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Burnt shirt sparks Egypt sectarian clash: police

July 27th, 2012 Comments off

Copts make up roughly 10 percent of Egypt's 82-million-strong populationMuslims on Friday set fire to Christian homes in a village near the Egyptian capital after a fight between a Muslim man and a Christian laundry worker who singed his shirt while ironing it, police said.

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Syria rejects UN attack criticism

July 15th, 2012 Comments off

Syria denies UN claims it used heavy weapons in an attack on the village of Tremseh, saying only 37 people, including two civilians, died.
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Syria killings ‘targeted rebels’

July 15th, 2012 Comments off

The attack on the Syrian village of Tremseh mainly targeted the homes of rebels and activists, the UN mission says, apparently contradicting claims of a civilian massacre.
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Syrian army accused of shelling and killing 200 in Tremseh

July 14th, 2012 Comments off

BEIRUT – At least 200 people have been killed in an attack by government troops on the Syrian village of Tremseh, opposition activists said Friday, sparking worldwide condemnation with special envoy …
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Tough sanctions urged after Syria village killings

July 13th, 2012 Comments off

Thousands of Syrians from Mareh protest against the massacre in TreimsaAround 150 people have been killed in the Syrian village of Treimsa in what the opposition said Friday was a massacre by government forces and the regime said only involved a clash with rebels.

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‘Mass killing’ in Syria village

July 12th, 2012 Comments off

More than 100 people have been killed by the Syrian army in the village of Tremseh, opposition activists say.
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UAE to have special village for orphans

July 5th, 2012 Comments off

A special village for orphans, abandoned children and those of unknown parentage is being built in Umm Al Qaiwain in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the lines of the world famous SOS Children’s …
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Palestinian village faces demolition by Israel

June 21st, 2012 Comments off

In this Friday, June 15, 2012 photo, a Palestinian girls carries a Palestinian flag in the West Bank town of Susiya. Palestinian herders in this hamlet have clung to arid acres spread over several West Bank hills for decades, even as Israel forced them to live off the grid while providing water and electricity to nearby Jewish settlements and unauthorized outposts. But the end seems near for Susiya's 200 residents: Citing zoning violations, Israel is threatening to demolish the village, including German-funded solar panels. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)Palestinians in this hamlet have clung to their arid acres for decades, living without proper electricity or water while Israel provides both to Jewish settlers on nearby hills. But the end now seems near for Susiya: Demolition orders distributed last week by the Israelis aim to destroy virtually the entire village.

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Massacre traces in Syrian village

June 8th, 2012 Comments off

A BBC correspondent finds evidence of human remains at the village of Qubair in Syria, scene of a massacre reported on Wednesday.
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UN monitors ‘shot at’ in Syria

June 7th, 2012 Comments off

The head of the UN says monitors trying to reach the Syrian village of Qubair, where 78 people are said to have been killed, were fired upon.
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