Al Shabaab claims deadly attack on Somalia’s parliamentSomali militant group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for a complex attack on parliament in Mogadishu Saturday, which killed at least seven people, including the attackers.
In The Papers
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
Nigeria: 'Thinking beyond Boko Haram'The day after the declaration of martial law in Thailand, reaction in the Thai press is that it will not succeed in turning the country around. One commentator says the move can &q...
Twin blasts kill scores in Nigeria market attackAt least 118 people were killed and dozens more seriously wounded after two car bombs detonated within minutes of each other on Tuesday, ripping through a bustling market in the ce...
Deadly blast ‘completely destroys’ Aleppo hotelA huge explosion rocked the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Thursday, completely destroying a luxury hotel used by government troops as a base and reportedly killing an unknown n...
Deadly Cairo bomb blasts target policeAn Egyptian police brigadier-general was killed during two blasts outside Cairo University on Wednesday, state television reported.
Deadly double explosions hit northeastern NigeriaTwo deadly explosions on Saturday rocked the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a stronghold of the radical Islamist Boko Haram group, residents said.
Pakistan bombs militant leader's hideout after declared ceasefirePakistan’s military said that it had bombed the hideout of militant leader Mullah Tamanchey on Sunday, killing five, only a day after the Taliban declared a one-month ceasefire to...
Deadly bomb attack rocks Bangkok amid protestsAt least two people have died, including a young boy, when a bomb went off in busy shopping district in Thailand’s capital Bangkok on Sunday, authorities have reported.
Dozens killed in fresh wave of Baghdad bombingsA wave of explosions rocked mainly Shiite neighbourhoods in Baghdad shortly after sunset on Monday, killing at least 24 people and wounding dozens more, officials said.
EGYPT - ISRAEL
Deadly blast hits Egypt tourist bus near Israeli borderAn explosion ripped through a tourist bus near a border crossing between Egypt and Israel on Sunday, killing at least three South Koreans and the Egyptian driver.
Egyptian policemen injured in Giza bombingsSeveral policemen were wounded in blasts on Friday near a police station in Giza, Egypt's third-largest city, according to the Egyptian Interior Ministry and security sources.
Dozens killed as bombs strike heart of BaghdadBombings in central Baghdad, including three near the heavily fortified Green Zone and the foreign ministry, killed at least 33 people Wednesday as the death toll from Iraq's...
Middle East Matters
MIDDLE EAST MATTERS