GAZA: Israel aircraft attacked Hamas military facilities in the Gaza Strip on Friday night in response to alleged rocket attacks, the Israeli army claimed. It was the second night of rocket fire since US President Donald Trump's statement on Wednesday recognising Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. His declaration sent shock waves through the region, and Gaza's Hamas rulers called for a new intifada, or Palestinian uprising. Read More: Despite Jerusalem move, Saudis seen on board with US ‘peace’ efforts The Hamas-run…
LASHKAR GAH, AFGHANISTAN: A suicide bomber killed seven people and wounded 20 others outside a bank in the capital city of Afghanistan’s Helmand province on Saturday, the governor’s office said on Saturday. The bomber detonated an explosives-packed car next to an Afghan army vehicle as soldiers arrived at a bank in Lashkar Gah to collect their pay, the Helmand governor’s spokesperson, Omar Zwak, said. Among the dead were four civilians and three soldiers. Sixteen civilians and four soldiers were wounded, he said.…
ANKARA: A female suicide bomber wounded at least seven people when she blew herself up near the main mosque in the northwestern Turkish city of Bursa on Wednesday, a senior government official and a security source said.
KABUL: A suicide car bombing killed at least nine people and wounded more than 50 at a cricket match in Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said.
ISTANBUL: An Istanbul prosecutor died from his wounds after security forces stormed the office where members of a far-left Turkish group took him hostage on Tuesday, killing his two captors.