Arafat poisoning claim backed by journal. Lancet publishes peer review supporting findings Palestinian leader may have been poisoned by polonium – Al Jazeera

A Moscow court sentenced a 38-year-old man to indefinite confinement for forced psychiatric treatment after he took part in a mass demonstration in 2012. Human rights groups denounce the ruling marks a return to a Soviet-Styile punishment.

Syrian rebels accused of massacring civilians – Middle East – Al Jazeera.

The US has captured in Afghanistan the second in command of the Pakistani Taliban, Latif Mehsud in a military operation.