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Former Egypt Football Star Added to 'Terror List'

Osman confirmed that Aboutrika will be appealing the government's decision. Aboutrika spent the vast majority of his career playing for Al Ahly, where he scored 167 goals in 356 games and won the African Champions League five times. Aboutrika is now in Gabon as a commentator for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament. Osman declined to specify when his client might return to his home country.

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Nigerian Army Mistakenly Bombs Camp for Displaced People

The Borno state official, who was helping to coordinate the evacuation of wounded from the remote area by helicopters, said more than 100 refugees and aid workers were among the dead. He added: "The safety of civilians must be respected". Unfortunately, the strike was conducted, but it turned out that locals somewhere around were affected.

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Brazil Prison Riots 2017: 3 Beheadings Among 10 Killings In Natal Jail

The latest riot happened at the AlcaƧuz prison, the largest prison in the state of Rio Grande do Norte in the northeast, according to the state government. Riots are a common scene in Brazil's prisons , which are often overcrowded and largely controlled by powerful criminal gangs. Then 33 prisoners were killed, many with their hearts and intestines ripped out, in the neighbouring state of Roraima on January 6.

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Francois Hollande: Two-state solution is the only way

Secretary of State John Kerry, who will be leaving office next week, followed the contentious abstention with a longwinded speech that called Israel's West Bank settlements a major impediment to peace, and an obstacle to forging an eventual Palestinian state.

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PM Modi replaces Mahatma Gandhi on Khadi calender

Decrying what he called attempts to remove the Father of Nation from different spheres, Chavan pointed out that "you can not erase Mahatma Gandhi from the hearts of the people". His tweet said, "Mangalyaan Effect". He also feels it's high time that Gandhi's photo on the currency notes is gradually removed. BJP spokesperson Srikant Sharma condemned the remarks describing them as minister's personal comments.

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President Obama eases Sudan sanctions

Szubin, the Treasury's acting undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, according to the statement. Sudan's economy has plummeted since its oil revenues crashed with South Sudan's secession in 2011, which some analysts said may explain Khartoum's desire for closer cooperation with the West.

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Iraqi forces retake provincial headquarters in Daesh-held Mosul

Iraqi forces now control the eastern sides of three of the city's five bridges that span the Tigris river connecting Mosul's east to west. Warplanes from the USA -led coalition bombed the city's bridges late a year ago in an effort to isolate ISIS fighters in the city's east by disrupting resupply routes.

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Former husband of Princess Margaret, Lord Snowdon, dies aged 86

Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon's marriage ended in 1978 with a public and messy divorce. Buckingham Palace has confirmed that The Queen is aware of Lord Snowdon's death. To commemorate the photographer, we reprint, below, from the archive, "Antony Armstrong-Jones and His Work for Vogue ", from the April 1, 1960 issue of the magazine.

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Pari-war continues as EC reserves order on Samajwadi Party symbol

Mulayam did not even submit his claim for the party symbol throwing the ball in EC's court to take a decision on the matter. The split in SP gave Congress, along with Akhilesh's need to posit his faction as the real Samajwadi Party, a better instrument to gather the support of Muslims who are perceived to be determined to defeat BJP in the coming elections.

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Morocco reportedly bans burqa over security fears

He added that "bandits have repeatedly used this garment to perpetrate their crimes". Women in Salafist circles, and in more conservative regions in the north, are more likely to wear the niqab, which leaves the area around the eyes uncovered.

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Iraqi forces advance in Mosul, reach Tigris River for first time

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi had promised that his forces would rid Iraq of ISIS by the end of 2016 but later said that eliminating the jihadists would take several more months. Despite many areas being without electricity, residents have started to use small generators and in some areas they are cleaning the roads and re-building.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation seeks suspect in shooting of US diplomat in Mexico

The U.S. official, who was not identified, was injured when the unnamed gunman opened fire on him in Guadalajara. He was listed in stable condition. Surveillance video of the attack shows the gunman following the official in a parking garage.

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WikiLeaks considers building a database of Twitter users' personal information

The account then tweeted: "We are looking for clear discrete (father/shareholding/party membership) variables that can be put into our AI software. No other accounts are authorized to make statements on @wikileaks behalf", WikiLeaks tweeted Saturday.

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5 dead, 8 injured in Fort Lauderdale airport shooting

Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida said that the gunman was carrying a military ID that identified him as Esteban Santiago , but that it was unclear whether the ID was his. Operations at the airport have been suspended, and flights are being diverted to neighboring airports. In response to the attack, President-elect Donald Trump tweeted , "Monitoring the bad situation in Florida.

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Trump promises Mexico will 'pay back' USA for border wall

On Thursday, it was reported that Trump's proposed wall along the U.S. -Mexico border will most likely be an upgraded fence . I will build a great wall on our southern border and I will have Mexico pay for that wall. By including funding for the 2006 border bill in a larger appropriations bill needed to keep the entire federal government funded, it would force Democrats to shut down the government in order to block the money.

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Japan recalls envoy after South Korea puts 'comfort woman' statue outside consulate

Some 200,000 women and girls were forced into prostitution by the Imperial Japanese Army both before and throughout World War II. A comfort woman statue put up in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul in 2011 remains in place, and late last month activists installed a similar statue by the same sculptor in the city of Busan.

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Abbas to Israeli activists: Peace will come through dialogue, not United Nations resolutions

Bennett said he first addressed Netanyahu with a request for clemency for Azaria three months before the trial was over. It had been portrayed by some as a test of whether Israel's military could prosecute one of its own, though many Palestinians dismissed it, arguing Azaria was only taken to trial because of the video.

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Beheaded, butchered: At least 33 killed in Brazil prison revolt

But he said the situation had now been brought under control. There are 1.67 prisoners for every available space in Brazil - and a staggering 2.59 prisoners in Amazonas state for every space, according to the report. Castro said the killings were carried out by the First Command in the Capital, or PCC, drug gang. The head of security official for Roraima state, Uziel de Castro, blamed Friday's violence at the state-run prison on the Sao Paulo-based PCC (First Capital Command) drug gang, ...

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Guilty verdict for Israeli soldier in manslaughter case

Lawyers for the defense argued that Azaria believed Sharif may have been wearing a concealed explosive vest and that he was acting in self defense. The second suspect, a 54-year-old man from Jerusalem, is alleged to have written "Col. Both Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas both say they are open to the idea of bilateral talks but continue to blame each other for the lack of progress in the moribund peace process.

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State Department Designates Osama bin Laden's Son a 'Global Terrorist'

Any property owned by the two men and subject to US jurisdiction may be frozen and USA citizens are prohibited from engaging in any transactions with them, the State Department said. "Designations of terrorist individuals and groups expose and isolate organizations and individuals, and result in denial of access to the USA financial system".

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Jayalalithaa to blame for jallikattu ban: MK Stalin

Known as "Thalapathi" (commander) among his supporters, Stalin had held various posts in the party such as deputy general secretary and youth wing chief besides being a minister and later Deputy Chief Minister in his father's cabinet and Chennai Mayor.

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Williamson leads New Zealand to victory in first Bangladesh T20

Even though Williamson (74 not out) and Neil Broom (6) got New Zealand off to a decent start of 17 for naught in the first two overs, the Black Caps lost two quick wickets and were reduced to 28 for two. He was lucky to claim his maiden wicket with a rank full toss on off stump which Sabbir slashed to midwicket but his second wicket was more conventional as Sarkar edged a full delivery to Corey Anderson at gully.

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Trump seems to rule out meeting with Taiwan president

It added that the delegation will arrange banquets with US -based Taiwanese nationals and visit companies. "We hope that this is not Beijing's adoption of a policy and want to remind it that such moves have hurt Taiwanese people's feelings and affected stability across the Taiwan Strait".

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Police question wife of Greek ambassador missing in Brazil

Mr Magalhaes said blood was found on a couch inside the ambassador's home and he was likely stabbed to death, as no shots were reported in the area. Rio police inspector Evaristo Pontes had earlier told the Folha de S.Paulo newspaper that he did not believe the ambassador was kidnapped.

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Mariah Carey drops diva response to her horrendous New Year's Eve performance

Carey headlined the festivities in New York's Times Square , where about a million partygoers jammed the streets to usher in the new year . But the singer appeared to have technical difficulties during the set, broadcast live from Times Square .

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At least 20 killed as ferry catches fires in Indonesia

In addition to the dead, more than a dozen people were injured and more than a dozen are missing, officials said. A survivor named Ardi, who was traveling with his son, told Reuters news agency, "Thick smoke suddenly emerged, blanketing the cabin".

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Suspected Perpetrator of Berlin Attack Identified on Daesh Video

The houses, one in Rome and two near Aprilia, south of the capital, are linked to known acquaintances of the Tunisian, who drove a lorry into a Berlin Christmas market on December 19, killing 12. Amri came to Europe in 2011, at the start of the so-called Arab Spring, arriving by boat on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, a stepping stone for tens of thousands of migrants and refugees in recent years.

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Tigers and Buckeyes babies gear up for Fiesta Bowl

Few saw the Tigers jumping to the top of game last season and the talk last spring was of a super offense, led by the incomparable Watson, who accounted for 478 yards and four TDs against Alabama. "Sometimes we look like the best O-line in the country and sometimes we look the opposite of that", he said. A psychology major in college, Meyer will have the Buckeyes ready to pounce upon the Tigers.

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New images from Alien: Covenant released

Be afraid and brace yourself for the first raw, red-band trailer for Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant, revealing the ill-fated mission to the Engineer's home planet and its dire consequences. Their destination seems like an earthly paradise, until they discover the planet's sole inhabitant, the "synthetic" David (Fassbender), from the doomed Prometheus expedition.

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Earthquake: Magnitude 4.1 quake strikes near Morongo Valley

Last year, as of December 28, 2015, there had been 869 magnitude 3.0 or greater earthquakes. People can report their experiences to the U.S. Geological Survey's website . According to the Los Angeles Times, no damage was reported, and there were no injuries. Regulators have asked oil and natural gas producers to close injection wells in certain areas or reduce the volume of fluids they inject.