Damascus: At least one policeman was killed after a car bomb rocked police headquarters in the Syrian capital Damascus on Sunday, prompting fears that the al-Qaeda affiliates have gained ground in Syria ultimately increasing their power.
Jerusalem: Two Palestinian militants and eight bystanders were injured on Sunday when as Israeli aircraft fired a missile in the southern Gaza strip near the town of Rafah which borders Egypt’s Sinai peninsula.
Kuwait: Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah issued a decree on Sunday dissolving parliament, state television reported.
Khartoum: A Sudanese military plane crashed in a rural area west of the capital Khartoum on Sunday, killing some of the 20 armed forces personnel on board and injuring others, the army said.
New York: A US judge ordered that radical Islamist preacher Abu Hamza, described by the US government as an Al-Qaeda mastermind, be kept in detention after a brief court hearing Saturday.
Tehran: Iran’s Intelligence Ministry has launched a website (vaja.ir) on Saturday for the first time, encouraging Iranians to contact the ministry if they have information.
Jerusalem: An unknown an unarmed drone has been shot down by the Israeli air force on Saturday after, according to an army spokesman, it entered Israel’s airspace from Mediterranean Sea in open areas in the northern Negev.
New York: Radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza and two other terror suspects extradited from Britain have arrived in the United States, CNN television reported early Saturday, citing unnamed US officials.
Vatican City: Pope Benedict XVI’s former butler Paolo Gabriele was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Saturday for stealing secret documents from the Vatican that revealed fraud and intrigue in the tiny state.
Vienna: Fascinated by contraception, chimneysweeps, or magic boxes? Vienna has a museum for you. The city may be better known for its grand art collections, but it is filled with quirky or downright bizarre establishments, and Museum Night is their chance to shine. Far off the beaten track, in a grey residential area, stands Vienna’s…