Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah accused radical Sunni Islamists on Friday of being behind a car bomb that killed 24 people in Beirut and vowed that the attack would redouble his group's commitment to its military campaign in Syria.
Car bombs ripped through busy streets and markets in Iraq on Monday, killing at least 60 people in predominantly Shi'ite areas in some of the deadliest violence since Sunni insurgents stepped up attacks this year.
Ten car bombs exploded across the Iraqi capital on Monday, killing nearly 40 people in markets and garages on the evening of a Shi'ite Muslim celebration, police and medical sources said.
A car bomb and two other explosives went off at the main gate of the Syrian Interior Ministry in Damascus on Wednesday, causing some deaths, state television said.
The Israeli army began moving infantry units to the south and calling up reservists in preparation for a further escalation of hostilities with Hamas after an Israeli airstrike killed Hamas' military chief in the strip.
Three suicide car bombs and a mortar barrage ripped through a government-controlled district of central Aleppo housing a military officers' club on Wednesday, killing 48 people according to activists.
One person was killed when a car exploded in the eastern Sudanese city of Port Sudan on Tuesday in what the government said resembled a blast last year that it blamed on an Israeli missile strike.
India has issued arrest warrants for three Iranians in connection with a bomb attack on an Israeli Embassy car.
The journalist arrested in connection with an attack on an Israeli Embassy car in New Delhi reportedly was in touch with an Iranian intelligence officer and visited Iran before the attack.
The Israeli diplomat's wife wounded in a bomb attack in New Delhi returned to Israel. Israel Radio reported Friday afternoon that Tal Yehoshua-Koren returned to Israel in an ambulance plane, after her condition was judged improved enough to travel.
Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah denied Israeli accusations on Thursday that his group was behind bombers who attacked Israeli missions in India and Georgia this week.
Thai investigators believe they have found a link between this week's bomb blasts in Bangkok and New Delhi, a senior security official said Wednesday, two of three attacks Israel has blamed on Iran.
The Israeli diplomat's wife wounded in a car bomb attack in New Delhi is in stable condition following surgery to remove shrapnel.
Iran and Israel appear to be locked in an assassination contest. Israeli leaders blamed Iran for two assassination attempts — in Tbilisi, Georgia, on Feb. 12, and in New Delhi, India, on Feb. 13. The bomb in Tbilisi was disabled before it could be activated, and the attack in India wounded the wife of an Israeli diplomat and her driver.
The Obama administration condemned an attack in Tehran that killed a nuclear scientist, and Iran threatened Israel with revenge.