Al Qaeda asserted responsibility for brazen assaults on two Iraqi prisons outside of Baghdad that freed hundreds of inmates, including many of its own members. The audacity of the assaults, which ... more 
Al Qaeda asserted responsibility for brazen assaults on two Iraqi prisons outside of Baghdad that freed hundreds of inmates, including many of its own members. The audacity of the assaults, which officials said left at least 25 security guards dead, underscored the deterioration of Iraq?s stability in recent, punctuated by an almost daily litany of car bombings and other violence. Six people were killed in Cairo in clashes between opponents and Islamist supporters of Egypt's deposed President Mohamed Mursi, state-run media reported, keeping the most populous Arab nation in turmoil. The family of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi is accusing the country's military of "kidnapping" him, and says its holds the military responsible for his "safety and security." less 
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