Monthly Archives: March 2012


Islamist Group Breaks Pledge to Stay Out of Race in Egypt


Seventeen Yemeni soldiers and 13 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed during fighting in Al Milah. AQAP forces overran a checkpoint and seized two tanks and other weapons before withdrawing to Ja’ar.


The Arab League’s latest attempt to broker a peace deal failed. Syria said it would not be the first to withdraw its forces, and its army would remain in the cities until “peace and security” prevailed. A Syrian Foreign Ministry spokesman said: “The battle to topple the state is over.”


One person was killed and more than 10 were wounded in two separate grenade attacks in Mombasa. The attacks took place at a Christian prayer gathering and a stadium.


In the deadliest attack in several years, coordinated bombings in the cities of Yala in Yala province and Hat Yai in Songkhla province killed 14 and wounded 341. The car bombs exploded near restaurants, shops, and a crowded hotel. In Pattani province, militants detonated a motorcycle near a police station, wounding one officer. Muslim insurgents […]


Extremists control hundreds of Tunisia’s mosques: religious affairs minister