Iraqi officials say that 78 people have been killed and 160 wounded in a car bombing carried out by the Islamic State group in the center of Baghdad.
Israeli troops locked down the occupied West Bank's most populous city Hebron and surrounding villages on Saturday after two Israelis were killed in Palestinian attacks nearby.
Hundreds of journalists in Iran have received an anonymous text message warning against contact with "hostile" organizations outside the country, the ISNA news agency reported.
The nature of terrorism, including the increased radicalization of individuals through social media, has changed over the last decade and violent extremism can only be eradicated by including preventive measures, the United Nations chief said in a report to the 193-member General Assembly.
The Taliban on Thursday attacked a convoy of buses transporting police cadets in Kabul, officials said, killing at least 27 of them and wounding 40 in two powerful explosions.
A Palestinian assailant broke into a home in a West Bank settlement early Thursday and stabbed a 13-year-old Jewish girl to death as she slept in bed, the latest in a nine-month wave of violence that had recently shown signs of tapering off.
A frontier town that juts into a hostile neighboring country and has a long history of militants firing upon it doesn't seem like a typical place to seek serenity. But that's exactly what you will find in Metulla, Israel's most northerly point, which is engulfed by Lebanon on three sides but which is home to a nature reserve.
Turkey on Thursday detained 13 suspected Islamic State jihadists over the deadly Istanbul airport attack, as chilling details emerged of how suicide bombers launched their assault.
The Saudi ambassador to the Human Rights Council said Thursday that his country rejects "accusations" from two top human rights groups, who have called for Saudi Arabia's suspension from the U.N.-backed body over its military campaign in Yemen.
The U.N. children's fund warned on Thursday that 3.6 million Iraqi children are at "serious risk" of death, injury, sexual violence, abduction and recruitment into armed groups, and has called on warring parties in Iraq to protect their rights.