A Saudi soldier died in a gunbattle with militants in the western Taif region outside Makkah on Sunday, state news agency SPA said.
Two assailants opened fire on a police station before retreating to the mountain village of Thaqee
Unidentified assailants shot dead a Saudi Arabian soldier in the kingdom's eastern district of Qatif, the official SPA news agency quoted a police spokesperson as saying on Wednesday.
Sami Mouawad Awadallah Al Harbi came under
Five hundred Al Qaeda militants and 40 soldiers have been killed since the military launched an offensive against the group in April, the army said on Thursday.
Yemen's military mounted a campaign in the so
An US soldier with mental health issues shot dead three people and injured at least 16 on Wednesday before taking his own life at an Army base in Fort Hood, Texas, the site of another deadly rampage in 2009, US military officials said.
Gunmen killed five Egyptian soldiers near the Suez Canal city of Ismailia on Monday, security sources said, in a series of attacks that highlight growing insecurity since the army ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi.
In an int
Gaza's Hamas Islamist rulers released captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit on Tuesday in return for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners, a Hamas military source said, in a deal ending a saga that has gripped Israel for five years.
A US Army soldier arrested with suspected bomb-making materials near Fort Hood, Texas, was hatching a "terror plot" to attack military personnel, police said.
Naser Jason Abdo, 21, was arrested on Wednesday after materials that authorities