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Suicide bomber hits Saudi mosque

A suicide bomb attack on a mosque in Saudi Arabia has left 15 people dead. A senior Saudi official told the BBC the bombing targeted a mosque used by security forces in Abha, close to the Yemeni border. An attack on a Shia mosque in May was claimed by the …

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India gunmen attack bus before besieging police station

At least four people reportedly killed as unknown gunmen storm police station in Punjab state. Gunmen have fired at a bus station and entered police barracks on the outskirts of a northern town bordering Pakistan, reportedly killing at least four people. A police spokesman in the northern state of Punjab …

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Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian man in house raid

Father, 52, shot two times in the chest while trying to help his son who Israeli forces were attempting to arrest. Israeli forces have broken into a house and killed a 52-year-old Palestinian man in a village north of Hebron in the occupied West Bank. Falah Abu Maria was shot …

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Explosion hits Turkish town near Syrian border

At least ten people killed in town of Suruc after what one Kurdish source says was a suicide bombing. At least 10 people have been killed in an explosion at a cultural centre in the southeastern town of Suruc near Turkey’s border with Syria. Al Jazeera sources said Monday’s blast …

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Iraqi warplane accidentally bombs Baghdad

At least 12 casualties reported after plane drops bomb over east of city following a “technical” issue, officials said. An Iraqi warplane has accidentally dropped a bomb over a residential area of Baghdad after it experienced mechanical failure, according to the country’s defence ministry. Officials confirmed to Al Jazeera on …

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Western hostages killed in drone strike converted to Islam: Al-Qaeda

Al-Qaeda leadership on Saturday said that the US national Warren Weinstein and Italian national Lo Porto Giovanni , who were killed in January’s US drone strike near the Pak-Afghan border were ‘converted to Islam’ during their captivity. President Barack Obama regretted their deaths after taking responsibility for the accidental killings …

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Airline crew refuse to deport Afghan woman

The crew of an Austrian Airlines plane refused to deport an Afghan woman who is due to be returned to Bulgaria in accordance with the Dublin Regulation. 12 of Laila P’s supporters followed the police car she was being taken to the airport in and handed out flyers explaining why …

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China bans Ramadan fasting in mainly Muslim region

Civil servants, students and teachers prevented from fasting and restaurants ordered to remain open in Xinjiang region. China has banned civil servants, students and teachers in its mainly Muslim Xinjiang region from fasting during Ramadan and ordered restaurants to stay open. Most Muslims are required to fast from dawn to …

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Israeli soldiers run over and kill Palestinian man

Man dies after being struck by military vehicle, as army launches probe into video of soldiers beating Palestinian man. Israeli soldiers have killed a Palestinian man by running over him with their vehicle during clashes near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, authorities say. Abdallah Ghanaeim, 21, died on Sunday …

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