An explosion that injured at least thirteen people on Friday at around 5.30 p.m. in a pedestrian street in Lyon was probably caused by a trapped package containing screws and bolts, according to a judicial source. “We are indeed moving towards a trapped package,” a prosecutor’s spokeswoman told AFP, confirming information from the local press….

A prominent imam and a worshipper were killed on Friday in a bomb attack in a Kabul mosque that also injured 16 others, the authorities said. “Around 13:20, an explosion occurred inside the Al-Taqwa mosque in the eastern suburbs of Kabul,” said Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi in a statement. The Sunni imam of the…

At least two people were killed and 25 others, including two children, were injured when an explosion ripped through a mosque in Quetta’s Pashtunabad area on Friday. Police sources informed Radio Pakistan that an improvised explosive device (IED) was planted near the mosque’s pulpit. Rescue services reached the site of the incident and shifted the…

Air raids by the Syrian regime killed eight civilians on Thursday, May 23, in the last major jihadist stronghold in northwestern Syria, where clashes continue on the ground between pro-government forces and fighters from the former al-Qaeda branch, according to one NGO. On Tuesday night, strikes had already killed 23 civilians, including 12 killed by…

Although officials in Baghdad say Daesh’s presence in the country has been largely eradicated, the group continues to carry out sporadic attacks in Iraq’s Nineveh, Kirkuk, Diyala, Saladin and Anbar provinces. 13 mortar shells fall on Kanaan City in Diyala Province The Security Media Cell announced, on Thursday, that 13 mortar shells fell, south of…

Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi group said today it had carried out another drone attack on Najran airport in south-western Saudi Arabia near the Yemeni border. “Houthis’ Qasef K2 combat drones hit Saudi Arabia’s Najran Regional Airport for the second time in 24 hours,” a military source told the group’s Lebanon-based Al-Masirah. The source added that the…

An Italian man held hostage in Syria for almost three years has been freed, the Italian prime minister’s office said in a statement on Wednesday. The statement said Italian intelligence, police and the foreign ministry had worked together to secure the release of Alessandro Sandrini — a 32-year-old from the northern city of Brescia. Sandrini…