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Iran Provincial Police Chief, Bodyguard Shot

The police commander of Iran's Fars province and his bodyguard were seriously wounded in an attack. The police commander ... Zolfaghari opened fire and the youths returned shots, wounding the two men, it said, adding that the police ...

19/05/2010 - 10:22 - comment 0

Iraq: Eight family members killed as provincial elections delayed

an old mine brought home by one of their children exploded inside their house, police said. The incident ... Ali Siwan, a police officer with the city's bomb disposal unit, told AFP .   One other ... the US-led invasion of 2003.   Meanwhile, Iraq on Thursday delayed its provincial elections due ...

17/05/2010 - 19:25 - comment 0

Syrian Army still Deployed after 12 Die in Provincial Clashes

residents attacked a police building to protest against the nomads' possession of weapons.  ...

19/05/2010 - 10:17 - comment 0

Scores killed and wounded in double bombing in Iraqi city

killed at least 17 people, four of them police, and injured 51, a police official said. "A car bomb exploded near the Anbar provincial government offices around 9:30 am (0630 GMT) followed about 15 minutes later by a suicide bombing," a police spokesman, Rahim Zebinem, told AFP . A suicide car ...

28/12/2010 - 16:41 - comment 0

Iraq's Shia south rocked by more bomb attacks

Muslim south, on Sunday, killing at least nine people, Reuters reports.  Three police sources told the news agency that nine people had died in the attack, while the head of the provincial security ... wounding two people, according to police. Iraq has been hit by a wave of sectarian violence in recent ...

17/03/2013 - 13:36 - comment 0

Two bomb blasts hit Egypt’s Nile Delta

provincial security chief Sameh El-Kilany said. A second blast took place on a parked public bus in  the ... last summer . Attacks by militant groups have mainly targeted the police and the military, killing ... tracks in the southern district of Belbeis, damaging the tracks, provincial security chief Sameh ...

10/10/2014 - 13:44 - comment 1

Militants in Iraq overrun Mosul government HQ

the provincial council,” he said. According to police and local authorities, the militants used cranes ... Al-Qaeda-affiliated militants have overrun the headquarters of the provincial government in Iraq’s northern city ... Governor of Mosul Atheel Nujaifi was trapped inside the building but managed to get out while police held ...

10/06/2014 - 11:06 - comment 0

Four Yemen soldiers killed by militants

of Mukalla, which is the provincial capital of Hadramawt, on Tuesday. The deadly assault left two other soldiers injured and the militants also broke into a nearby police station where they stripped officers ... to the port city of Mukalla, which is the provincial capital of ...

08/04/2014 - 10:30 - comment 0

Morsi tightens his grip, appoints seven Brotherhood officials

provincial governors on Sunday evening. Seven of them are members of the Muslim brotherhood Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi issued a decree Sunday evening appointing 17 new provincial governors. ... that at least nine other governorates will be run by military and police generals. The newly-appointed ...

17/06/2013 - 07:31 - comment 0

US transfers security control of Anbar to Iraqis

provinces.   Iraqi police said tens of thousands of Iraqi and US troops were on alert across the province in western Iraq. Majid al-Assafi, the provincial police chief, told AFP on Sunday that his ... morning. According to AFP , the ceremony at the provincial governate building of Ramadi, the provincial ...

17/05/2010 - 19:22 - comment 0