Car bombs struck two small villages in the central Syrian province of Hama on Friday, killing 18 people, including 11 children, state-run television said, the latest in relentless daily violence that is ravaging Syria.
The death toll from a car bomb that exploded on a busy road in Nigeria’s capital rose to 19 overnight, police said Friday from the city that within days hosts an international conference.
Authorities in Bahrain say an apparent car bombing has killed two people and wounded one west of the capital, Manama.
A suicide bomber in a car blew himself up at a checkpoint near a government-controlled town in central Syria early Saturday, killing at least six soldiers, activists said.
A senior police officer was gravely wounded in an overnight bombing in Libya’s restive second city of Benghazi, a security official told AFP on Saturday.