Yemen`s Qaeda threatens in video to kill US hostage after failed rescue
Yemen`s Qaeda threatens in video to kill US hostage after failed rescue

Al Qaeda on Thursday threatened the imminent execution of an American journalist it kidnapped in Yemen, mocking as "foolish" a recently failed bid by US forces to free him.

Six killed over land dispute in Pakistan

At least six people were killed and 13 others injured when two groups clashed during a tribal assembly in Pakistan, media reported.

Syria rebels kill 14 in Hama village: State media, NGO

At least 14 people, among them women, were killed by Syrian rebels in the village of Khatab in central Hama province overnight, state media and an NGO said today.

13 militants killed in Pakistan air raids

At least 13 suspected militants were killed Tuesday after jet fighters attacked hideouts in Pakistan`s tribal region of North Waziristan.

One killed in grenade attack in Kenyan northeast: Police

At least one person was killed and several injured when gunmen hurled a grenade in a restaurant in Kenya`s restive northeastern town of Wajir, before spraying the building with bullets and escaping, police said today.

Afghan suicide attack kills 16, including 4 NATO soldiers

A Taliban suicide bomber killed 16 people, including 10 civilians and four NATO soldiers, in an attack in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, officials said, as foreign troops wind down their war against the insurgents.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying one of its suicide bombers had blown himself up near a NATO patrol in the province of Parwan, north of the capital Kabul.

Murdered Israeli teen`s parents condemn revenge killing

Amid spiralling violence and growing tension over the killing of three Israeli teens and the burning of an Arab boy in retaliation, a bereaved Jewish family has emerged as a steady and calming voice trying to instill reason among people calling for revenge.

Eleven people killed in Polish plane crash: Emergency services

Eleven people were feared dead on Saturday after a plane taking them on a parachute jump crashed in southern Poland shortly after take off, the Polish Medical Air Rescue said.

Suicide bomber kills five outside northeast Nigeria mosque

A suicide bomber targeting worshippers in a mosque in a remote village in northeast Nigeria killed five people and wounded dozens, a security source said on Saturday, in an area where Islamist insurgents are mounting near daily attacks.

Fresh Pak airstrikes kill scores of militants

Pakistani air force jets today pounded the restive North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghan border, killing scores of militants, mostly Uzbeks, as part of the massive military offensive against the Taliban.

Iranian pilot killed fighting in Iraq: State media

Iranian pilot has been killed while fighting in Iraq, state media reported today, in what is thought to be Tehran`s first military casualty during battles against Islamic State jihadists.

Explosion in a Muslim Brotherhood leader`s farm kills 3

Three people were killed today after a bomb went off on a poultry farm in Egypt`s Fayoum governorate, according to a security source.

Egypt: Bomb explodes, killing 3 alleged militants

A bomb accidentally exploded on a farm today southwest of the Egyptian capital, killing three suspected militants who were handling it, a security official said.

Two gunmen killed in clash with Yemen police

Gunmen attacked a government complex Thursday in Yemen`s central province of Baida, an Al-Qaeda stronghold, sparking a firefight that killed two assailants and wounded three policemen, the defence ministry reported.

Riots as Palestinian, 16, killed in apparent revenge act

A Palestinian teenager was kidnapped and killed Wednesday in an apparent act of revenge for the murder by militants of three Israeli youths, triggering violent clashes in east Jerusalem.

Eight killed in Afghanistan suicide attack

A suicide bomber targeted a bus of Afghan armed forces in the fortified capital city Kabul, leaving at least eight people dead and over a dozen others injured Wednesday.

Palestinian teenager killed in east Jerusalem

A Palestinian teenager was reportedly kidnapped and killed on Wednesday, triggering violent clashes in east Jerusalem, in an apparent act of revenge for the murder by militants of three Israeli youths.

Islamist rebels in Somalia kill three as Ramadan starts

Islamist rebels shot dead three members of Somalia`s security forces in the capital on Sunday, police and witnesses said on the first day of Ramadan, the Muslim fasting month when insurgents had warned they would stage attacks.

Four Egypt policemen killed in Sinai attack: security

Gunmen killed four Egyptian policemen in the restive northern Sinai on Saturday, a security source said, with police blaming the attack on "takfiri" jihadist militants.

Three killed in attack on Ukrainian base

Three members of the Ukrainian military were killed on Saturday when pro-Russian separatists attacked their post near the eastern flashpoint city of Slaviansk with small arms and mortar fire, a military spokesman said.