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Somali Islamists execute 28 non-Muslims on Kenyan bus

The Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab said it had staged an attack in Kenya on Saturday in which gunmen ordered non‑Muslims off a bus and...

Nigerian village buries 45 after Boko Haram 'slaughter'

At least 45 people were killed in a Boko Haram reprisal attack on a village in northeastern Nigeria, the epicenter of the Islamists' five‑year...

US-led strikes have killed 910 people in Syria - monitor

Air strikes by U. S.-led forces in Syria have killed 910 people, including 52 civilians, since the start of the campaign against Islamic State and other...

Bahrain holds its first major vote since unrest

Voters in Bahrain cast ballots Saturday in the island kingdom's first full parliamentary election since Arab Spring‑inspired protests nearly...

6.2 quake hits central Japan, flattens houses

A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck central Japan late Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, causing houses to collapse and injuring at least 20...

Emirates brands Muslim Brotherhood terrorists

The United Arab Emirates designated the Muslim Brotherhood and dozens of other Islamist groups as terrorist organizations on Saturday, ratcheting up the...

Obama signs order expanding US Afghanistan role - report

U. S. President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing a broader military mission in Afghanistan in 2015 than originally...

Madagascar plague outbreak kills 40, hits capital - WHO

Madagascar has been hit with an outbreak of plague, with 119 confirmed cases and 40 deaths, the World Health Organization said.

Jihadists launch major attack on Iraq's Ramadi

The Islamic State group launched a major attack on the Iraqi city of Ramadi Friday, attempting to seize one of the last urban pockets under government...