• Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque in Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi security forces said Saturday.

  • Bombing in southwest Pakistan kills at least 2, wounds 10

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — At least 40 people were killed and nearly 100 wounded Friday in four separate bomb and gun attacks in three major Pakistani cities, officials said.

  • The Latest: Death toll rises to 29 in Afghanistan bombing

    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan following the suicide car bombing in Helmand province (all times local):