Men sit in front of a shop under a damaged building in Mosul. Agence France-Presse
At the time, Daesh killed Yazidi men en masse, took boys as child soldiers and sold women as "sex slaves," with survivors streaming into ramshackle displacement camps.
The Abu Dhabi Court of Appeal sentenced a 35-year-old Asian man, Hassan D.A.A., to ten years in prison, after being convicted by the State Security Prosecution of joining Daesh.
The blast also killed four civilians and wounded three members of the Kurdish-led internal security forces known as the Asayish, the source said.
The baton-charge was launched when the agitators tried to cross the Bhikaji Cama Place Metro station, which was cordoned off by the police. Television visuals showed police pushing back students trying to jump over the barricades.
Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is currently in London, is likely to fly to the United States on Dec.16 for medical treatment of his ailment there.
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Overseas Pakistanis, Sayed Zulifkar Bukhari told the media that Khan will be awarded the King Hamad Order of the Renaissance in a special ceremony, reports The News International.