Militants stormed a packed Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital during Friday prayers, in an attack that lasted for hours and ended with at least 20 worshippers killed
A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a Shiite mosque in Kabul in what officials said was an ongoing attack, the latest violence to strike the Afghan capital.
Pakistan orders probe on military for killing demonstrators, protests mirror growing unrest in nation
Pakistan on Saturday ordered an inquiry into the killings of four civilians by the paramilitary force at a recent protest in a restive northwestern town.
A bombing in a Bahrain town — which is home to a prominent Shiite cleric — has killed one police officer and wounded two.
Tehran: Iran will maintain its support for the Syrian government despite the deaths of hundreds of its advisers and volunteers in the six-year civil war, a commander said in comments published today.
The United Nations has announced a new ceasefire in war-ravaged Yemen from early Thursday, after a week of escalated fighting sparked new international calls to end the conflict.
An Afghan official says that at least 17 people including a policeman are dead after a militant attack on a Shiite shrine in the capital Kabul late Tuesday.
Gunmen riding a motorcycle opened fire on a moving bus in Pakistan and killed four women from the Shiite Muslim minority in an apparent sectarian attack, officials said Tuesday.
A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 15 people in a Shiite area of northern Baghdad on Sunday, security and medical officials said.
A suicide bombing against a security check point in northern Baghdad has killed at least 10 people, Iraqi officials said on Sunday.
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200, marking the first time the extremists have struck Kabul and raising fears of their growing strength and capability in Afghanistan.
Karradah, a commercial hub on the east bank of the Tigris River, long had a reputation as one of Baghdad's most diverse neighbourhoods.
Iraqi officials say a suicide car bomber has hit a police checkpoint, killing eight people in a Baghdad district that was struck by a deadly attack the day before.
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks in Baghdad, but they bore the hallmarks of the Islamic State group.
Suicide bombers struck outside the Shiite shrine Sayyida Zeinab near Syria's capital Damascus in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.
The first was a suicide bombing at the entrance of Damascus' Ziabiyeh district while the second explosion was the result of a car bomb in al-Teen street.
The bombings in and around Baghdad by IS, are seen as an attempt by the militants to distract the security forces' attention away from the front lines.
Islamic State claimed responsibility only for the deadliest bombing of the day, which took place in Baghdad's northeastern Shaab neighbourhood.
Delayed peace talks aimed at ending 13 months of conflict in Yemen were set to resume Friday
Police seized at least 10 grenades as well as firearms and bullets Monday from a home in a northern Bangladeshi village where an explosion left two suspected militants with fatal injuries.