At least three militants, and one soldier, have been killed, following clashes between Islamists and Tunisian troops, in central Tunisia, near the Algerian border.
At least two Tunisian soldiers have been killed, following clashes with Islamist militants, in Tunisia’s mountainous border region, near Algeria.
A policeman has been killed, following a ‘terrorist blast’ in a Shi’ite village, in Bahrain, one of a growing number of attacks in the country.
At least one person has been killed, following a bomb blast in Cairo, near the front gates of the Italian consulate, raising fears that Islamists could begin to target foreigners.
At least seventeen people have been killed in clashes, between Iraqi government forces and Islamic State militants, near Iraq’s Baiji oil refinery.
At least four people have been shot dead by Houthi gunmen and soldiers during an anti-Houthi protest in central Yemen.
Yemen’s rebel Houthi group has declared that it is to takeover the country’s government and dissolving parliament, having held the capital city Sana’a since September.
Police have shot dead a woman in Tahrir Square, in Egypt’s capital city of Cairo, while carrying flowers to commemorate fallen demonstrators during the Arab Spring revolution.
[Opinion] Despite an ongoing fight in the Middle East against the Islamic State, some countries in the region are demonstrating more of an interest in their own agendas than the security of the region.