Wednesday, July 30, 2014
As the Israeli military aggression against Gaza Strip entered its twenty third day, at least 115 Palestinians, including children and women, were killed early Tuesday, and around 220 were injured, bringing the death toll to at least 1231 and around 6720 injury cases.
Rescue teams recovered the body of Niveen al-Far from under the rubble of her house in al-Maghazi refugee camp in central Gaza, which was shelled at dawn and claimed the lives of three other Palestinians.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Dozens of people were killed and injured in a “terrorist attack” in China’s far western Xinjiang region, home to the mainly Muslim Uighur minority, state media reported Tuesday.
A knife-wielding gang attacked a police station and government offices in Shache county early Monday, the official Xinhua news agency said citing local police, and “dozens of Uighur and Han civilians were killed or injured”.
Abu Sayyaf gunmen attacked Filipino civilians traveling to celebrate the end of Ramadan with their families on Monday, killing 21, including at least six children, in a brazen road attack that was the bloodiest in recent years by the violent militant group, police and military officials said.
Eleven other civilians were wounded as the group traveled in two vans in a coastal village in Talipao town in predominantly Muslim Sulu province, where the militants have survived in jungle camps despite years of U.S.-backed Philippine military offensives.
Monday, July 28, 2014
The Syrian troops on Saturday recaptured a key natural gas field after intense battles with the militant group calling itself the Islamic State (IS) in the eastern part of Syria’s central Homs province, the Syrian army’s general command said in a statement.
The Syrian army, backed by the pro-government National Defense Forces, succeeded on Saturday in taking back the al-Shaer gas field after a “precise and qualitative” operation, during which the government troops eliminated large numbers of armed ” terrorists,” affiliated with the IS, said the statement.