Sudan: Talks suspended between protest leaders and military; Islamist movements back army to maintain Sharia law
The Islamists have also backed the army's demands that the head of Sudan's new governing body be a military figure — putting them at odds with protesters who want civilian rule
Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it had stepped up efforts to rid its social network of posts from users advocating political or religious violence, and was increasingly using software to find them rather than relying on reports from users or governments.
The United Arab Emirates has secretly sent warplanes on bombing raids against Islamist militias in Libya over the past week, using bases in Egypt, US officials said.
"We always knew that our rights can only be regained by force and that is why we have chosen the ammunition box instead of the ballot box," said a statement by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
The organisers of the festival have refused to give in to groups that have raised opposition to the authors who are scheduled to attend the five day long literature festival.
Many in the tourism industry worry that ruling Islamists will start making changes like banning alcohol or swimsuits on beaches, which may drive tourists away.
"Our position on Hafiz Saeed is clear. We have independent and active courts. If anyone has proof against him, they should share it with us so that the courts can examine it," Foreign Office spokesman Moazzam Khan told PTI.
Fifteen al Qaeda-linked militants, including three faction leaders, were killed on Thursday in an air strike on a rebel camp in the southern Philippines,