The Assad regime has put advanced surface-to-surface Tishreen missiles on standby with orders to hit Tel Aviv should Israel launch another airstrike. The missiles are extremely accurate and can cause serious harm.
Lebanese Hezbollah militants attacked a Syrian rebel-held town alongside Syrian troops on Sunday and Israel threatened more attacks on Syria to rein the militia in, highlighting the risks of a wider regional conflict if planned peace talks fail.
North Korea fired its fourth short-range missile in the past two days into waters off its east coast, despite calls for restraint from South Korea and other countries in the region, as well as the United Nations.
Zahra Shahid, 60, was shot twice in the head, outside her home in Karachi by two men on motorcycle. Her party's leader blamed Shahid's killing on the Muttahida Quami Movement, the same party he accused of vote rigging in the May 11 election.