4 Saudi forces killed in Medina blast

Saudi security personel gather at the site of the suicide attack near the security headquarters of the Prophet Mosque. AFP

These are some of the headlines we are tracking for you in this edition of Press TV's Top 5:

  • In Saudi Arabia, 4 security guards are killed in a bomb blast near the Prophet Muhammad’s Mosque in the holy city of Medina, following other explosions in the cities of Qatif and Jeddah.
  • Iraq executes five convicted terrorists a day after a bombing by Daesh left more than two-hundred people dead in the capital Baghdad.
  • Daesh Takfiri terrorists who had planned a series of bombings in Iran tell about their terror plots which were foiled by Iranian security forces.
  • The U-N chief denounces Israel’s decision to expand settlements in the occupied West Bank, calling them illegal under international law.
  • And, the former Scottish first minister says former British premier Tony Blair could be tried for war crimes in Scotland after the release of the Iraq War Inquiry later this week.

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