TEHRAN — Iran’s Judiciary on Sunday confirmed the execution of Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri on espionage charges, state IRIB TV reported.
“This person had access to the classified information of the establishment and had availed them to the enemy,” Iran’s Judiciary Spokesman Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Ejei told reporters. (Iran-Hang)
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ADEN, Yemen — About 10 pro-government soldiers were killed and more than 18 others injured when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive-laden car among anti-terror army reinforcements in Yemen’s southern province of Lahj on Sunday, a security official told Xinhua.
No group has so far claimed the attack, after which the soldiers also clashed with a group of masked assailants when they launched an armed attack, the local security source said on condition of anonymity. (Yemen-Anti-terror)
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TIKRIT, Iraq — Ten security members were killed and seven others injured Sunday as three Islamic State (IS) suicide bombers attacked the troops’ posts in a northern Iraqi village, a security source told Xinhua.
The three suicide bombers opened fire against security forces in a village close to the militant-controled town of Qayyara, 50 km north of the IS major stronghold in Mosul, sparking heavy armed clashes with troops before detonating their vests, the source said on condition of anonymity. (Iraq-attack)
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ANKARA — One Turkish soldier was killed and four others were wounded in an attack by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in southeastern Turkish province of Siirt early on Sunday, Hurriyet News reported.
Clashes erupted between PKK militants and soldiers during a security operation in the Eruh district of Siirt. The wounded soldiers were taken to Siirt State Hospital by the soldiers sent as reinforcements. (Turkey-PKK) Enditem
Source: Xinhua/News Ghana