KIRKUK: More than 40 people suffered partial choking and skin irritation in northern Iraq when Islamic State fired mortar shells and Katyusha rockets filled with "poisonous substances" into their village late on Tuesday, local officials said.
RAWALPINDI: Five rockets fired from Afghanistan landed in Pakistan on Sunday, ARY News reports.
RICHMOND: A former American soldier testifying in the trial of Irek Hamidullin on Monday said the accused Russian Taliban leader was compliant when captured, and said he was doing "God's work."
JALALABAD: At least six people were killed and dozens wounded when a suicide car bomber and Taliban gunmen attacked an office of the Afghan intelligence agency in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Saturday, officials said.
QUETTA: Security forces gunned down ten terrorists and arrested two others after they tried to attack Samungli and Khalid Airbases of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in Quetta on late Thursday night, ARY News reports.
GAZA/JERUSALEM: A three-day ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip went into effect on Friday, and negotiators were due to travel to Cairo to discuss a longer-term solution.
GAZA/JERUSALEM: An airstrike outside a family home early Saturday pushed the Palestinian death toll past 100 in four days of cross-border fighting as Israel showed no sign of pausing despite international pressure to negotiate a ceasefire with the militants.