Yemen ceasefire breached as violence flares anew

Fierce clashes erupted between rebels and tribes backed by an army unit in a northern Yemeni city close to the capital today, breaching a week-old ceasefire, a Defense Ministry official said, as the country`s leaders said assailants were plotting to destabilize the country.

Copts plan protest after Salafis invade church in Egypt

Egypt`s Copts are preparing for a protest demonstration after a group of radical Islamists allegedly entered a church land and offered prayers on it in a Christian-dominated district.