Gunmen open fire at anti-govt demonstrators in Baghdad's Khilani Square; 15 including two policemen killed, 60 wounded
The attack came a day after a string of suspicious stabbing incidents targeting demonstrators left at least 13 wounded in Baghdad's Tahrir Square
Iraqi prime minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi formally submits resignation amid mounting pressure from mass anti-govt protests
Three anti-government protesters were shot dead and at least 58 others wounded in Baghdad and southern Iraq on Saturday, security and medical officials said, as Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi formally submitted his resignation to parliament
Iraqi forces shoot dead 40 anti-govt protesters in 24 hours as violence spirals in Baghdad after the burning of Iranian consulate in Najaf
Security forces shot dead 40 anti-government protesters during 24 hours of bloodshed amid spiralling violence in the capital and Iraq’s south, security and medical officials said Thursday, one day after an Iranian consulate was torched
Iraqi forces shoot dead 14 protesters, authorities impose curfew in aftermath of burning of Iranian consulate in Najaf
The torching of the consulate in Najaf, the southern holy city, escalated violence in Iraq after weeks of mass demonstrations that aim to bring down a government seen as corrupt and backed by Tehran
Iraq protests: 18 killed, hundreds injured as masked security forces open fire on protesters in Shiite holy city of Karbala
Iraqi security forces wearing masks and black plainclothes opened fire at protesters in the Shiite holy city of Karbala in Iraq on Tuesday, killing 18 people and wounding hundreds
Saudi Arabia security forces kill eight militants in raid on suspected hideout in Kingdom's restive Eastern Province
The Interior Ministry said security forces launched a raid against a suspected militant hideout on the island of Tarot, Saudi Arabia.
Kabul blasts: At least 20 including two journalists killed in twin explosions at wrestling club; Islamic State claims responsibility
A spokesman at the interior ministry said at least 20 people were killed and another 70 wounded in the blasts. An Afghan security source confirmed the casualty toll. Civilians and members of the security forces also were among the dead and wounded.
Two attacks in Afghanistan kill 92: Suicide blast in Kabul claims 48 lives; Taliban assault in Baghlan kills 44 policemen
Taliban attack on an Afghan military outpost killed up to 44 policemen and soldiers, while a separate suicide blast in Kabul killed at least 48 people as a relentless wave of violence continued across Afghanistan
Bus carrying children attacked in Yemen's Saada leave dozens dead, many injured; Saudi-led coalition blamed
The Huthi rebels' Al Masirah TV reported that 39 people had been killed and 51 wounded, "mostly children". It accused the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Shiite rebels on the side of the government of hitting the bus in an air strike.
At least 16 people were killed and dozens injured after an arms depot exploded in the Sadr City district of the Iraqi capital on Thursday
Mohammed bin Salman's US visit: Ambitious Saudi crown prince aims at strengthening ties with Washington
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman doesn't do things by halves, and his meeting with President Donald Trump is just the beginning of a three-week US tour
A suicide bomber on foot blew himself up in Kabul's Shiite area on Friday, killing at least seven people, officials said, in the latest attack in the Afghan capital
Yemeni witnesses and officials say a powerful car bomb struck a government building in the southern port city of Aden, killing five people and wounding 12.
From a Yemeni missile attack to the resignation of Lebanon's prime minister, the "Cold War" between the West Asia rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran has been heating up
Both Saudi Arabia and the US now accuse Iran of supplying ballistic missiles to Shiite rebels in Yemen, including one that targeted the kingdom's capital of Riyadh and its international airport.
Almost 20 million Shiites converge on Karbala each year for Arbaeen, many on foot and others on chartered buses, from across Iraq and abroad, especially neighbouring Iran.
The forces fighting the remnants of the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria have tacit instructions on dealing with the foreigners who joined the extremist group by the thousands: Kill them on the battlefield
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday promoted a Trump administration goal of uniting Saudi Arabia and Iraq in common cause to counter Iran's growing assertiveness in the Middle East
An Afghan official at the Interior Ministry says suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in western Kabul has killed at least 30 people and wounded 45
Iranian police seizes 100,000 fake Iraq visas, arrest six ahead of November's Shiite pilgrimage of Arbaeen
Iranian police have seized 100,000 fake visas for Iraq and made six arrests ahead of the huge annual Shiite pilgrimage of Arbaeen in November, newspapers reported.