Bahrain orders probe into death of prisoner

Bahraini authorities ordered Saturday an investigation into the "beating and death" of an inmate in custody, the interior ministry said.

Taiwan bans high-level officials from studying in China

 Taiwan has banned its senior officials from studying in China for "national security" reasons in the latest dispute overshadowing improved ties with China, an official said Wednesday.

Lebanon warns refugees against returning to Syria

Lebanon`s interior ministry Saturday warned all Syrian refugees registered in the country not to go back to Syria as of Sunday, threatening that those who leave "will be deprived of their refugee status".

Libya chaos deepens with Benghazi air strike on jihadists

A rogue Libyan ex-general resumed air strikes on jihadists in the city of Benghazi Wednesday, while gunmen attacked an interior ministry team in Tripoli tasked with protecting the outgoing government.

Six police killed in Kabul suicide attack: Officials

A suicide bomber blew himself up at the Afghan interior ministry Wednesday, killing six police officers just three days before the country`s presidential election, which the Taliban have vowed to disrupt.

Envelope explodes when opened in Naples office

An envelope addressed to an Interior Ministry official in Naples has exploded while being opened, slightly injuring a secretary in the prefect`s office.

Saudi Arabia denies grace period extension for illegal foreigners

Saudi Arabia has denied reports that the grace period for foreigners staying illegally in the kingdom to regularise their situation will be extended.

Pakistan PM halts executions till new President takes over

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday directed the Interior Ministry to halt all executions till September 9 when the new President will take over, a media report said.

17 killed in clashes at Yemen`s interior ministry

At least 17 people were killed and dozens of others wounded in clashes between the security forces and gunmen belonging to a group of army defectors at the Yemeni interior ministry Tuesday.

Pak court seeks reply on status of prisoners

Pak court has sought a reply from Interior Min regarding failure to release of foreign prisoners, including 33 Indians, who had completed their jail terms.

UK suspends top border officials, launches inquiry

The suspensions and inquiry come just months before London is due to host the 2012 Olympic Games.

Suicide bombing in Kazakhstan, two killed

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside the headquarters of the security services in the Kazakh capital Astana early Tuesday, killing two people.

Whistleblower says Russian troops fed dog food

Interior Ministry troops were fed dog food earlier this year to save money.

Egyptian Army protecting Interior Ministry

The Egyptian Army is trying to restore order amid widespread looting.