BEIRUT: A bomb exploded in central Beirut on Sunday outside the headquarters of the Lebanese Blom Bank, causing damage to the building, security sources and witnesses said.
SANAA: Gunmen kidnapped a French woman and her Yemeni driver in the centre of Yemen's capital, Sanaa, on Tuesday morning while she was heading to work, security sources said.
KARACHI: Five out of seven terrorists involved in the deadly Peshawar school massacre have turned out to be Pakistani citizens, ARY News cited security sources as saying.
TIKRIT: Sunni insurgents from an al Qaeda splinter group extended their control from the northern city of Mosul on Wednesday to an area further south that includes Iraq's biggest oil refinery in a devastating show of strength against the Shi'ite-led government. Security sources said militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) - Sunni militants waging sectarian war on both sides of the Iraqi-Syrian frontier - drove into the town of Baiji late on Tuesday in armed vehicles, torching the court house and…