The mosque is next to the palace of the emir of Kano although the emir himself wasn't present.
The Vatican added a speech to Francis' itinerary Sunday at an event in which some Syrian refugees are expected to attend.
On the eve of his trip, Francis repeated that it was legitimate to use force to stop the IS advance.
The virus has spread to other parts of the world, though it has mostly remained centred in Saudi Arabia.
Some of the airstrikes Tuesday struck a popular market near a museum and an industrial neighborhood in the city along the Euphrates River.
With its influence in the Middle East weakened, Moscow is trying to restart Syria talks that collapsed earlier.
The base had been used for civilian purposes since last summer when Tripoli International Airport was destroyed.
Tehran: Iranian authorities released a British-Iranian woman on bail on Sunday, the semi-official ISNA news agency said.
John Kerry proposed to Iranian Foreign Minister that the two sides start discussing post-deadline talks in their latest meeting.
Netanyahu said the bill is a response to Israel's Arab critics who question the country's right to exist.
Al-Abadi called for the additional support after a meeting late Saturday with delegates from the Anbar Provincial Council.
Mohammed Abdelkarim, whose mother and sisters were inside the house when it was set alight, says Hebrew slogans were scrawled on the house.
Sunday's vote marks the long awaited completion of a rocky transition to democracy.
Biden announced $135 million in new U.S. aid for Syrian civilians, including some for Turkey.
The Islamic State group has been trying to seize Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, for months now.
In the video Cantlie, blames British Prime Minister David Cameron for not going far enough to help him.
Two police officers said that the bus traveling to the capital Nairobi with 60 passengers was hijacked
Officials appealed on national radio for the thieves to return the potentially dangerous blood samples.
Boycott by al-Wefaq means the results are unlikely to diffuse tensions between Sunni monarchy and Shiite activists.
Iraq's prime minister said his country and Turkey have agreed on closer security and intelligence cooperation.
Some 168 new confirmed cases emerged in a single week in Sierra Leone's capital of Freetown recently, according to a WHO report.
Four rockets were fired in the past 24 hours, the military said, without elaborating on the test or type of rockets fired.
Streets are subdued, marketplaces are quiet and people are on edge in Jewish areas of Jerusalem.
Kurdish forces, backed by US-led airstrikes, launched a new offensive Wednesday targeting the Islamic State group.
The house demolished in the Silwan neighborhood near the Old City belonged to Abdel Rahman al-Shaludi.
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the midday attack near the ancient citadel in Irbil.
On Tuesday that the strike hit the town of Harem in Syria's Idlib province overnight.
A Palestinian attack, killed 5 and left blood-smeared books and shawls on the floor of a synagogue in Jerusalem.
Israel vowed harsh retaliation Tuesday for a Palestinian attack that killed five people.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned an attack on a synagogue in West Jerusalem.
The death toll was likely to rise because more people were buried under the rubble.
Jerusalem residents have already been fearful of what appeared to be lone wolf attacks using cars or knives against pedestrians.
The ghosts of previous failed attempts at American-Iranian rapprochement loom large.
Veteran diplomat Michel Kafando has been chosen as Burkina Faso’s interim president, officials in the west African country announced on Monday and will head the country until 2015. Kafando was selected after several hours of negotiation, which had begun the previous day. The 72-year-old described the appointment as “more than a honour”. “It is an […]
A series of explosions in Baghdad killed at least five people and wounded nearly 20 on Sunday.
The same video showed the gruesome simultaneous beheadings of at least 18 men described as Syrian military personnel.