Former president’s son, Abdullah, was sentenced to a year in prison on drug abuse charges
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Defendants include 12 journalists and media workers involved in reporting August 2013’s events
Abdullah once called the 2011 revolutionaries “infiltrators who disrupt Egypt’s security and stability”
Supporters in the western Afghan city burnt their voter registration cards in protest against alleged irregularities in the contest between the former foreign minister and rival Ashraf Ghani.
More than 1,000 protesters gathered in the city for the largely peaceful demonstration but the United Nations warned that any street violence “could lead to a spiral of instability”.
King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud expected to meet with Al-Sisi during short visit
Eleven voters in the western province of Herat had their fingers – which were dipped in ink to register their ballot – cut off by insurgents.
Interim President Adly Mansour embarks on a two-stop trip to Saudi Arabia and Jordan
Kerry also said the interim government has a “responsibility with respect to demonstrators to give them the space to be able to demonstrate in peace.”
Amid threats of a nationwide boycott of the the upcoming elections, King Abdullah II orders parliament to hold an emergency session to amend a controversial election law.