Turkey on Wednesday denied a U.S. claim it had agreed a truce with a Kurdish militia targeted as part of its week-old intervention in Syria but Turkish-backed fighters confirmed a lull in the fighting.
An Afghan official says two people were killed when a car bomb exploded in front of the district governor's office in Logar province east of the capital Kabul.
One of the Islamic State's top leaders, Abu Mohamed al-Adnani, described by the U.S. as the "principal architect" of the group's attacks on the West, has been killed in Syria, the jihadist organization announced.
The State Department said Tuesday it is evaluating a video released by the Afghan Taliban showing a Canadian man and his American wife warning that their Afghan captors will kill them and their children unless the Kabul government ends its executions of Taliban prisoners.
The U.N. Security Council warned Tuesday that violations of the cessation of hostilities agreement between Lebanon and Israel could lead to a new conflict "that none of the parties or the region can afford."
One of the Islamic State's top leaders, Abu Muhammed al-Adnani, described by the US as the "principal architect" of the group's attacks on the West, has been killed in Syria, the jihadist organisation announced.
Palestinian authorities are silencing dissent by cracking down on free speech and abusing local journalists and activists critical of their policies, a leading international human rights group said Tuesday.
A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Monday killed at least 45 pro-government recruits, officials said.
Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah are gearing up for their first contest at the polls since 2006 -- a vote for mayors and local councils in 425 communities in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Yazan, a 4-year-old who has never known anything but deprivation, has finally discovered the joy of ice cream after being evacuated from the besieged town of Daraya near the capital of war-torn Syria.