Islamists suspected as Aden police colonel, four others gunned down

Jan 25, 2016

Islamists suspected as Aden police colonel, four others gunned down

Unidentified gunmen have killed a police officer and four others in Yemen’s Aden in a wave of attacks targeting security forces in the violence-plagued port city. Assailants on Sunday opened fire on a police vehicle carrying Col. Taha al-Sobeihi in Aden’s Mansura district, killing ...

Jan 11, 2016

Nusra Front rebels abduct Syrian media activist pair

Syria’s extremist Nusra Front group seized two prominent media activists in the country’s north on Sunday, shutting down their radio station and burning rebel flags in the process. The opposition radio station, Radio Fresh, said on its social media pages that Raed Fares and ...

European tourists stabbed in Egypt in stable condition

Jan 9, 2016

European tourists stabbed in Egypt in stable condition

An Egyptian hospital official says two Austrians and a Swede stabbed at an Egyptian Red Sea resort were only lightly wounded and are in stable condition. The official, who requested anonymity in line with regulations, identified the victims as Renata and Wilhelm Weisslein, both ...