- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 03 08:36 AM
BEIRUT (AP) — A bomb exploded inside a mosque in an opposition-held suburb of Damascus on Friday killing a Sunni Muslim cleric, Syria's state TV reported.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsJul 02 09:28 AM
Canadian authorities are investigating a series of false bomb threats against domestic flights over the past week, the nation's number two airline said on Thursday. "This week's false threats are all criminal investigations, and we will support investigators as they seek out those responsible," said WestJet, the target of most of the incidents, on its Twitter account. In the latest hoax bomb ...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJul 02 12:06 PM
A car bomb exploded near a mosque in the downtown area of the Yemeni capital on Thursday, wounding two people, police said. The bomb went off close to the central bank after evening prayers, when the road was largely empty of passers-by, a police source told Reuters. Earlier, witnesses said a blast occurred near the headquarters of the central bank but the target was the nearby mosque.
- Toronto StarJul 03 05:56 AM
WestJet has been hit with five bomb threats and AirCanada with one in less than a week. It costs tens of thousands of dollars every single time.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJul 02 07:55 AM
A bomb was found in Red Star Belgrade's stadium ahead of their Europa league qualifying game against Kazakh side Kairat Almaty on Thursday, Serbian police said. "During a routine counter-diversion scrutiny, a rusty hand grenade was found on the rooftop above the north-eastern tier of the Rajko Mitic stadium," the Balkan country's interior ministry said on its website (www.mup.gov.rs). Red Star ...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJun 29 01:46 PM
CAIRO (AP) — A car bomb killed Egypt's chief prosecutor Monday in the country's first assassination of a senior official in 25 years, marking what could be an escalation in a campaign by Islamic militants toward targeting leaders of a crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsJun 30 02:56 AM
A suicide truck bomb in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday killed two civilians and wounded more than 40, officials said, in the latest attack since the Taliban began their annual offensive. The attacker detonated a lorry loaded with explosives at the gate of the police headquarters in Lashkar Gah, the capital of volatile Helmand province. Afghan troops and police are battling the Taliban in the ...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJun 29 10:46 AM
By Ahmed Hassan and Omar Fahmy CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's top public prosecutor was killed by a car bomb attack on his convoy on Monday, the most senior state official to die at the hands of militants since the toppling of an Islamist president two years ago. Security sources said a bomb in a parked car was remotely detonated as Hisham Barakat's motorcade left his home, after saying earlier a car...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 02 09:38 AM
WestJet says it will not speculate why the airline has received four false bomb threats in five days, forcing flight diversions. Spokeswoman Brie Ogle said Thursday that while the airline can understand ...
- Huffington Post CanadaJul 03 05:53 AM
It's been a frustrating week for WestJet and many of its passengers. In recent days, five of the Calgary-based airline's planes were targeted by hoax threats, the latest on Thursday night on a flight from Las Vegas to Victoria. No explosives were found on any of the aircraft. While the immediate operational costs to WestJet (and local law enforcement) are considerable, the unsettling spate of ...
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