Mortar attack kills four children in Egypt`s Sinai: Security

Four children were killed Saturday in Egypt`s Sinai when a mortar round hit their home, in an apparent attack by militants targeting soldiers in the area, security officials said.

20 killed in Syria mortar attack

At least 20 people were killed and many wounded Thursday evening when a mortar shell struck a gathering of President Bashar al-Assad supporters in the Daraa province, a pro-government radio reported.

Iraq violence kills 19 as January toll tops 800

Shelling and bombings across Iraq killed 19 people today as militants blew up a key bridge linking the capital to the north, the latest in a surge of violence.

Four killed in Syria mortar attack

Four people were killed and 20 others wounded Sunday in a mortar attack on a Christian-dominated district in the eastern part of Syria`s capital Damascus, Xinhua reported citing state-run SANA news agency.

Child killed in Syrian mortar attack

A child was killed and nine injured Sunday when a bomb shell hit a mini school bus in a restive suburb of Syria`s capital city of Damascus, Xinhua reported.

In Syria, mortars kill 21 in Damascus refugee camp

The attack on Yarmouk camp came as the government battled rebel fighters in the nearby Damascus suburb of Tadamon on yesterday evening.

UN ceasefire call impactless, Syria violence kills 26

The UN call for all sides to respect a ceasefire was rendered impactless as the violence in Syria claimed 26 lives on Tuesday.