Monday, June 29, 2015
Egypt faced treacherous weather conditions Saturday as a sandstorm blanketed the north of the country and a magnitude-5.2 earthquake centered in the Sinai Peninsula shook buildings more than 200 miles away in the capital, Cairo.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Tunisia's prime minister on Saturday called for all citizens to work together to defeat terrorism as thousands of tourists prepared to leave the North African country in wake of its worst terrorist attack ever.
Kurdish forces drove Islamic State group fighters from the flashpoint Syrian border town of Kobane on Saturday, after a killing spree by the jihadists left more than 200 civilians dead.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
A suicide bomber blew himself up during Friday prayers at a Shiite mosque in the Kuwaiti capital, killing at least 15 people, and in an unprecedented attack claimed by the Islamic State group.
The Vatican came under fire from Israel Friday after signing a historic first accord with Palestine, two years after officially recognizing it as a state.
The Islamic State group killed 120 civilians in a 24-hour rampage through the Kurdish town of Kobane in what a monitor said Friday was one of the jihadists' "worst massacres" in Syria.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Islamist militants in four regions of Russia's Caucasus have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, according to a recording which was welcomed by IS after being posted online.
The Islamic State group launched a two-pronged offensive in northern Syria on Thursday after several setbacks, re-entering the symbolic battleground town of Kobane and seizing parts of the city of Hasakeh.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Israel said Wednesday it was revoking permits for 500 Palestinians from the Gaza Strip to enter Jerusalem ahead of Friday prayers because of rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
A scorching heat wave across southern Pakistan's city of Karachi has killed at least 436 people, authorities said Tuesday, as morgues overflowed with the dead and overwhelmed hospitals struggled to aid those clinging to life.