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Al-Nusra leader Abu Mohammed al-Julani said the group would be renamed to Jabhat Fateh al-Sham.
The jihadists reportedly executed four Syrian men for 'supporting enemies of the Caliphate'.
Three news agencies, 16 TV channels, 45 papers and 15 magazines are due to shut.
My Stealthy Freedom has seen women campaigning against forced hijab, and men are with them.
Saudi Arabia has always carried out its executions once global attention towards victims subsides
Activists say pro-Saudi sources have alluded that al-Nimr's and other Shia prisoners' executions could be imminent
Turkey's Supreme Military Council set to convene for the first time since the failed coup attempt.
Syrian army tells Aleppo rebels to lay down their weapons as agencies warn of humanitarian disaster.
Gulen – who lives in the US – denies any involvement in the attempted military coup in Turkey.
UAE has introduced a federal law banning the use of VPNs to try to avoid paying for expensive VOIP services.
Israeli troops kill Hamas militant suspected of drive-by attack that killed Rabbi Michael Mark.
Britain's foreign office must condemn Saudi Arabia's war crimes in Yemen
The news comes less than a week after 150 people were arrested for being at a party with the opposite sex.
At least 44 people are dead and over 100 injured.
Compare and contrast scenes of the Balkan migrant crisis over the past two years.