Who is Jaish al-Adl, the Sunni group that Iran targeted in an airstrike on Pakistani soil?

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iran’s airstrike targeting an alleged outlawed separatist group in the Pakistani border province of Baluchistan has jeopardized relations between the two neighbors and potentially raised tensions in a region already roiled by Israel’s war on Hamas in the Gaza Strip. The South Asian country recalled its ambassador to Iran on Wednesday in … Read more

Yemen’s Houthi rebels attack a US-owned ship in the Gulf of Aden with bomb-carrying drone

JERUSALEM (AP) — A U.S.-owned ship in the Gulf of Aden came under attack Wednesday from a bomb-carrying drone launched by Yemen’s Houthi rebels, officials said. The attack on the Genco Picardy represented the second in recent days targeting vessels directly linked to America after U.S.-led strikes targeting the Houthis. It also underlined the risks … Read more

A prosecutor investigating a TV studio attack in Ecuador has been shot dead in Guayaquil

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A prosecutor investigating a dramatic attack on the set of a public television channel last week was shot to death Wednesday in Guayaquil, the most dangerous city in Ecuador. Prosecutor César Suárez, who had carried out other high-profile investigations in the past, was shot while driving a vehicle, Attorney General Diana … Read more

US bars ex-Guatemala President Alejandro Giammattei from entry 3 days after he left office

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The U.S. State Department barred former Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei from entering the United States, accusing him Wednesday of “significant corruption” three days after he left office. The Biden administration had become increasingly critical of Giammattei’s administration as Guatemalan prosecutors sought to head off Sunday’s inauguration of new President Bernardo Arévalo, … Read more