Palestine, Israel
Palestine, Israel

RIYADH — A Saudi police officer was shot dead in the capital city of Riyadh in an attack claimed by the Islamic State militant group, Al Arabiya News reported on Tuesday.

The police colonel was working as head of the criminal investigation department in a district in western Riyadh and was shot on the highway, the Saudi Interior Ministry’s spokesperson was quoted as saying. (Saudi-Police-Shooting)
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Palestine, Israel
Palestine, Israel
RAMALLAH — Israeli forces on Tuesday arrested 25 Palestinians in the West Bank and East Jerusalem while Jewish settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, Palestinian sources said.

The sources added that among the arrested are Islamic Hamas Movement leaders Nazeeh Abu Oun, 55, from Hebron, and Adnan Al-Husary, 53, from Tulkarem, in addition to three members of one family from Ramallah accused of plotting against Israelis two months ago. (Israel-Palestanians-Arrests)
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ANKARA — A police officer was killed and four others injured on Tuesday in a rocket attack by Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in southeastern Turkish province of Sirnak, Anadolu Agency reported.

The PKK militants targeted an armored vehicle with rockets in the district of Silopi in Sirnak province, the report said, adding that one policeman was killed and four others were injured. (Turkey-PKK-Clash)
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YEREVAN/BAKU — The Armenian and Azerbaijani Defense Ministries both confirmed Tuesday that an agreement on ceasefire in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region is currently being prepared. (Nagorno-Karabakh-Ceasefire)
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ISLAMABAD — At least two people were killed and eight others injured when a passenger train came under fire in Pakistan’s southwest Sibi district on Tuesday, local media reported.

Urdu TV channel Samaa said unidentified militants fired three rockets at the train when it was passing by Bakhtiarabad area of Sibi, a district in the country’s southwest Balochistan province. (Pakistan-Train-Attack) Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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