Palestinian Islamic Jihad, the group targeted by Israel in Gaza
Israeli officials say the new air strikes have targeted Palestinian Islamic Jihad, which rejects any compromises with Israel unlike their other rival Hamas
Israeli strikes hit Iranian targets near Russia's Mediterranean bases
It launched a series of strikes near the ancestral home region of Syrian President Bashar al Assad on the Mediterranean coast
7 hurt in gun attack on Jewish worshippers' bus in Jerusalem
Israeli authorities and witnesses described the incident as a suspected Palestinian attack
Iran's hardline newspapers praise Salman Rushdie's attacker
'The hand of the man who tore the neck of God's enemy must be kissed', hardline Kayhan newspaper wrote
Events following Iran's fatwa against author Salman Rushdie
Iran's Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini deemed Rushdie's 1988 novel, 'The Satanic Verses' , blasphemous to Islam and issued the death edict - or fatwa
Saudi terrorism suspect blows himself up in Jeddah
He was wanted in connection with a 2015 bombing that killed four Bangladeshis in the kingdom
In Gaza, denial and doubt over misfiring rocket claims
In the Jabalya refugee camp in northern Gaza, damaged cars and buildings left little doubt of the force of the blasts that hit the area for the first time on Saturday, when many people were outside
4 die in clashes between Israeli forces, Palestinian gunmen
Palestinian health officials confirm the deaths and say 40 others were injured
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