Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said “all red lines” had been crossed in Syria and criticized international inaction
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More than 30 Christian churches have been burned recently, further stoking instability in politically polarised Egypt.
Egypt’s closure of the Rafah border crossing has stranded hundreds of travelers.
According to the Syrian opposition, the Assad regime killed more than 1,300 people on Tuesday in a toxic gas attack on its own population. The government vehemently denies the accusations that it used poisonous gas. Some commentators believe the ‘red line’ referred to by US President Barack Obama has now been overstepped once and for all. Others point out that the background to the attack has not been clarified yet.
Violence in Egypt will only be reigned in when it is no longer useful for the security services? twin purposes of discrediting the Muslim Brotherhood and discouraging popular mobilization aimed at making government responsive to the needs of its citizens.