An Israeli airstrike killed two children in Gaza on Sunday, the Palestinian health ministry said. The same day, the Israeli military said rockets from Syria hit various locations through the Golan Heights.
China has executed eight people convicted of terrorism, including three for their roles in an attack in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in October, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported, citing local authorities.
Wine has been produced in Lebanon for thousands of years but conflict across the Middle East has hit sales and production in recent times. Now the country's winemakers are adopting new tactics to get their products noticed.
The West African country of Senegal has closed its borders with Guinea over fears that the Ebola outbreak could spread, according to the Senegalese Interior Ministry. The closure includes any aircraft and ships traveling to Senegal from Guinea, Sierra Leone or Liberia.
Ebola virus disease is sweeping across West Africa in the largest outbreak of the virus to date. Mortality rates are currently at 60% in a disease where up to 90% of infected people can die. But despite this lethality there remain no licensed treatments or vaccines available, nearly 40 years after the disease was first discovered.