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Rocket siren sounds in southern Israeli community near Gaza border

Israel's air force hit a Hamas post in the Gaza Strip today after a rocket was fired from the Palestinian enclave toward Israel, the military said.

50 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan's Ghor

Fifty Taliban militants were killed in the central Afghanistan Ghor province in air strikes by government forces, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday.

New Darul Uloom fatwas: Wearing wig during namaz, shaving others' beards un-Islamic

New Darul Uloom fatwas: Wearing wig during namaz, shaving others' beards un-Islamic

Muslim seminary Darul Uloom Deoband has advised the Muslim to shun wigs while offering namaz and said that shaving or trimming one's beard is 'un-Islamic'.

Israel arrests UN Gaza employee for aiding Hamas

Israel said on Tuesday it had arrested and charged a United Nations employee for allegedly providing "material assistance" to the Islamist movement Hamas.

Bangladesh upholds death sentence for six militants

A Bangladesh court on Thursday upheld the death sentence for six Islamist militants convicted over a suicide bombing in 2005 of a lawyer`s office that killed eight people, a top prosecutor said.

Second French church attacker was known to police: Report

Police have identified the second assailant who attacked a church in northern France this week as a 19-year-old known to security services as suspected of having Islamist militant links, sources said on Thursday.

Bangladesh identifies masterminds of deadly Dhaka terror attack

Bangladesh identifies masterminds of deadly Dhaka terror attack

Bangladesh said it has identified the masterminds of the deadly Dhaka cafe terror attack.

Kurdish militant bomb attacks on Turkish army outpost kill six

Two bomb attacks by Kurdish militants ripped through a military outpost and an army vehicle in southeast Turkey on Sunday, killing six members of the armed forces, the military said, showing no let-up in a conflict which flared a year ago.

Iraqi forces retake key airbase from south of Mosul from ISIS

Iraqi forces have captured a key airbase from the Islamic State group that can serve as a launchpad for retaking the jihadist-held city of Mosul, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Saturday.

Dhaka cafe attackers used five pistols, two AK-22 rifles

The Islamist militants who killed 22 people, including an Indian girl, in the brazen assault at a cafe here used five pistols and three AK-22 rifles, police said on Thursday.

Turkish authorities detain 3 new suspects over Ataturk airport terror attack

Turkish authorities detain 3 new suspects over Ataturk airport terror attack

Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have detained three new suspects in connection with the attack at Istanbul's airport that killed at least 44 people.

At least 43, including several children, killed in Syria army shelling of rebel town

At least 43, including several children, killed in Syria army shelling of rebel town

Fierce government bombardment of an opposition-controlled Syrian town has killed 43 people.

UN refugee chief urges Pakistanis not to label Afghan refugees 'terrorists'

UN refugee chief urges Pakistanis not to label Afghan refugees 'terrorists'

The United Nations refugee chief on Thursday urged Pakistanis not to blame Afghan refugees for terrorism in their country, amid growing public calls for their deportation and worsening relations between the two neighbours.

SIMI operative, accused in 2008 serial blast, nabbed from Karnataka

SIMI operative, accused in 2008 serial blast, nabbed from Karnataka

The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has arrested an alleged SIMI operative, who was wanted in the 2008 serial bomb blasts in the city, from Belgam in Karnataka.

Attack on minorities: Over 1 lakh Bangladesh clerics issue fatwa against extremism

Attack on minorities: Over 1 lakh Bangladesh clerics issue fatwa against extremism

Over 100,000 Islamic scholars and clerics in Bangladesh on Saturday issued a fatwa against violent extremism in the light of brutal attacks by Islamists on minorities and secular writers in the Muslim-majority nation.

Shiv Sena asks Muslims brothers to join fight against ISIS

Shiv Sena asks Muslims brothers to join fight against ISIS

Days after the latest ISIS video showed Indian Jihadis in its ranks warning to avenge purported atrocities on Muslims in India, the Shiv Sena on Monday dubbed the issue as extremely 'serious' and asked the Muslims to come forward in the fight against the dreaded extremist Islamic organization.

We support retributive justice for war crimes in Bangladesh: India on Nizami's hanging

Reacting to execution of top Islamist leader Motiur Rahman Nizami, India today said it was supportive of the judicial process to ensure justice in war crimes committed during the movement for the independence of Bangladesh in 1971.

Philippine militants release four Indonesian sailors

Four Indonesian sailors kidnapped by suspected Islamic militants in the strife-torn southern Philippines were released Wednesday, the second group of Indonesian hostages to be freed this month.

Fire ravages Muslim prayer hall in Corsica, criminal attack suspected

Fire ravages Muslim prayer hall in Corsica, criminal attack suspected

A Muslim prayer hall in the French island of Corsica was ravaged by fire today in what prosecutors said was probably a criminal attack.

Derogatory remarks against Prophet: ISIS takes credit for hacking Hindu tailor to death in Bangladesh

Derogatory remarks against Prophet: ISIS takes credit for hacking Hindu tailor to death in Bangladesh

At least two assailants hacked a Hindu tailor to death in central Bangladesh on Saturday, police said, amid a rise in attacks on religious minorities by extremist groups in the Muslim-majority nation.