Tag: insurgency

AP

More Bombs in Bangkok, As Police Hunt For Perpetrators of Deadly Shrine Attack

As Thai authorities desperately hunt for the terrorists behind the horrible bomb attack on the Erawan shrine in Bangkok, which has killed at least 22 people and wounded over a hundred others, the police have reportedly discovered and deactivated at least two more bombs, while a third explosive device was thrown by an unknown assailant onto a bridge crowded with pedestrian traffic.

Reuters

At Least 40 Casualties Reported In Yemen Refugee Camp Bombing

Reuters reports at least 40 people were killed and 200 more wounded in an errant attack against a camp for “displaced people” in northern Yemen on Monday. Houthi insurgents claim this was collateral damage from an air attack on their positions by the Saudi-led international coalition seeking to restore the government of deposed President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi.

Iran’s Sphere of Influence Grows: Houthis Dissolve Yemeni Parliament

Yemen’s Shiite Houthi rebels announced today that they have dissolved the Yemeni parliament and installed their own “transitional national council of 551 members” plus a five-member “presidential council” to rule the country for at least two years, as reported by CBS News. A new national constitution is to be drafted by the revolutionary government.