faltering proposed peace talks.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2013 20:32 GMT
Sudan defends crackdown amid more protests
Government points to "fake" victim photos and foreign interference in defence of deadly crackdown on protesters.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2013 05:42 GMT
Egypt crackdown hits Brotherhood power bases
For the Muslim Brotherhood to survive and thrive, it needs to shore up its traditional base of syndicates and students.
Mai Shams El-Din
Last updated: 27 Aug 2013 14:58 GMT
Envoys recalled amid Egypt-Turkey spat
Respective ambassadors called back for consultations as diplomatic row over military crackdown worsens.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2013 17:24 GMT
Tensions increase within Syria rebel ranks
Free Syrian Army and al-Qaeda-linked fighters clash at Aleppo checkpoint, days after commander was shot by rival group.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2013 22:54 GMT
Blasts 'rock Syrian army ammunition depots'
Activist rights group says reports of several killed and injured following explosions in western province of Latakia.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2013 00:49 GMT
Egypt army cracks down on Muslim Brotherhood
Leadership of toppled president Morsi's Islamist movement arrested, as top judge takes office as interim leader.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2013 18:01 GMT
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