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Truck slams into Mexico pilgrim procession; 24 dead

Jul 31, 2015

Truck slams into Mexico pilgrim procession; 24 dead

At least 24 people, including four children, were killed when a truck plowed into pilgrims after its brakes failed in Mexico, authorities said Thursday as the driver fled the scene of the tragedy. More than 20 other people were injured following Wednesday afternoon’s accident ...

Al-Qaida executes six Houthis captured north of Aden

Jul 31, 2015

Al-Qaida executes six Houthis captured north of Aden

Al-Qaida fighters have publicly shot to death six Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, in a town north of Aden, Yemeni security officials and witnesses said Thursday. The witnesses, speaking on condition of anonymity for fear of retribution, said al-Qaida made the captured Houthi fighters, ...

Nigeria forces free 59 women, children held by Boko Haram

Jul 31, 2015

Nigeria forces free 59 women, children held by Boko Haram

Nigeria’s army said Thursday it had set free 59 people held by Boko Haram, among them 29 women and 25 children, amid an ongoing offensive against the Islamist group in the country’s restive northeast. The hostages were freed as the military stormed two jihadi ...