The Muslim World
August 21, 2014
A Romanian official says threats emanating from terrorism and extremism in the Middle East are a source of concern for the European Union (EU), of which his country is a member.
President Obama says US will continue to fight Islamic State, following murder of American journalist
Regime forces in Bahrain have launched a new crackdown on anti-government demonstrations in the Persian Gulf country.
August 19, 2014
Tony Blair has been urged to intervene in the case of an Irish teenager who has been imprisoned without trial in Egypt for a year and is now facing the death penalty in a mass trial, which has been described as a “mockery of a court process”.
August 17, 2014
Up to 3,000 women and girls kidnapped by Islamic State jihadis in Iraq in just a fortnight - and hundreds of men who refuse to convert have been shot dead.
August 13, 2014
Despite the presence of thousands of American troops in Iraq, US President Barack Obama has approved the deployment of 130 more “military advisers” to northern Iraq.
August 12, 2014
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi met with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah late Sunday where they reportedly tackled the restive situation in various countries in the Arab world.
August 11, 2014
Outgoing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey will witness “a new era” during his tenure as the new president of the country.
August 10, 2014
Militants in north-western Iraq have buried women and children alive during their offensive against the Yazidi ethnic minority, according to Iraq’s minister for human rights.
August 7, 2014
The Lebanese Army is working to restore order in Arsal Thursday morning, with a number of missing policemen turning up, after militants withdrew from the northeast border town.
Thousands of minority Yazidi Iraqis marooned on Mount Sinjar face the choice of dying of thirst or surrendering to the Isis fighters.
August 5, 2014
At least four Afghan civilians, including two children, have been killed in a US-led airstrike targeting an area in western Afghanistan.
August 4, 2014
Afghan national security forces backed by the army troops have killed 86 Taliban militants and injured 71 others during cleanup operations across the Asian country over the past 24 hours.
August 2, 2014
A U.S. Senate report on the questioning of terrorist suspects shows techniques were used that were "contrary to our values," President Obama said Friday.
July 31, 2014
Two members of the Nigerian militant Islamic group Boko Haram have been arrested after being found travelling with a young girl strapped with explosives.