A US air strike in Afghanistan has killed a high-ranking Al Qaeda operational commander, the US military said on Friday.
The US military named the target of the strike as Abu Khalil Al-Sudani, saying he was killed in a July 11 str
Two bombings by suspected Boko Haram militants killed an estimated 50 people at a market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Gombe on Thursday, officials from two disaster agencies said.
Nobody has claimed responsibility for the
Egypt's military killed 35 Islamist militants in North Sinai on Thursday, security sources said, a day after the deadliest clashes in the region in years.
The sources said those killed had taken part in Wednesday's fightin
Four people were killed when a car exploded near a Shi'ite mosque in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, on Friday, but authorities said militants failed in their bid to hit the mosque itself.
The attack targetted worshippers in Al-Anoud mo
Car bombs exploded in the parking lots of two heavily fortified five-star hotels in central Baghdad late on Thursday, killing at least 10 people, police and medical sources said.
A further 30 people were wounded in the blasts, whi
At least 10 people were killed in heavy clashes in Yemen on Friday despite a five-day humanitarian truce, while aid distribution to the millions deprived of food, fuel and medicine by weeks of fighting and air strikes continued.
Boko Haram bombers killed 23 people on Thursday (February 26), authorities said, as the Islamist insurgents fight back against a military offensive launched by Nigeria and three neighbouring countries.
A suicide bomber at a bus st
The World Health Organization has approved the first rapid test for Ebola in a potential breakthrough for ending an epidemic that has killed almost 10,000 people in West Africa, it said.
The test, developed by US firm Corgenix Med
Two brothers wanted for a bloody attack on the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo were killed on Friday when anti-terrorist police stormed their hideout, while a second siege ended with the deaths of four hostages.
Egypt has ordered an investigation into an accident in which a Kuwaiti container ship and a fishing vessel collided in the Red Sea in an incident that killed 13 Egyptians.
A statement from the prosecutor's office said initial