World Bulletin / News Desk
Ikhlas Badawi, a Syrian member of parliament who fled to Turkey, has said that she could not bear the cruelty in her country.
I left Syria because I had no more strength to bear the cruelty, Badawi told AA in the southern Hatay province on Friday.
I will exert efforts to rescue all of my friends because there is an ongoing human tragedy in Syria, said Badawi, a Syrian woman lawmaker who has fled to Turkey and defected to the opposition.
ICRC that international law required warring parties to distinguish between military targets and civilian objects such as schools and to protect the wounded, former combatants and detainees.
Unidentified militants opened fire on MP Sada Ali's vehicle, leaving her dead.
Taiwan media said a domestic flight had crashed, killing or injuring more than 40 people
Protesters defied a ban on pro-Palestine rallies against the Israeli onslaught on the Gaza Strip, which has killed over 650 Palestinians, mainly civilians, since July 7.
Witness Yusuf Suleiman, a trader, said that he counted 15 bodies in a police van after the explosion.
Tawfiq Okasha said "The children of Israel completely control the media in Egypt."
"There is a framework... to end the violence, and that framework is the Egyptian initiative," U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said at a joint news conference with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.
"The International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS) condemns the forced expulsion of the Christian brothers of Iraq from their homes, cities and provinces," the group said in a statement
Firefighters used foam spray to douse the flames at the fuel storage facility, bringing the blaze under control
Iraq's politicians have been deadlocked over forming a new government since an election in April
Ukraine's military operations spokesman said the two were downed near Savur Mogila in eastern Ukraine. No details were known about the pilots.
With so many of their countrymen dead, the Dutch have been taking a leading role in the international effort to recover and identify the bodies and investigate the cause of the crash.
It is Damascus's first reaction to the appointment of Staffan de Mistura by United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon two weeks ago
At least 12 Palestinians were killed in Israeli artillery shelling of eastern Khan Younis city in southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday.
The Obama administration has been seeking to deal with a surge of undocumented children across the southern border.
Last month, rumours sprang up of a plot against the Aquino administration because of the fund scandal