Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authority

An Egyptian court has referred the case of six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of terrorism to the Grand Mufti, Egypt's top religious authority, for a non-binding opinion on their execution.

IS claims bomb attack targeting US-backed force in Syria

A spokesman for a U.S.-backed force in Syria says a suicide bomber from the Islamic State extremist group detonated his explosives on a road in northern Syria, targeting a joint convoy belonging to the force and the U.S.-led anti-IS coalition.

Pakistani ‘hero’ doctor Afridi ‘skeletal,’ deprived of legal rights, attorney claims

It has been more than eight years since U.S. Navy SEALS ceremoniously raided the compound and killed the most wanted man in the world – September 11 mastermind, Usama bin Laden. And while the world’s eyes are now set on eliminating other terrorist targets from ISIS leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi to new Al Qaeda chief, Ayman al Zawahiri – the Pakistani doctor who played a pivotal role in that 2011 operation is still languishing behind bars with little hope of seeing the daylight in the future.

Greek court: 9 jailed ahead of Erdogan visit not terrorists

A Greek court has cleared of terrorism and criminal arms charges nine people arrested in Athens ahead of a 2017 visit by Turkey's president and accused of belonging to a Turkish militant group.

Saudi Arabia shuts down pipeline following drone attack by Yemen Houthi rebels

Rebels in Yemen on Tuesday said they carried out a coordinated drone strike on one of Saudi Arabia’s oil pipelines. The attack, confirmed by the Saudi energy minister, follows recent reports of sabotage against oil tankers in the Persian Gulf off the coast of the United Arab Emirates.