World Bulletin / News Desk
Israel killed two Palestinian security officials in the besieged Gaza Strip on Wednesday.
Officials with the Hamas group said the air strike on a vehicle after dark in the town of Rafah on Gaza's border with Egypt killed two officials in control of tunnels leading into Egyptian territory.
After initially saying three had been killed, Hamas later corrected the death toll to two and said the third man had been critically wounded.
The Israeli military confimed the attacks.
Hamas accused Israel of having assassinated security officers whose job it was to oversee tunnels used to bring goods to and from Gaza via Egypt.
Last week Israel also killed six Gazans.
Sources report that first pilot was killed by opposition forces who shot at him as he landed after ejecting from the plane
Turkish reports say incident happened in border area between Turkey's southern Hatay province and an area in northwest Syria populated by the Turkic-speaking Turkmen minority
Twin attacks target hotel housing judges tasked with overseeing Egypt’s parliamentary polls
Turkey has condemned the ruthless attacks by Russia and have sent a letter to the UN expressing grave concern about attacks in Bayirbucak Turkmen area in northwestern Syria
Iran calls for international investment as it seeks a greater share of the world's gas market
Russia and Iran have 'unity of views' on Syria, a spokesman for Kremlin says after President Putin held talks in Tehran with supreme leader Khamenei
To avoid crossing paths with Russian planes, France is coordinating with Moscow via the U.S. coalition headquarters in Qatar
Russian president is due to hold talks with supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani on the one-day visit
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirmed the army's advance, which it said had been backed by Russian warplanes and military helicopters
Russian missiles launched from the Caspian Sea have caused disruptions to air traffic in the Middle East.
Kerry has scheduled meetings with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and UAE Foreign Minister
At least 97 children are among those who have been killed by Russian strikes which began in late September
Turkey has expressed concern in recent days over Russian air raids in the area, fearing they are aimed at hitting Syrian opposition fighters and bolstering the Assad regime
'I have asked the attorney general to advance steps to revoke the citizenship of those who join ISIL,' PM Netanyahu says
David Cameron will lobby MPs personally this week as he outlines his plans for striking ISIL in Syria
Report notes Israel has range of nuke-warhead delivery systems, including ballistic missiles, nuclear-capable cruise missiles and aircraft