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Syrian regime planes strike popular market in Idlib

Overnight, government warplanes pounded Jisr Al-Shughur with several dozen air strikes as fighting raged on the ground south of the city, said the London-based Observatory.IMAGES

More than 40 civilians were killed on Sunday when Syrian regime planes targeted a popular market in Idlib province in the north of the country, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.


Ghannouchi defends all Tunisians’ right to a passport

Rashid Al-Ghannouchi

The leader of Tunisia's Ennahda movement, Rashid Al-Ghannouchi, has defended the right of the country's ousted President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and his family to retain Tunisian passports, Anadolu news agency has reported.


UN chief: No military solution to illegal migrant boats crisis

United Nations secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon

The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on European countries not to resort to military solutions to prevent migrants drowning in the Mediterranean Sea, the Anadolu Agency reported.


The week in pictures

The last 7 days in pictures.


Medical professionals respond to serious threat to The Lancet

The Lancet

The Lancet, one of the world's oldest and most respected medical journals, is under attack from more than 500 doctors from across the globe over an open letter it published last July during the Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip.


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