Russia probes metro bomber as dead mourned

Apr 5, 2017

Russia probes metro bomber as dead mourned

Russia on Wednesday probed the potential motives of the alleged bomber behind a blast in the St. Petersburg metro that killed 14 people, as the grieving city mourned its dead. Investigators have identified the attacker as 22-year-old Akbarzhon Dzhalilov, believed to be a Russian ...

Yemen Islamists blow up famed 16-century mosque in Taiz

Aug 1, 2016

Yemen Islamists blow up famed 16-century mosque in Taiz

Sunni Islamist radicals in Yemen have blown up a 16th century mosque housing the shrine of a revered Sufi scholar in the city of Taiz, a local official said Sunday. Gunmen led by a Salafist local chief known as Abu al-Abbas blew up the ...