A bomb near a courthouse killed three people and wounded nine in the town of Mahmoudiyah, south of Baghdad.
For the residents, it was the quietest night in almost four weeks, with no massive explosions or new scenes of devastation to wake up to.
The attack came hours after the ousted Islamist president was sentenced to 20 years in jail by a court here.
The Pentagon on Tuesday shot down the Guardian story that the IS leader was seriously wounded by the US-led attack.
The ground fighting and the airstrikes have pushed Yemen to the brink of collapse.
The ground fighting and the airstrikes have pushed Yemen, the Arab world's poorest country, to the brink of collapse.
The Israeli Defence Ministry recognised Abu Khdeir as a victim of "hostile action" in July 2014.
Tuesday's verdict sparked no immediate street protests, reflecting the toll of a heavy security crackdown on any show of dissident.
A Somali police officer says a car bomb has exploded outside a restaurant in the Somali capital near the presidential palace.
Saudi led airstrikes aim rebels' weapon cache touching off massive explosions and killing 19.
Egypt's Sinai has witnessed many violent attacks by militants since the January 2011 revolution that toppled ex-president Hosni Mubarak.
Following the reports of a 'woman' sexually harassing other women, a man was arrested for molestation.
The bomb was apparently planted under a seat and was detonated by remote control, said police official Yusuf Ali.
The European Union says that more than 7,000 migrants have been plucked from the Mediterranean since Friday.
The extremist Islamic State group, which controls a third of both Iraq and Syria in its self-declared caliphate, on Sunday released a video purportedly showing militants killing two groups of Ethiopian Christians in Libya. The release of the 29-minute video comes a day after Afghanistan’s president blamed the extremists for a suicide attack in his […]
Afghanistan and Iran announced plans for security cooperation to combat the Islamic State group, including possible joint military operations.
Footage shows the captives in the south being shot dead and the captives in the east being beheaded on a beach.
An Egyptian court has sentenced 11 soccer fans to death for a soccer riot in 2012 that left 74 people dead.
They are men and women like us, our brothers seeking a better life, starving, persecuted, wounded, exploited, victims of war.
Archbishop Welby backed military action against Islamic State jihadists in Iraq, called them an 'extraordinary threat.'
United Nations reported that Islamic State captives flee captured villages amid unrest in the province.
Iran's revolutionary guard said inspectors would be barred from military sites under any nuclear agreement with world powers.
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma on Saturday cancelled a state visit to Indonesia to deal with a wave of anti-immigrant violence at home and promised peace to those who wished to remain in Africa’s most advanced economy. The unrest which began in the port city Durban two weeks ago and spread to Johannesburg, Africa’s economic […]
The killings come amid continued violent activity by jihadist groups that had previously taken control of northern Mali.
Overnight, small groups attacked shops in several areas around Johannesburg, police said.
UN called for an immediate ceasefire, saying the country was "in flames" and all sides must return to political negotiations.
Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of arming the Huthis, Yemen's Zaidi Shiite minority which has long complained of marginalisation.
Iraqi officials say they believe government forces have killed Saddam Hussein's former deputy...
He reaffirmed the UN's readiness to support the ongoing efforts by Nigeria and its neighbours to end the insurgency.
Ban Ki-moon called for an immediate cease-fire in Yemen to spur peace talks and get lifesaving aid into the impoverished country.
Al-Qaida fighters clashed Thursday with members of one of Yemen's largest infantry brigades outside Mukalla.
With unemployment and poverty levels high in South Africa, the immigrants are accused of taking jobs that should go to South Africans.
Israel's annual Holocaust memorial day, marked Thursday, is one of the most solemn on the nation's calendar.
The UN peace envoy to Yemen Jamal Benomar has resigned after losing support from Gulf countries for his mission in the conflict-riven nation.
UN special representative on sexual violence said Wednesday she is making her first trip to the Middle East where extremist groups are increasingly using rape and sexual attacks as a "tactic of terror."
Coalition of Arab countries launched the air strikes on March 26, after Huthi rebels seized Sanaa last year.