Iraqi security forces killed at least 14 people in the holy city of Kerbala overnight after opening fire on protesters, medical and security sources said, in a return to tactics denounced by the government ...
Congo will deploy security forces to protect teams transporting the bodies of Ebola victims for burial, the government said, after several attacks on health workers during the latest Ebola outbreak ...
Taliban fighters overran a northern Afghan army base, killing at least 17 soldiers with dozens feared captured in a stinging blow to security forces already struggling to push insurgents from eastern Ghazni.
In a huge security operation, Jordanian forces laid siege to the building in a residential part of Salt on Saturday night in a search for those responsible for a bomb attack on Friday on a police van.
Taliban fighters continued to roam Ghazni, torching government offices and in control of several police checkpoints.
Initial reports said two gunmen had stormed the building in Erbil in the early morning and had shot and wounded a policeman.
Taliban militants killed 30 members of the Afghan security forces in an ambush in the western province of Badghis on Wednesday.
Brazilian President Michel Temer ordered security forces on Friday to clear roads blocked by truckers staging a five-day-old strike that has left the country virtually paralysed.
The government on Monday seized the Yarmuk Palestinian camp and adjacent neighbourhoods of Tadamun and Hajar al-Aswad, putting Damascus fully under its control for the first time since 2012.
Taliban fighters battled police and troops in the western city of Farah overnight, officials said, as security forces struggled to regain control of a city that has been under growing pressure from the militants for months.
Afghan security forces arrested seven suspected militants who were planning to attack a government-run hospital and an interior ministry office in the capital Kabul on Thursday, officials said.