1. On 5 August 2012, fifteen Egyptian soldiers were killed in the Sinai in Egypt.
Sinai attack proves Islamist terrorists are targeting Egyptians as well as Israelis.
"There are reportedly Al-Qaida forces in Sinai from Yemen, Iraq, Syria and other Arab and Muslim countries...
Egypt has now closed the Rafah crossing with Gaza after the latest deadly attack
2. On 5 August 2012, three armed men were killed in Libya 'as violence escalates'.
On 4 August 2012, a car bomb exploded near the offices of the military police in Tripoli.
3. On 5 August 2012, a car bomb in Quetta in Pakistan killed five people including two woman and two children.
Police: Bomb kills 5 in southwest Pakistan
4. Turkey's security forces have killed around 115 Kurdish 'rebels' over the past two weeks.
Turkey: 115 Kurdish rebels killed in offensive
The Saudis haven't been able to stop the insurgency, which appears to be worsening.
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