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Turkey: Ali Babacan To Stay In New Cabinet

By Öznur Keleş Turkey’s new Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has submitted his cabinet list to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in order to form the 62nd government. One of the most hotly discussed issues regarding the new cabinet was whether Ali Babacan would maintain his position therein. According to Davutoğlu’s announcement, Ali Babacan will continue in […]

A screenshot from via RT
A screenshot from via RT

Al-Qaeda Publish Car Bomb ‘Shopping List’ And Suggest UK Targets

Al-Qaeda this week published an online magazine featuring instructions on how to build homemade car bombs and an appeal to Muslims to attack UK and US targets in the vein of the Boston bombers. The English-language magazine, entitled ‘Palestine: Betrayal of the Guilty Conscience Al-Malahem’, urges Muslims in the West to assemble pressure cooker bombs […]

Egypt's Mohamed Morsi
Egypt's Mohamed Morsi. File photo.

Egypt: Morsi Accused Of Passing State Security Files To Qatar

Egypt’s ousted and jailed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi refused to answer a prosecutor’s questions about allegations that he leaked classified documents — some related to the army’s budget— to Qatar via the Doha-based Al-Jazeera broadcaster, Egypt’s official news agency MENA reported Thursday, Aug 28, according to the Associated Press. If the charges are referred to […]