- Pak offsets Lakhvi detention suspension, arrests him for abduction
ISLAMABAD: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist and 26/11 plotter Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi was arrested on Tuesday in an unrelated case a day after a local court suspended his preventive detention.
- Suicide car bomb targets Libya parliament
A suicide bomber detonated his car outside the headquarters of the internationally recognized Libyan parliament in the eastern city of Tobruk on Tuesday, Al Arabiya News Channel reported.
- US air strike ‘kills militant boss’
A US air strike has killed the intelligence chief of the al-Shabab terror group, according to Somalia’s intelligence service.
- Bahraini Shia leader charged for ‘regime change’
Bahraini prosecutors have charged the leader of the country’s main opposition party, al-Wefaq, with a bid to change the ruling Al Khalifa regime in the Persian Gulf kingdom.
- Militants shell residential area in Aleppo
More civilians are killed in attacks by foreign-backed militants in Syria, as militants shell a residential area in the northwestern city of Aleppo.
- Nearly quarter million displaced over Malaysian floods
At least 10 people have been killed and nearly a quarter of a million displaced from their homes as more bad weather is forecast to add to Malaysia’s worst flooding in three decades.
- ISIL threatens to kill Lebanon hostages unless Beirut frees leader’s ex-wife
The ISIL terrorists have threatened to execute Lebanese soldiers in their captivity unless Beirut fulfills their demands regarding the release of the ISIL leader’s ex-wife.
- Boko Haram kills 15 near Chibok
Fifteen people have been killed following an attack on a remote town near the abducted schoolgirls’ town of Chibok, south of Borno State by Boko Haram fighters.
- 25 Brotherhood members sentenced to life
An Egyptian court has sentenced 25 Muslim Brotherhood members and supporters to life imprisonment for torching a police station in the country’s northern Sharqiya Governorate.
- Searchers resume hunt for bodies from AirAsia jet
A massive hunt for the 162 victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 resumed in the Java Sea on Wednesday. The search will focus on the area of the aqua-colored waters where the first bodies and debris were located a day earlier.