In retaliation to mortar rounds fired at Israel from Gaza, Israeli aircraft have hit five Hamas targets, but no injuries have been reported.
Nine of 31 injured passengers required hospital treatment after an Etihad flight hit turbulence before landing in Jakarta.
Police in Afghanistan have arrested eight staff members from the Jalalabad office of the Zardozi charity run by kidnapped Australian woman Kerry Jane Wilson.
An Israeli man has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering a Palestinian teenager in a crime that helped spark the 2014 Gaza war.
A Syrian hospital has been heavily damaged in the latest violence in Aleppo, with rebel attacks killing 19 people.
Dozens of people, including civilians, have died in fierce fighting between government and rebel forces in western Aleppo in Syria.
Syria's state-run news channel said three women were killed and 17 more people wounded in an insurgents' attack on an Aleppo hospital.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says the Korean Peninsula and the Middle East should be free of weapons of mass destruction.
The US and Russia are trying to get a ceasefire in Syria back on track after it unravelled in recent days.
Inmates in a Syrian prison have reportedly seized guards as they protested a planned transfer of prisoners to a military prison.
The largest of three blasts, from a parked car bomb in the Saydiya district of southern Baghdad, has killed 11 and wounded 30, sources said.
Dual Syrian-Australian Mark Eddie Maximus has been arrested by Lebanese military intelligence over suspected terrorism in Tripoli.
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Two journalists working for an opposition website have been arrested by Egyptian police, the journalists' union says.
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