18 Sep 2012
An Egyptian court has sentenced a Coptic Christian school teacher to six years in jail for posting cartoons on Facebook deemed offensive to Islam and for insulting President Mohamed Morsi and his family.
05 Jul 2016
Riyadh: Four Saudi security personnel were killed and five others were wounded in a suicide bombing outside one of Islam's holiest sites, the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, the Interior Ministry has said yesterday.
16 Aug 2016
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday met with new Maldivian Foreign Minister Mohamed Asim who is visiting India on his first overseas trip after assuming office.
09 Apr 2016
Brussels: A fugitive suspect in the November 13 Paris attacks was arrested in Belgium yesterday, French police officials said, after a raid Belgian authorities said was linked to the deadly March 22 Brussels bombings.
12 Dec 2015
Wissembourg: Foued Mohamed-Aggad, one of three young men who shot dead 90 people at a Paris concert hall a month ago, was turned down by the French army and possibly also by the police before Islamic State took him on to fight for them.
22 Jul 2016
Paris: France truck attacker Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel had long plotted the carnage that killed 84 people, prosecutor Francois Molins has said, with the assistance of five suspects who have been formally charged.
17 Jul 2016
United Nations: Egypt today blocked a United Nations Security Council resolution backed by the United States condemning the attempted coup d'etat in Turkey, diplomats said.
24 Feb 2015
Male: The Maldives government on Tuesday defended the arrest of Mohamed Nasheed on terrorism charges and accused the former president of performing "stunts" to grab global attention after India and the US voiced concern over his detention.
17 Jul 2016
Nice: The Islamic State group claimed responsibility today for the truck massacre in Nice, as France highlighted the "extreme difficulty" of preventing such attacks amid tough questions over security failures.
03 Jan 2015
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday greeted people on the eve of Prophet Mohammad's birthday Milad-un-Nabi.