29 Aug 2015
Dubai: The proposed bilateral cricket series between India and Pakistan due to be held in the UAE later this year should be postponed until long-standing border unrest between the two countries ends, said former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar.
29 Aug 2015
Islamabad: Pakistan has banned the Islamic State (IS) militant group that has overrun vast stretches of Iraq and Syria after repeatedly denying the dreaded outfit's presence within its territory.
23 Aug 2015
Arras: Authorities on Sunday interrogated a suspected jihadist gunman who was overpowered by passengers on a packed Amsterdam-Paris train, as officials say he had visited Syria and was known to intelligence services.
25 Aug 2015
United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that he was appalled by reports that Islamic State militants had demolished a temple in Syria's ancient Palmyra.
24 Aug 2015
London: Swaggering in the desert and glowering menacingly at the camera, Islamic State terrorist group's infamous executioner Jihadi John has in a newly released video vowed to return to Britain and carry on cutting off heads.
19 Aug 2015
Beirut: The Islamic State group has beheaded the 82-year-old former antiquities director for the ancient city of Palmyra, Syria's antiquities chief and a monitor said. Photos purporting to show Khaled al-Assaad's body tied to a post in Palmyra were circulated online by IS supporters.
17 Aug 2015
Beirut: The toll in a deadly series of Syrian government air raids on a rebel-held town outside Damascus rose to 96 people early this morning, a monitoring group said.
21 Aug 2015
Melbourne: Australia has received a formal request from US to expand its role in the fight against the dreaded Islamic State militant group in Syria. The request was sent to the Australian embassy in Washington yesterday, media reported.
11 Aug 2015
Stockholm: A pregnant 15-year-old Swedish girl was held by the Islamic State group in Syria after running away from her foster home with her boyfriend to join Al-Qaeda, media reported.
13 Aug 2015
Damascus: Iran's Foreign Minister, who negotiated his country's nuclear deal with world powers, discussed ways of ending Syria's civil war with President Bashar Assad in Damascus today, as attacks surged around the Syrian capital, killing at least 36 people and wounding dozens.