Gunmen abduct 287 students in the latest school attack in Nigeria’s northwest, headteacher says

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Gunmen attacked a school in Nigeria’s northwest region on Thursday and abducted at least 287 students, its headteacher told authorities. This was the second mass kidnapping in the West African country in less than a week. Kidnappings of students from schools in northern Nigeria are common and have become a concern … Read more

Suspected Houthi rebel missile sets cargo ship ablaze. Israel intercepts separate attack near Eilat

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A suspected rocket attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels set a ship on fire in the Gulf of Aden on Thursday as Israel intercepted another Houthi attack near the port city of Eilat, authorities said. The attacks come as the rebels escalate their attacks Israel’s war against Hamas in the … Read more