Coalition raids kill nine in central Yemen: medical sources, residents
DUBAI Arab coalition air strikes killed nine people in Houthi-controlled Ibb city in central Yemen late on Saturday, medical sources and residents in the area told Reuters.
MAIDUGURI Nigeria - Gunmen mounted on motorbikes killed at least 32 people in the northeastern Nigerian village of Gurmushi, a police source said on Thursday.
The attacked occurred along the Cameroon border area of Borno state, the heart of an insurgency by Boko Haram militants fighting for an Islamic state in religiously mixed Nigeria, on Wednesday afternoon.
On hearing of the attack, Abba Shuwa contacted his family who live in village, he told Reuters by telephone. They said many of the 32 dead had already been buried.
(Reporting by Lanre Ola; Writing by Tim Cocks, Editing by Angus MacSwan)
BAGHDAD A suicide bomber blew himself up in a commercial street of Baghdad on Sunday, killing seven and wounding 28, according to police sources.
AMMAN A gunman shot dead Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar on Sunday outside the court where he was to stand trial on charges of contempt of religion after sharing on social media a caricature seen as insulting Islam, state news agency Petra said.