Israel is promising to reopen the a mosque compound after closing it in a move Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas condemned as "a declaration of war".
A US man has pleaded guilty to trying to help Islamic State jihadists, including an unsuccessful bid to travel from Lebanon to Syria to join IS.
Key dates in the west African state of Burkina Faso after President Blaise Compaore, who seized power in 1987, was toppled on Thursday, October 30 and the army...
Israel is promising to reopen a mosque that it closed amid fresh clashes in Jerusalem, after Palestinians condemned the closure as a "declaration of war".
Iraqi peshmerga forces are set to join the fight against IS militants in the Syrian town of Kobane on the Turkish border.
Egypt is demolishing homes along its side of the border with the Gaza Strip.
A three-hour siege southwest of Brisbane has ended peacefully despite reports a man had armed himself with a knife and locked himself in a house.
The UN and European Union have condemned Moscow's support for elections to be held in eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian separatists.
Egypt has begun creating a 500-metre wide buffer zone on its border with the Gaza Strip amid suspicions Palestinian militants are assisting attacks.
A special Bangladesh court has sentenced to death the leader of the country's largest Islamist party, Motiur Rahman Nizami, for war crimes.