Gaza Palestinians: Hamas kills three ‘collaborators’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The three suspects were brought to court on Sunday Three men accused over the killing of a leader of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas have been put to death by the group in the Gaza Strip. One was accused of killing Mazen Fuqaha while the other two were accused of […]

Pigeon ‘caught with backpack of drugs’

Image copyright Al-Rai Image caption The drugs are believed to be ketamine, an anaesthetic also used as an illegal party drug Customs officials in Kuwait have apprehended a pigeon carrying drugs in a miniature backpack, Kuwaiti newspaper al-Rai reports. A total of 178 pills were found in the fabric pocket attached to its back, the […]

US air strike on IS killed 105 civilians in Iraq’s Mosul

Image copyright AFP Image caption This photo taken on 26 March shows houses destroyed in the area The United States has admitted that at least 105 Iraqi civilians were killed in an air strike it carried out in Mosul in March. US Central Command (CentCom) said it had targeted two snipers from so-called Islamic State […]

Egypt hits ‘jihadist camps’ after attack on Coptic Christians

Image copyright EPA Image caption The funeral of some victims killed in the attack took place later in the day Egyptian forces have struck “terrorist training camps” in retaliation for an attack on Coptic Christians, President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has said. State media say six strikes hit the town of Derna in neighbouring Libya. Gunmen […]

Gaza Palestinians: Hamas kills three ‘collaborators’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The three suspects were brought to court on Sunday Three men accused over the killing of a leader of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas have been put to death by the group in the Gaza Strip. One was accused of killing Mazen Fuqaha while the other two were accused of […]

Pigeon ‘caught with backpack of drugs’

Image copyright Al-Rai Image caption The drugs are believed to be ketamine, an anaesthetic also used as an illegal party drug Customs officials in Kuwait have apprehended a pigeon carrying drugs in a miniature backpack, Kuwaiti newspaper al-Rai reports. A total of 178 pills were found in the fabric pocket attached to its back, the […]

US air strike on IS killed 105 civilians in Iraq’s Mosul

Image copyright AFP Image caption This photo taken on 26 March shows houses destroyed in the area The United States has admitted that at least 105 Iraqi civilians were killed in an air strike it carried out in Mosul in March. US Central Command (CentCom) said it had targeted two snipers from so-called Islamic State […]

Egypt Coptic Christians killed in bus attack

Image copyright EPA Image caption Copts make up about 10% of Egypt’s population of 92 million Gunmen have attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt, killing at least 26 people and wounding 25 others, state media report. The bus was heading towards the Monastery of St Samuel the Confessor in Minya province, 220km […]

Gaza Palestinians: Hamas kills three ‘collaborators’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The three suspects were brought to court on Sunday Three men accused over the killing of a leader of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas have been put to death by the group in the Gaza Strip. One was accused of killing Mazen Fuqaha while the other two were accused of […]

Pigeon ‘caught with backpack of drugs’

Image copyright Al-Rai Image caption The drugs are believed to be ketamine, an anaesthetic also used as an illegal party drug Customs officials in Kuwait have apprehended a pigeon carrying drugs in a miniature backpack, Kuwaiti newspaper al-Rai reports. A total of 178 pills were found in the fabric pocket attached to its back, the […]