Iranian authorities have reportedly thwarted several planned bombings, in the country’s capital, Tehran, and other cities.
At least five members of a Kurdish separatist group have reportedly been killed by members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, in the country’s northwest.
Turkish warplanes have reportedly targeted Kurdish militants in the country’s restive southeastern region, killing at least 27 people.
A gardener has been killed, and at least two students wounded, following a bomb blast at a university, in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a.
An Iranian F-7 fighter jet has crashed during a training exercise, in the country’s central province, with mechanical failure the suspected cause of the accident.
Four soldiers from the Iranian army have been killed in Syria, just one week after Tehran announced the deployment of army commandos to the region.
At least five members of the Turkish security forces have been killed, following three bomb attacks, in the country’s restive southeast.
At least four people, three militants and a police officer, have been killed, following clashes, in the city of Diyarbakir, in southeastern Turkey.
At least 18 migrants have drowned, and a further 15 were rescued, after their boat sank off the coast of Turkey, on route to Greece.
A police colonel, and his aide, have been killed, after gunmen opened fire on their vehicle, in the southern Yemeni city of Aden.