Sunday 28 May 2017

Islamic State leader's wife arrested in Lebanon

The Lebanese army detained a wife and daughter of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as they crossed from Syria nine days ago, security officials said on Tuesday. The officials declined to give the name or nationality of th


Algeria issues arrest warrant for ex-oil minister

Algeria has issued international arrest warrants for nine individuals, including former oil minister Chakib Khelil, the official APS news agency said on Monday. Also on the Attorney General's list of warrants were Khelil's


China ejects Bo from top ranks

China's Communist Party has suspended former high-flying politician Bo Xilai from its top ranks and named his wife a suspect in the murder of a British businessman, a dramatic turn in a scandal shaking leadership succession plans.  &


New push for Bahrain family law

A family law for Shi'ites topped the list of proposals to be submitted by the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) and women's groups to the National Dialogue. Other recommendations include a law to protect women against family violence

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