China has put a hold on India's request to add the head of the Pakistani militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad to the United Nations' al Qaeda-Islamic State blacklist, UN diplomats said on Friday, eliciting an angry reaction from the Indian go
Indian security forces killed one more gunman on Sunday at an air base attacked by militants a day earlier, leaving one assailant still suspected at large in the sprawling facility near the border with Pakistan.
Gunfire and blasts
Bahrain has detained a former member of parliament on charges of financing militants, state news agency BNA said.
The agency did not name the man but quoted the director of criminal investigations as saying he was held on August 1
Saudi Arabia's interior ministry said on Saturday a wanted militant, a supporter of Islamic State, had been killed in an exchange of fire with police when he refused to surrender.
Youssef Al Ghamdi was surrounded by police in
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
In an oil field in northeastern Syria, a queue of trucks lines up daily to load crude sold cheaply by Islamic State militants who have hijacked parts of the country's energy industry in their bid to build a caliphate.
Sales at Sha
The US is planning to sell Tunisia a dozen advanced attack helicopters as Washington seeks to help the North African state stamp out a mounting threat from Islamist militants.
"We asked the US to give us about 12 Black Hawks,"
Hamas Islamist militants have agreed to a 24-hour humanitarian truce in their conflict with Israel in the Gaza Strip, a spokesman for the group said on Sunday, hours after fighting between the sides resumed.
Online backers of the Sunni Islamist militants who seized swaths of Iraq this month have said that any US air strikes on the fighters will lead to attacks on Americans.
US President Barack Obama has offered up to 300 American advi
Libya's new premier has said that his cabinet will focus on fighting militants, securing borders and building up armed forces with foreign help, and appealed to hardliners who want his government removed.
Libya is caught up in