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New Saudi law outlaws domestic abuse

Cii News | 02 September 2013 The Saudi Arabian cabinet has approved a landmark new law criminalising, for the first time, “all forms of abuse” Continue Reading →

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100 000 Syrians dead and US could end up killing more

Azhar Vadi – Cii Analysis – 28 August 2013 “Bullshit” I blabbered on Twitter before some kind soul reminded me that I represented an institution Continue Reading →

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Saudis become increasingly vocal against Kingdom’s Egypt stance

Cii News | 28 August 2013 Dissent has spread amongst citizens, scholars and the Ulama in Saudi Arabia over the regimes fiery pro-coup stance on Continue Reading →

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Construction of Al Imdaad Syria ‘village’ begins

Cii News | 15 Shawaal 1434/23 August 2013 Hundreds of displaced Syrians will now find some respite as The Al-Imdaad Foundation began establishing South Africa’s Continue Reading →

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Doctor’s testimony on Damascus massacre

Cii News | 21 August 2013 The Syrian army attacked several areas of Damascus early on Wednesday, 21 August 2013. This has resulted in the Continue Reading →

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Israel rallies global support for Egyptian military regime

Cii News & Agencies | 12 Shawaal 1434/20 August 2013 An Israeli official says Israel and the West must support Egypt’s army, after 24 Egyptian Continue Reading →

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Saudi TV Channel fires Sheikh Tariq Al Suwaidan for ‘Muslim Brotherhood’ links

Gulf News | 11 Shawaal 1434/ 19 August 2013 Saudi businessman and investor Al Waleed Bin Talal has fired the manager of a television station Continue Reading →

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Egypt takes bloody step back to dark days of autocracy

Cii News | 07 Shawaal 1434/ 15 August 2013 Global condemnation has not been able to shake Egypt’s military-backed interim government after hundreds were killed Continue Reading →

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Syrian regime airstrike targets area close to South African sponsored hospital in Darkoush

Cii News | 06 Shawaal 1434/14 August 2013 A Syrian regime fighter jet strike on a residential compound in the western region of the embattled Continue Reading →