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Shooter of Pakistan’s Ahsan Iqbal linked to Tehreek-e-Labbiak

A suspect arrested for an assassination attempt on Pakistan's interior minister says he is a member of a far-right religious organisation that has previously accused members of the government of Read More

Rouhani: US to face historic regret if nuclear deal ends

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said that the United States will face "historic regret" if it pulls out of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and Western powers. In an address Read More

Islamophobia prompts Muslims to engage in US democracy

American Muslims reported a higher number of incidents of discrimination this past year than any other religious group, but growing Islamophobia has pushed them to become more politically engaged, according Read More

Armenian parliament fails to elect new PM

Armenia's parliament failed to elect a new prime minister after a special session, deepening a political crisis following two weeks of protests against the government. The only candidate for the Read More

Israel’s walled-in approach to nationhood

Speaking during a 2016 visit to a newly completed security barrier along Israel's border with Jordan near the southern Red Sea city of Eilat, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Read More

Twin ISIL suicide blasts kill 29 in Afghanistan’s Kabul

At least 29 people, including nine journalists, have been killed and dozens wounded after two explosions hit Kabul, according to Afghan health officials. The blasts went off during rush hour Read More

Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia: ‘Gulf unity is necessary’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called for unity in the Gulf region during a visit to Saudi Arabia, his first foreign trip in his new role as the Read More

Malaysia releases photo of suspect in Palestinian’s killing

Malaysian police have released a photo of one of the two suspects in the killing of a Palestinian engineer, and say the duo could still be in the country. Gaza's Read More

Iran to Trump: Stay in nuclear deal or ‘face severe consequences’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on US President Donald Trump to uphold the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, or "face severe consequences". In a televised Read More

Afghanistan: 31 dead in suicide attack on voter centre in Kabul

A suicide bombing at a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul has killed at least 31 people, health officials said. Kabul's acting police chief, Mohammad Daoud Amin, said Read More