Official: Taliban Attacks Leave Police Officers Dead

An Afghan official says at least nine police officers have been killed in separate attacks by Taliban insurgents on police checkpoints in eastern Ghazni province. Arif Noori, spokesman for the provincial governor, says two police checkpoints came under attack by Taliban fighters in the early hours Saturday, also wounding two police. He said six insurgents …

12 Suspected Militants Killed in Egypt

Egypt’s state news agency MENA says security forces have killed 12 armed militants in the country’s western desert. No police were killed in the incident Friday. MENA reported that an anonymous security source said, “Security forces dealt a severe blow to the terrorist elements in revenge for the blood of the men who were martyred …