TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisians voted Sunday for their first five-year parliament since they overthrew their dictator in the 2011 revolution that kicked off the Arab Spring, with the main secular party declaring an early victory over the once-dominant Islamists.
Bissan Abu Gannam murdered, cases of women in Abu Ganam family killed pile-up, ‘Women who chose new path were murdered,’ says family member
Maximum term in Holot detention center would be two years – down from indefinite – while daily roll calls would be cut from three to one.
JURF AL-SAKHAR Iraq (Reuters) – After helping government forces break Islamic State's grip over a strategic town just south of Baghdad on Saturday, Shi'ite militias decided it was time for payback. A Reuters witness saw the fighters in green camouflage uniforms scream and swear at members of the Islamist group as they kicked and struck them with rifle butts in Jurf al-Sakhar. As the angry crowd of militiamen around the unarmed militants swelled, shots rang out. The three men lay soaked in blood in the dirt with gunshot wounds to the head. "Those dogs are Chechens. …
Abed a-Rahman a-Shaludi, who drove his car onto the Jerusalem light rail platform killing 2, buried late at night with only 20 people present; Palestinians riot during ‘symbolic funeral’ in Silwan.
Jewish construction, Israeli change to religious status of al-Aqsa mosque is ‘incompatible with international law’, says Jordan’s ambassador to Israel.
In urget letter to Obama administration, Palestinian president says Israel to blame for violence; PLO asks UN Human Rights Council to appoint an impartial inquiry commission to look into the death of eight Palestinians who were killed by the IDF since the beginning of 2014.
Report on project describes it as ‘affirmative action.’