Portal:Current events/2013 July 17

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Armed conflicts and attacks
  • Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula confirms that its former deputy Said Ali al-Shihri was killed in a US drone strike. (ABC Online)
  • Protests break out in Egypt when envoys from the European Union visit the country, protesting for Morsi to be brought back to power. (Al Jazeera)
  • Syrian civil war:
    • 1 man and a 15-year-old boy are killed near the Turkish border town of Ceylanpınar after clashes erupted between Al-Nausra and female Kurds of the YPG. (Hurriyet Daily News), (Daily star News)
    • 7 people are killed by a car bomb close to Damascus. (Sky News)
  • A bomb detonates inside a teahouse in Mosul, Iraq killing at least 10 people. (Reuters)
Disasters and accidents
Law and crime
Politics and government
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