Wednesday, February 11, 2015
It is listed as a terror outfit by the U.N. and its chief has a US$10 million U.S. government bounty against him, but Jamaat-ud-Dawa operates freely across Pakistan, testing Islamabad's new resolve to tackle militancy.
A former U.S. congressman visited Iran in December, the first time a current or former American lawmaker was invited to the Islamic republic since its 1979 revolution, he said Monday.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The 2015 Africa Cup of Nations won by Ivory Coast in Equatorial Guinea Sunday was full of controversy with disputed penalties and rioting supporters.
Monday, February 9, 2015
With Australian Peter Greste freed and a Canadian colleague close to release, the other Al-Jazeera journalist arrested in Cairo faces languishing in jail for an indefinite period because he has only Egyptian nationality.
Sunday, February 8, 2015
A series of bombings in the Iraqi capital Saturday killed more than three dozen people hours before the city's longtime curfew was set to come to an end.
Saturday, February 7, 2015
Islamic State extremists claimed that an American woman held hostage by the group was killed Friday in a Jordanian airstrike in northern Syria, but the government of Jordan dismissed the statement as "criminal propaganda" and the U.S. said it had not seen any evidence to corroborate the report.
A prominent jihadi preacher lashed out Friday against Islamic State (IS) militants for burning to death a Jordanian pilot, saying the action was, “not acceptable in any religion.”
Friday, February 6, 2015
Jordanian fighter jets have carried out new air strikes, the military said Thursday, a day after the country's king vowed to wage a “harsh” war against Islamic State (IS) militants who control parts of neighboring Syria and Iraq.