June 25, 2019

Colonel Gaddafi killed in Sirte fighting

Libya's former leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has been killed after his convoy tried to fight its way out of his birth city of Sirte. The circumstances of his death are not yet clear. Fighters loyal to the National Transitional Council (NTC) said they found him hiding in a hole, and shot him … [Read more...]

Syrian troops kill 10 protesters in Deraa

At least 10 people have been killed and dozens wounded after Syrian police opened fire on people protesting against the deaths of anti-government demonstrators in Deraa, in southern Syria. One Syrian human rights activist claims that at least 37 people have been "massacred" by the security … [Read more...]

UN Enquiry says Israel broke international law over flotilla raid

A UN Human Rights Council investigation says the Israeli military broke international laws during its raid on the Gaza aid flotilla in May which lead to the deaths of nine people. The investigation panel said the Israeli response to the flotilla was "disproportionate" and "betrayed an … [Read more...]