January 17, 2015
Bahraini forces cracked down on the thousands protesting the detention of political prisoners on Friday. The protests erupted in response to the indefinite extension of Sheikh Salman's detention.
Warring Libyan factions announced a ceasefire and agreed to continue UN peace talks next week. The talks will focus on forming a national unity government.
January 16, 2015
A look into the restive nation's increasingly troubling relationship with those who don't believe.
January 15, 2015
A search team uncovered a mass grave of 16 corpses northern Iraqi area previously held by Daesh militants and liberated by peshmerga and Iraqi Shia troops last November.
Three more decapitated bodies were found in the restive North Sinai governorate Wednesday, according to one security source, following a troubling trend of brutal Islamist militant insurgency in the area.
January 14, 2015
Cumhuriyet, a Turkish newspaper, was ordered police protection after publishing the last Charlie Hebdo cartoon of the Prophet Mohammad.
The controversial new edition of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, available in newspapers Wednesday, will be featured in six new languages, including Turkish, while a digital version will be available in Arabic.
January 13, 2015
A video by the militant group in Iraq and Syria purports to show a young boy, thought to be around 10 or 11 years old, shooting dead two men they call
A explosive-laden car entered a checkpoint east of Benghazi before detonating and killing three Libyan soldiers Tuesday, the AFP reports.
Seven convicted militants were executed in Pakistan, bringing the total number to 16 since the country lifted a six-year moratorium on the death penalty.
More than 10,000 troops were deployed across France to protect Jewish schools and synagogues in wake of the deadly terror attacks last week.
January 10, 2015
According to the Interior Ministry of Saudi Arabia, three of the four gunmen who attacked the Saudi-Iraq border on Monday have since been identified as Saudi nationals. The attackers and three others were killed in the attack.
January 9, 2015
Two Charlie Hebdo suspects have been killed by French security forces and their hostage freed, meanwhile, the armed siege at a kosher supermarket in Paris left five people including the hostage taker dead.
At least two people have been killed in a kosher supermarket, while a gunman took five hostages, according to police in Paris.
Saudi blogger Raif Badawi received 50 lashes in public for "insulting Islam", despite a global outcry from human rights groups calling for his release.