At least 12 people have been killed, reportedly following a suicide bombing, and gun battle, in western Yemen.
Clashes between Arabs and Berbers in a desert town in Algeria has killed at least 18 people, as well as burned down several businesses and homes.
Malian army troops have reportedly killed five gunmen in clashes with an armed militant group in the country’s central Mopti region.
An Arab municipal worker has been stabbed by a man in the Israeli city of Herzliya, with witnesses saying the assailant shouted ‘death to Arabs’ as he attacked the worker.
At least 100 men, including nine boys, have been kidnapped by Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, according to an influential sheikh in the region.