Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 06:28
After more than 200 people were killed in a devastating Islamic State bomb attack in the Iraqi capital, Iraqis turned their anger toward a symbol of government corruption and the state’s failure to protect them: fake bomb detectors.
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 06:44
The news that the Istanbul attack was carried out by a Russian and citizens of Central Asian states that were once part of the Soviet Union might surprise those who have hitherto seen the group as a collection of mostly Arab fighters with a large Western European contingent.
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 06:34
At least 27 Afghan police cadets were killed in twin suicide bombings on a convoy of buses outside the capital, Kabul, on Thursday, officials said. Kabul Police Chief Abdul Rahman Rahimi said the police trainees were traveling on the outskirts of Kabul when a suicide bomber rammed the buses with his car. A second bomber exploded after police and local residents rushed to the scene.
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 06:26
Salafists, the followers of an ultra-conservative school of Islam, were behind a planned attack foiled by Kazakh security services, the head of national security committee KNB said on Thursday.
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 06:24
The three suicide bombers who attacked Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport have been identified as nationals from Russia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, a senior Turkish official said Thursday.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 06:12
Afghanistan's president has ordered a "thorough investigation" into institutionalized sexual abuse of children by police, after AFP revealed the Taliban are using child sex slaves to launch deadly insider attacks.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 06:43
American airstrikes in northern Afghanistan killed at least seven hostages being held in a Taliban prison on Saturday, according to accounts from the families of victims and local officials from the immediate area. Some accounts put the death toll as high as 16.
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 07:06
Heavy fighting between Afghan forces and Islamic State fighters has killed dozens of people, officials said Sunday, raising fears the militant group is staging a comeback months after Kabul said they had been defeated
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 06:28
Nigeria's army on Sunday said it had freed more than 5,000 people held by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 07:32
Thousands of Islamic State fighters are expected to return to Tunisia, where the authorities are uncertain how to deal with the risk they may pose.