A gunman disguised as a tourist opens fire at a Tunisian hotel, killing 28 people, including British, German and Belgian tourists.
Fifteen foreign tourists were injured when a hot air balloon hard landed in central Turkey on Friday, the state-run Anatolia news agency reported.
After suffering losses to the Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, the Islamic State (IS) militants unleashed a retaliatory offensive against predominantly Kurdish areas in northern Syria on Thursday.
Islamic State fighters launched simultaneous attacks against the Syrian government and Kurdish militia overnight, moving back onto the offensive after losing ground in recent days to Kurdish-led forces near the capital of their "caliphate".
Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) is to hold a meeting later on Monday to discuss the formation of a new Palestinian government and its political platform, a senior group official said.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced the national unity government he formed with Hamas last year will dissolve.
Al-Qaida on Tuesday confirmed that Nasir al-Wahishi, its No. 2 figure and leader of its powerful Yemeni affiliate, was killed in a US strike, making it the harshest blow to the global militant network since the killing of Osama bin Laden.
As many as 2,800 Syrian refugees have flocked into Turkey in the latest surge of people fleeing fighting between Kurdish forces and Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria's Tel Abyad town, Anadolu Agency reported on Monday.
Top al-Qaida leader Nasir al-Wuhayshi has been killed in a U.S. drone strike in Yemen.
A group of young men use a selfie stick to take a picture of themselves in shallow waters known as the first cataract of the River Nile outside Khartoum, Sudan, May 22, 2015
The Lebanese Shiite militant party Hezbollah said a "prominent leader" of the Islamic State (IS) was killed on Tuesday in the Qalamoun region adjacent to the country's eastern border with Syria.
A court sentenced 11 men to death on Tuesday for their part in Egypt's worst violence at a soccer stadium, in which more than 70 fans were killed in 2012.