Islamic State (IS)

Bomb rips through minivan in Afghan capital, at least 4 dead
Middle East

Bomb rips through minivan in Afghan capital, at least 4 dead

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A bomb ripped through a minivan in a mostly Shiite neighborhood of the Afghan capital on…
In Syria camp, forgotten children are molded by IS ideology
Middle East

In Syria camp, forgotten children are molded by IS ideology

AL-HOL, Syria (AP) — At the sprawling al-Hol camp in northeast Syria, children pass their days roaming the dirt roads,…
Lebanese acting FM steps down over remarks on Gulf Arabs, IS
Middle East

Lebanese acting FM steps down over remarks on Gulf Arabs, IS

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s acting foreign minister stepped down on Wednesday amid a diplomatic row with Gulf Arab countries after…
Lebanon’s foreign minister asks to quit after comments strained Gulf ties
Middle East

Lebanon’s foreign minister asks to quit after comments strained Gulf ties

Lebanon’s foreign minister asked the president to be relieved of his duties on Wednesday, the presidency said, after his comments…
Taliban, Afghan forces start three-day Eid ceasefire
Middle East

Taliban, Afghan forces start three-day Eid ceasefire

A three-day ceasefire between the Taliban and Afghan forces came into effect on Thursday as Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the festival…
UN experts: Islamic State committed genocide against Yazidis
Middle East

UN experts: Islamic State committed genocide against Yazidis

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of a UN team investigating atrocities in Iraq announced Monday it has found “clear…
Al-Azhar condemns Islamic State murder of coptic man in North Sinai
Egypt

Al-Azhar condemns Islamic State murder of coptic man in North Sinai

Al-Azhar, the top institution in the world of Sunni Islam, condemned on the Islamic State’s murder of a Coptic Egyptian…
Egypt’s Interior Ministry kills 3 terrorists involved in executing Coptic citizen in Sinai
Egypt

Egypt’s Interior Ministry kills 3 terrorists involved in executing Coptic citizen in Sinai

The Egyptian Ministry of Interior announced Monday that it has killed three terrorists involved in executing a Coptic man who…
1 killed, 12 wounded in market explosion in Iraq’s capital
Middle East

1 killed, 12 wounded in market explosion in Iraq’s capital

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) — A powerful explosion rocked a market in east Baghdad on Thursday, killing one person and injuring…
Opinion: Mercy for Nawal el-Saadawi
Opinion

Opinion: Mercy for Nawal el-Saadawi

“If I returned back in time, I would do it all over again. This is what I learned from my…
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