Posts Tagged ‘security officials’

Russia accuses US of ‘justifying terror’ in Syria

July 25th, 2012 Comments off

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has rebuked the West for taking sides in the Syrian uprisingRussia on Wednesday lashed out at the United States for backing the armed opposition to the Syrian regime, saying Washington's failure to condemn the July 18 blast that killed top security officials meant it was justifying terror.

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Iraq: Blast kills 6 security officials

July 24th, 2012 Comments off

Children gather at the scene of a bomb attack in Madain, about 15 miles (25 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, July 23, 2012. An onslaught of bombings and shootings killed scores of people across Iraq on Monday, in the nation’s deadliest day so far this year. The attacks come days after the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq declared a new offensive seeking to re-assert its might in the security vacuum left by the departing Americans. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)Iraqi police say an explosives-rigged motorcycle killed six Kurdish intelligence officials when it blew up near them in a town in the country's north.

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Two Palestinians die in clashes with Lebanon army: officials

June 19th, 2012 Comments off

A Palestinian refugee from the Ain al-Helweh camp burns tiresTwo Palestinians were killed on Monday in clashes with the army at refugee camps in Lebanon that also left several people wounded, including soldiers, security officials said.

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Health of Egypt’s Mubarak deteriorates further

June 11th, 2012 Comments off

FILE - In this June 2, 2012 file photo, Egypt's ex-President Hosni Mubarak lies on a gurney inside a barred cage in the police academy courthouse in Cairo, during a hearing in which he was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the killing of protesters during the revolution in the spring of 2011. An Egyptian security official says Mubarak has been slipping in and out of consciousness, more than a week after he was transferred to a hospital inside a Cairo prison to serve his life sentence. The official says Mubarak's wife, former first lady Suzanne Mubarak, and her two daughters-in-law were visiting him in prison Sunday, June 10, 2012, after rumors circulated that he had died. (AP Photo, File)CAIRO – Hosni Mubarak's health deteriorated further on Monday with the ousted president slipping in and out of consciousness and being feed liquids intravenously, Egyptian security officials said.

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Car rigged with explosives kills 2 in Yemen

June 7th, 2012 Comments off

Yemeni security officials say two civilians were killed and a third was wounded when their car, rigged by al-Qaida militants, exploded in the southern port city of Aden.
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Kuwait warns against wearing bikinis on beaches

June 3rd, 2012 Comments off

Kuwait security officials have warned that wearing bikinis at public beaches is an act of indecency.
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Pro and anti-Syrian groups clash in north Lebanon

June 2nd, 2012 Comments off

Security officials say clashes between pro and anti-Syrian groups in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli have killed at least one person and wounded five.
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Bulgarian envoy escapes Yemen kidnap attempt

May 13th, 2012 Comments off

More than 200 people have been abducted in Yemen over the past 15 yearsBulgaria’s ambassador to Yemen escaped a kidnap attempt while he was driving through Sanaa in a diplomatic car, security officials said on Sunday.

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Yemen: Airstrike kills 5 al-Qaida militants

May 10th, 2012 Comments off

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 file photo, Yemeni armed tribesmen stand guard in front of Ameriyah religious school which was seized by al-Qaida militant in Radda town, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of the capital Sanaa, Yemen. After years of stalling under its now-ousted leader, Yemen is finally showing resolve in the fight against al-Qaida, aided by the United States, which just scored an intelligence coup by breaking up a new bomb plot there. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)Yemeni security officials say an airstrike has killed five al-Qaida militants in the country’s south.

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Gunfire along Syrian border kills journalist

April 9th, 2012 Comments off

Security officials says a Lebanese journalist has been killed by gunfire along the Lebanese-Syrian border.

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