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Russia says jet downing ‘provocation’ ; Pilot denies warning – Ankara seeks to ease tensions – Moscow sends missiles to Syria

Putin rages as Turkey downs Russian plane – Rebels ‘kill’ pilots, blow up rescue chopper

Bahrain jails reporter on terrorism charges – HRW report ‘misleading’

RIYADH: Bahrain this week jailed a freelance photographer for 10 years and stripped him of his nationality after convicting him of terrorism, the media rights group Reporters sans Frontiers said…

Hotel attack on judges kills 7 in Egypt’s Sinai – IS claims responsibility for bombing

Jihadists using migrant crisis as cover: Czech president – Slovakia to file lawsuit over EU migrant quotas

No global support for troops on ground in Syria: Turnbill – ‘More Twitter accounts than fighters’: Australian PM

UAE channels oil money into alternative energy – Masdar city laying groundwork incase oil wells run dry

In Algeria, heavy metal bangs up against tradition

They came from all over conservative Algeria, clad in black leather, studded bracelets and even the traditional Muslim veil to revel in a rare heavy metal concert. Organized earlier this…

Syrian troops seize territory from IS in central province – Russian strikes, Hezbollah aid advance

Human Rights Watch says torture still happening in Bahrain

NICOSIA: Bahraini security forces are torturing detainees during interrogation as regulatory bodies set up after the 2011 uprising “lack independence” and officials are not held accountable, Human Rights Watch said…

Syrian Christian town becomes frontline with IS

Egyptians vote again to elect new parliament – Elections dogged by apathy

CAIRO: Egyptians voted yesterday in the second phase of elections that are meant to restore parliament after a more than three-year gap but which critics say have been undermined by…