Afghan forces and the NATO-led coalition troops have arrested four Taliban local leaders in separate operations, the coalition forces said Tuesday.
A suicide car bomber detonated his explosive-packed car in Syria's central province of Hama Monday evening, leaving an unknown number of casualties.
Saudi Arabia ranks the seventh highest morbidity of diabetes in the world with 3.4 million patients, according to Okaz newspaper on Monday.
Patriot missile defense systems from the Netherlands are being unloaded from a ship in Iskenderun Port of southern Turkey early Monday morning, private Dogan news agency reported.
Casualties were feared as a team of Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen raided a police compound in western Afghan capital of Kabul early Monday morning.
Almost a third of all detainees recently transferred to Afghan control have been tortured and Afghanistan's spy agency is operating secret facilities to avoid international scrutiny, a United Nations report released on Sunday said.
Iran's representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Friday that no "agreement" was reached in the recent two-day talks between Iran and the nuclear watchdog, the ISNA news agency reported.
China on Friday encouraged Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency to further strengthen cooperation after the two parties ended their two-day talks in Tehran Thursday.
The Yemeni Interior Ministry said Friday that it has tightened security around the French embassy in the capital of Sanaa, after a French-backed ground offensive against Islamist militants in the African country of Mali.
An operation launched by the Algerian army to free hostages detained by an armed group in a gas field facility in the southernmost province of Illizi has ended.
More than 100 people were shot, stabbed or possibly burned to death by government forces in the Syrian city of Homs, a monitoring group said.
The UN nuclear watchdog and Iran appear to have failed again in talks this week to finalise a deal to unblock an investigation into suspected atom bomb research in the Islamic state.