BETTER NEWS: Muslim Brotherhood says 17 were killed. Dozens wounded as Brotherhood demonstrators clashed with police.
The deaths were reported in the capital Cairo and the cities of Alexandria, Fayoum and Ismailia. Authorities have recently intensified a crackdown on the movement, which has been declared a terrorist group. In Friday’s violence, police fought with demonstrators, some throwing stones and fireworks and setting police vehicles on fire, in several districts in the capital. Authorities said 122 protesters had been arrested. The latest clashes come a day after two people were killed in violence at an Islamist demonstration in the northern coastal city.
Video allegedly recorded at Pakistan-Afghan border area showing Taliban members playing soccer with chopped-off heads.
The men in the video speak a Pashto dialect, and therefore it can be assumed that the men are Pashtun. The video could have been recorded in Pakistan, at the Pakistan-Afghan border area or in Afghanistan.
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No comment from Barack Hussein Obama.
The Syrian president is the lesser of two evils – that seems to be the message from Western powers to the rebels, at the latest so-called ’Friends of Syria’ meeting. The apparent U-turn was prompted by the rise of al-Qaeda and other extremist groups there, which may gain the upper hand if Bashar Assad’s government falls. In the latest incident, dozens of innocent people were reportedly killed and tortured, when radicals raided the town of Adra outside Damascus.