Google News - BAGHDAD: US and Iraqi forces killed 26 insurgents linked to "Iranian terror networks" and detained another 17 in pre-dawn raids in the Shiite bastion of Sadr City in Baghdad, according to the US military.
Reuters - TEHRAN, June 27 (Reuters) - Angry Iranian motorists queued for gasoline for hours on Wednesday after the world's fourth-largest oil exporter imposed fuel rationing, sparking chaotic scenes and the torching of at least two pump stations.
One Iranian news agency, Fars, said 12 gasoline stations were set ablaze in Tehran after the government's announcement late on Tuesday, but only two could be independently confirmed.
Some drivers had scuffled while waiting to fill up their tanks before the rationing started at midnight. Others openly criticised President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's government, which came to power vowing to share out Iran's oil wealth more fairly.
"We are swimming in oil and all they do is just put pressure on people," said taxi driver Hasan Mohammadi.
Middle East News - Gaza City - Israel sent ground troops into southern and northern Gaza Wednesday, sparking the heaviest fighting since Hamas seized full control of the Strip two weeks ago, in which Palestinian medical officials said at least 11 militants and a 12-year-old boy were killed.
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.