Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) has executed more than 3,000 people in Syria, including hundreds of civilians, in the year since it declared its self-described “caliphate,” a monitor said on Sunday.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based group monitoring Syria’s conflict, said it had documented 3,027 executions by Isil since June 29, 2014.
A school in Bavaria, Germany, has sent a letter to parents, asking them to ensure their daughters refrain from wearing revealing clothes, because refugee accommodation has been set up next to the school’s gym.
Two hundred Syrian refugees have been living for a week near the Wilhelm-Diess-Gymnasium’s gym, Die Welt reported.
Italy has accused the EU of “an attack” on its cultural heritage after Brussels demanded it consider producing mozzarella with powdered milk.
Mozzarella, traditionally made using fresh buffalo milk from southern Italy, is one of the country’s most famous exports and is considered one of the most important symbols of Italy’s passion for home-grown, natural produce.
Kuwaiti authorities have identified the suicide bomber behind an attack on a Shia mosque that killed 27 people as a Saudi citizen who arrived in the country just hours before he blew himself up.
The interior ministry named the bomber as Fahad Suleiman Abdulmohsen al-Gabbaa and said he was born in 1992. It said in a statement carried by the official Kuwait News Agency that he arrived on a flight to Kuwait International airport at dawn on Friday.
Small clusters of European tourists watched from hotel entrances and applauded as the procession of Tunisians passed down the main boulevard of the Port el Kantaoui resort, just north of Sousse.
Local families, some with small children, hurried to join the “march against terrorism” late on Saturday night as it headed for the Imperial Marhaba hotel, where 38 people were gunned down on the beach on Friday.