For only the second time in two months, Egypt has opened the Rafah terminal allowing around more than 600 Palestinians to leave Gaza.
Iraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani says the peshmerga have claimed unexpected victories in their fight against the Islamic State group.
A Saudi raid against "terrorists" in a town populated by minority Shi'ites which killed four militants, has also reportedly claimed the life of a teenager.
Seven people including a policeman and paramilitary soldier were killed in two separate incidents when Pakistani security forces hit militant hideouts in the...
Kurdish Peshmerga forces have broken a months-long siege by Islamic State fighters in northwestern Iraq, allowing thousands of trapped Yezidis to leave Mount Sinjar.
Kurdish forces say they have broken a siege by Islamic State fighters in Iraq.
Israeli air planes have struck targets in the Gaza Strip after a rocket was fired from the Palestinian enclave.
A monitoring group says the bodies of 230 people killed by the Islamic State group have been found in a mass grave in Syria.
Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai says she's heartbroken by "the senseless and cold blooded" killing of scores of children by Taliban militants in Pakistan.
Iran's media say the Sydney siege by an Iranian-born gunman is linked to Islamic State.
The U.S. military shut its last detention center in Afghanistan on Wednesday, a day after a Senate Intelligence Committee report highlighted torture of terrorism...
Members of an Israeli family have been injured in an acid attack by a Palestinian hitchhiker near Bethlehem, the army says.
Images of a woman walking through Kabul with bare legs has sparked controversy across Afghanistan.
The Palestinian leadership has blamed Israel for the "killing" of Ziad Abu Ein, as tensions threaten to boil over again.
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